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Here you can browse the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to the Transport Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

     The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Order of 28th September 2000, as follows-- 
 Clauses 102 to 152
Schedule 10
Clauses 153 to 160
Schedule 11
Clauses 161 to 190
Schedule 12
Clauses 191 to 198
Schedule 13
Clauses 199 to 203
Schedule 14
Clauses 204 to 210
Schedule 15
Clauses 211 to 214
Schedule 16
Clause 215
Schedule 17
Clause 216
Schedule 18
Clause 217
Schedule 19
Clause 218
Schedule 20
Clause 219
Schedule 21
Clauses 220 to 226
Schedule 22
Clauses 227 and 228
Schedule 23
Clauses 229 and 230
Schedule 24
Clauses 231 to 238
Schedule 25
Clauses 239 to 248
Schedule 26
Clauses 249 and 250
Schedule 27
Clause 251
Schedule 28
Clauses 252 to 254
Schedule 29
Clauses 255 to 261
Schedule 30
Clauses 262 to 267
 
 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 116
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
105     Page 71, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("( ) The authority or authorities in question shall compensate any operator of a local service for any losses incurred by it as a result of such postponement.")
 
  
Clause 118
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
106     Page 72, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  During the twelve months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, and during each subsequent complete period of 12 months in the period beginning with that day and ending with the first day on which regulations have been made under this section, the Secretary of State shall--
    (a)  prepare a report on his proposals for making regulations under this section, and
    (b)  lay a copy of the report before each House of Parliament.")
 
  
Clause 123
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
107     Page 74, line 25, leave out from ("is") to (",  and") in line 27 and insert ("necessary in order to implement relevant general policies") 
  
Clause 124
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
108     Page 75, line 35, at end insert--
    ("(  )  users and potential users of local services, including organisations of disabled people,")
 
  
Clause 126
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
109     Page 76, line 36, leave out ("earlier than 21") and insert ("later than 6") 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
110     Page 76, line 38, at end insert ("with a "break clause" in the event that the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of section 123(1) are no longer met") 
  
Clause 127
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
111     Page 78, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("( ) The authority or authorities in question shall compensate any operator of a local service for any losses incurred by it as a result of such postponement.")
 
  
Clause 128
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
112     Page 78, line 18, leave out paragraph (b) 
113     Page 78, line 23, at end insert ("or to local services which are additional to the local services to be provided under the quality contract") 
114     Page 78, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where there has been material and persistent default on the part of the contractor under a quality contract and such default has had a materially adverse effect on the local services to be provided under the quality contract, any person thereby prejudiced may apply to the appropriate national authority for a declaration that such default has occurred and, upon the making of such declaration, subsection (1) shall no longer apply.")
 
  
Clause 129
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
115     Page 78, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An invitation to tender under this section may not include conditions with respect to the terms and conditions of employment of persons to be employed in providing any service to which the invitation to tender relates.")
 
  
Clause 130
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
116     Page 79, line 25, leave out from beginning to ("action") in line 26 and insert ("If") 
117     Page 79, line 37, leave out from ("129(1)") to end of line 7 on page 80 and insert ("the authority or authorities shall terminate the scheme") 
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
118     Page 82, line 45, at end insert (", and
    (  )  organisations respresenting people unable to read print")
 
  
Clause 136
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
119     Page 83, line 26, leave out from ("scheme") to end of line 27 
  
Clause 137
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
120     Page 83, line 30, at end insert ("provided that it is practicable for it to do so at a cost that is not disproportionate") 
  
Clause 138
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
121     Page 83, line 43, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In determining the appropriate way to provide information, the local authority must have regard to the needs of sensory impaired people and people with learning difficulties for alternative formats.")
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
122     Page 84, line 13, after ("area,") insert--
      ("(aa)  the fares for such local services,")
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
123     Page 84, line 15, after ("concessions,") insert ("fares,") 
  
Clause 139
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
124     Page 84, line 19, after ("operators") insert ("(including arrangements for the apportionment of costs between the authority and those operators)") 
  
Clause 142
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
125     Page 85, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(   )  If information is disclosed in contravention of subsection (4) the local transport authority which required its provision shall be liable to compensate the operator which provided it for any loss suffered by that operator as a result of its disclosure.")
 
  
Clause 143
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
126     Page 85, line 43, leave out ("by approved local authorities") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
127     Page 85, line 44, leave out ("bus lane") 
128     Page 85, line 44, after ("contraventions") insert ("of bus lanes and box junctions") 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
129     Page 86, line 1, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Regulations under subsection (1) may provide for the imposition of penalty charges--
    (a)  by approved local authorities, or
    (b)  both by approved local authorities and by Transport for London or London local authorities or both.")
 
130     Page 86, line 16, leave out from ("buses") to end of line 18 and insert ("(or a particular description of bus), or
    (b)  only by buses (or a particular description of bus) and some other class or classes of vehicular traffic.")
 
