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Schedule 12
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 221, line 34, leave out paragraph 9 and insert--
 
    ("9.  The appropriate national authority may by regulation make provision for paragraph 8 to apply with the substitution for the number for the time being mentioned in sub-paragraph (5) of that paragraph of a number of years greater than ten.")
 
  
Clause 201
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
     Page 119, line 14, at end insert ("  , and
    (c)  at least one person representative of disabled people")
 
  
Clause 205
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
     Page 120, line 17, at end insert ("including representatives of disabled people") 
  
Clause 206
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 121, line 4, after ("tickets") insert ("including those which involve the use of other forms of transport in conjunction with railway services) and the integration of the railway information and ticket booking facilities.") 
  
Clause 211
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 123, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(2C)  The Authority shall not exercise its powers under sub-sections (2A) and (2B) unless necessary for the purpose of exercising its powers under section 30(1)(a)."")
 
     Page 126, line 47, after ("end") insert ("and the Authority proposes to tender or retender the services in question") 
     Page 127, line 2, leave out from ("services") to end of line 6 and insert ("(other than in the circumstances referred to in subsection (a) above) because the tendering or retendering process has not been completed") 
  
Clause 212
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 128, line 4, after ("may") insert ("by means of competitive tendering") 
  
Clause 213
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
     Page 128, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where the authority secures the provision of carriage of passengers by means of public service vehicles or licensed taxis or private hire vehicles it must ensure such facilities are accessible to disabled people.")
 
  
Clause 224
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 139, line 46, leave out ("seven") and insert ("twenty-eight") 
     Page 140, line 16, leave out ("fourteen") and insert ("twenty-eight") 
     Page 140, line 24, leave out ("21") and insert ("28") 
  
Schedule 23
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 282, line 35, leave out paragraph 6. 
     Page 282, line 40, leave out paragraph 7. 
  
After Clause 249
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In exercising his powers under the Railways Act 1993 (and in particular under sections 9, 17, 18, 19, 21 and 57 and Schedule 4A) the Regulator shall have regard to the need to provide financial incentives to facility owners and installation owners to increase the number of railway services using their facilities and installations and to provide new facilities and installations for that purpose.")Financial incentives to facility owners.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Authority shall exercise its powers under section 80 of the Railways Act 1993 to obtain information (and publish the same in such manner as is calculated to bring it to the attention of those with an interest in such information) at such intervals as it may consider appropriate regarding:
    (a)  spare capacity in respect of railway facilities and network installations, and
    (b)  assets, revenue and profits by reference to such regions as the Authority may consider appropriate.")
Information about Capacity and regional financial performance.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Authority shall have the power to require any facility owner or installation owner to provide to the Authority an independently audited report (which the Authority shall publish the same in such manner as is calculated to bring it to the attention of those with an interest therein):
    (a)  in relation to the condition of the assets owned by such facility owner or installation owner (and the Authority shall exercise such power once a year), and
    (b)  in relation to any projected costs contained in any statement or other document provided to the Authority by such facility owner or installation owner.")
Power to require reports from facility or installation owner.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Any person may apply to the Authority for permission to construct or operate new railway facilities or new network installations and the Authority may grant such permission on such terms as it may consider appropriate.
 
    (2)  A permission granted under subsection (1) shall not obviate the need for the applicant to obtain the appropriate licence from the Regulator and such other permissions and consents that may be necessary for the purpose of constructing or operating such railway facility or network installation or to enter into any access contract that may be required in connection therewith.
 
    (3)  In the event of a dispute between the applicant and any relevant facility owner or installation owner as to the charges payable to such facility owner or installation owner under any access contract required, either person may refer the matter to the Regulator whose ruling as to such charges shall be binding on the applicant and the relevant facility owner or installation owner.")
Permission to construct or operate new railway facilities etc.
  
Schedule 27
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 312, line 13 leave out paragraph 19 
     Page 312, line 37, leave out sub-paragraph (3) 
     Page 313, line 42, leave out sub-paragraph (2) 
     Page 314, line 40, leave out sub-paragraph (6) 
  
After Clause 255
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  After subsection (5) of section 41 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 there shall be inserted--
        (5A)  No order relating to mobile cranes made under this section shall prevent the operator of the mobile crane from carrying a motor bicycle of no more than 250cc displacement with the vehicle."")
Construction and use regulations: mobile cranes.
  
After Clause 256
 
  
BY THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  At the end of paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section 36 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 insert ", or section 4 (drink and drugs)".
 
    (2)  After paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section 36 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988, insert ("or
    (c)  a second offence within two years under section 3 (careless driving) of the Road Traffic Act 1988;".")
Disqualification until test is passed.
 
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