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SCHEDULE 22
 
  RENAMING OF RAIL USERS' CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEES
  PART I
  AMENDMENTS OF RAILWAYS ACT 1993
     1. The Railways Act 1993 has effect subject to the following amendments.
 
     2. - (1) Section 2 (Rail Users' Consultative Committees) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (2), for "Users' Consultative Committees (in this Part referred to as "consultative committees")" substitute "Passengers' Committees".
 
      (3) In subsection (3), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (4) In subsection (4)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees", and
 
    (b) for "consultative committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (5) In subsection (5)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "consultative committees" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees".
      (6) In subsection (6)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" substitute "the Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (7) In subsections (6A) and (7), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (8) In subsection (8), for "consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees".
 
      (9) In the sidenote, for "users' consultative committees" substitute "Passengers' Committees".
 
     3. - (1) Section 3 (Central Rail Users' Consultative Committee) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) For subsection (2) substitute-
 
 
    "(2) There shall be a council to be known as the Rail Passengers' Council."
 
      (3) In subsection (3)-
 
 
    (a) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council", and
 
    (b) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (4) In subsections (4) and (5), for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (5) In the sidenote, for "Central Rail Users' Consultative Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
     4. - (1) Section 43 (closures: notification to and functions of consultative committees) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsections (1) and (2), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (3) In subsection (3), for-
 
 
    (a) "consultative committee" (in both places), and
 
    (b) "committee",
       substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (4) In subsection (4)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
      (5) In subsections (5), (6), (8), (10) and (12), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (6) In the sidenote, for "consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees".
 
     5. In section 46(2) (variation of closure conditions), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
     6. In section 48 (experimental railway passenger services)-
 
 
    (a) in subsection (4) (in both places), and
 
    (b) in subsection (7),
       for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
     7. In section 68(2) (requirement by Regulator to investigate and report), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
     8. - (1) Section 76 (general duties of Central Committee) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1), for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (3) In subsection (2), for "Committee" (in each place) substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (4) In subsection (3)-
 
 
    (a) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council",
 
    (b) for "consultative committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (c) for "the Committee" substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council".
      (5) In subsection (4)-
 
 
    (a) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council", and
 
    (b) for "the Committee" (in both places) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council".
      (6) In subsection (5), for-
 
 
    (a) "the Central Committee" and
 
    (b) "the Committee",
       substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (7) In subsection (6), for "Central Committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (8) In subsection (7)-
 
 
    (a) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council", and
 
    (b) for "the Committee" (in both places) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council".
      (9) In the sidenote, for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (10) In the heading before section 76, for "Central Committee and the consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council and Rail Passengers' Committees".
 
     9. - (1) Section 77 (general duties of consultative committees) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (3) In subsection (2)-
 
 
    (a) for "the committee" (in each place) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
      (4) In subsection (3)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" (in both places) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (5) In subsection (4)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" substitute "the Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (6) In subsection (5)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
      (7) In subsection (6)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "committee's" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee's".
      (8) In subsection (8), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (9) In subsection (9)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" (in both places) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (10) In the sidenote, for "consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees".
 
     10. - (1) Section 79 (annual report by Central Committee and each consultative committee) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1)-
 
 
    (a) for "Each committee" substitute "The Rail Passengers' Council and each of the Rail Passengers' Committees",
 
    (b) for "the committee's" substitute "its", and
 
    (c) for "Central Committee and the consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council and the Rail Passengers' Committees".
      (3) In subsection (1A), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (4) In subsection (2)-
 
 
    (a) for "Each committee" substitute "The Rail Passengers' Council and each of the Rail Passengers' Committees", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" substitute "it".
      (5) In subsection (3)-
 
 
    (a) for "under this section, a committee" substitute "made by it under this section, the Rail Passengers' Council or a Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council or the Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (6) In subsection (4)-
 
 
    (a) omit the definition of "committee", and
 
    (b) in the definition of "first relevant financial year", for the words after "to" substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council or any Rail Passengers' Committee, means the financial year in which it is established."
      (7) In the sidenote, for "Central Committee and the consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council and the Rail Passengers' Committees".
 
     11. - (1) Section 145 (restriction on disclosure of information not to apply to disclosure for facilitating carrying out of certain functions) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (5), for "Central Committee or a consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council or a Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (3) For subsection (7) substitute-
 
 
    "(7) The references in subsection (5) above to a Rail Passengers' Committee includes the London Transport Users' Committee."
 
     12. - (1) Schedule 2 (Rail Users' Consultative Committees) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) Omit paragraph 1.
 
      (3) In paragraphs 2 and 4, for "the committee" substitute "a Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (4) In paragraph 5-
 
 
    (a) for "the committee" (in each place) substitute "a Rail Passengers' Committee",
 
    (b) for "The committee" (in both places) substitute "A Rail Passengers' Committee",
 
    (c) for "Central Committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Council", and
 
    (d) for "consultative committees" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees".
      (5) In paragraph 6-
 
 
    (a) for "the committee" (in each place) substitute "a Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "The committee" substitute "A Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (6) In paragraph 7-
 
 
    (a) for "The committee" substitute "A Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "the committee" (in each place) substitute "a Rail Passengers' Committee".
      (7) Omit paragraphs 9 and 10.
 
      (8) In the heading, for "USERS' CONSULTATIVE" substitute "PASSENGERS'".
 
     13. - (1) Schedule 3 (Central Rail Users' Consultative Committee) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) Omit paragraph 1.
 
      (3) In paragraphs 2 and 4, for "committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (4) In paragraph 5-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "committee" (in each other place) substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
      (5) In paragraph 6, for "committee" (in each place) substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (6) In paragraph 7, for "committee" (in each place) substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
      (7) Omit paragraph 9.
 
      (8) In the heading, for "CENTRAL RAIL USERS' CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE" substitute "RAIL PASSENGERS' COUNCIL".
 
     14. In Schedule 5 (alternative closure procedure)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" (in each place) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee",
 
    (b) for "the committee" (in each place) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Committee",
 
    (c) for "committees" (in both places) substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees", and
 
    (d) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council".
 
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