131     Page 86, line 18, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  The roads in relation to which regulations under subsection (1) may authorise the imposition of penalty charges are--
    (a)  in the case of an approved local authority, roads in its area,
    (b)  in the case of Transport for London, roads in Greater London of a description prescribed by such regulations or all roads in Greater London, and
    (c)  in the case of a London local authority, roads in its area of a description prescribed by such regulations or all roads in its area.
    (4B)  Before making any regulations by virtue of subsection (4A)(b) or (c) the Secretary of State shall consult--
    (a)  Transport for London, and
    (b)  the London local authorities affected by the regulations.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
132     Page 86, line 18, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An area of a road is a box junction if it is marked in accordance with Diagram No. 1043 or 1044 of the 1994 Regulations.
 
    (  )  An area of road at a junction, other than a roundabout, is or forms a box junction if the order provides that vehicles must not enter in a manner which then causes any part of the vehicle to remain stationary within that area due to the presence of stationary vehicles, except that vehicles waiting to complete a right turn may remain stationary within the area for so long as prevented from completing that turn by reason either of oncoming vehicles or of the presence of other stationary vehicles waiting in or near that area to complete a right turn.")
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
133     Page 86, line 20, leave out paragraph (a) 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
134     Page 86, line 23, leave out paragraph (b) and insert--
    ("(b)  specifying that any penalty charges incurred are to be paid by the driver of the vehicle at the time of the offence,")
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
135     Page 86, line 30, leave out from first ("the") to ("and") in line 32 and insert ("conduct constituting the contravention is the subject of criminal proceedings or where a fixed penalty notice has been given in respect of that conduct") 
136     Page 86, line 33, leave out ("by approved local authorities") 
137     Page 86, line 34, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Regulations under subsection (1) shall include provision for the level of penalty charges in the case of approved local authorities to be set by the authorities subject to the approval of the relevant national authority; and sections 74 and 74A of the Road Traffic Act 1991 apply to penalty charges in the case of Transport for London and London local authorities as they apply to additional parking charges.")
1991 c. 40.
138     Page 86, line 36, after ("charges,") insert--
    ("(  )  make provision for discounts or surcharges (or both),")
 
139     Page 87, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Regulations under this section made by the Secretary of State or the Lord Chancellor may make provision in respect of Greater London different from that in respect of the rest of England.")
 
140     Page 87, line 8, at end insert--
    (""bus" includes a tramcar (within the meaning of section 141A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) and a trolley vehicle (within the meaning of that section),")
1984 c. 27.
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
141     Page 87, line 8, at end insert--
    (""1994 Regulations" means the Traffic Signs and General Directions 1994,")
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
142     Page 87, line 9, leave out ("the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984") and insert ("that Act") 
143     Page 87, line 12, at end insert--
    (""London local authority" means a London borough council or the Common Council of the City of London,")
 
144     Page 87, line 23, leave out ("outside Greater London") 
145     Page 87, line 30, after ("1") insert ("or 6") 
  
Clause 144
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
146     Page 87, line 32, leave out from ("Any") to ("subsection") in line 43 and insert ("person to whom a current statutory travel concession permit has been issued by a travel concession authority and who travels on an eligible service on a journey--
    (a)  between places in the authority's area, and
    (b)  beginning at a relevant time,
is entitled, on production of the permit, to be provided with a half-price travel concession by the operator of the service.
 
    (2)  A travel concession authority must, on an application made to it by any person who appears to the authority to be an elderly or disabled person residing in its area, issue to the person free of charge a permit, in such form and for such period as the authority considers appropriate, indicating that he is entitled to the concession specified in subsection (1).
 
    (2A)  In this section "statutory travel concession permit" means a permit issued pursuant to subsection (2).
 
    (2B)  The Secretary of State (as respects England) or the National Assembly for Wales (as respects Wales) may issue guidance to travel concession authorities to which they must have regard in determining for the purposes of subsection (2) whether a person is a disabled person.
 
    (2C)  Before issuing guidance under subsection (2B) the Secretary of State or National Assembly for Wales shall consult--
    (a)  the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee,
    (b)  associations representative of travel concession authorities, and
    (c)  such other persons as he or it thinks fit.
    (2D)  A person entitled to be issued with a statutory travel concession permit by a travel concession authority may agree with the authority that he is not to be entitled to the concession specified in")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
 
147     Page 87, line 32, after second ("person") insert ("or young person under the age of 19 years and undergoing full-time education and training") 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
148     Page 87, line 34, leave out ("that area") and insert ("England and Wales") 
149     Page 87, line 34, leave out from ("area") to end of line 35 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
150     Page 88, leave out line 8 and insert ("the concession specified in subsection (1)") 
 
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