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SCHEDULE 22, RENAMING OF RAIL USERS' CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEES - continued

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  PART II
  AMENDMENTS OF OTHER ENACTMENTS
 
Transport Act 1962 (c.46)
     15. - (1) Section 56 of the Transport Act 1962 (functions of Central Committee and consultative committees) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (4)-
 
 
    (a) for the words from "duty" to "consider" substitute "duty of the Rail Passengers' Council and each Rail Passengers' Committee to consider",
 
    (b) for "the committee" (in each place) substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council or Rail Passengers' Committee",
 
    (c) for "each committee" substitute "each Rail Passengers' Committee",
 
    (d) for "any consultative committee, to the Central Committee" substitute "any Rail Passengers' Committee, to the Rail Passengers' Council", and
 
    (e) for "Central Committee and the consultative committees for Scotland and for Wales and Monmouthshire" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council and the Rail Passengers' Committees for Scotland and for Wales".
      (3) In subsection (5)-
 
 
    (a) for "Central Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council", and
 
    (b) for the words after "consideration by" substitute "a Rail Passengers' Committee or which has been previously considered by a Rail Passengers' Committee."
      (4) In subsection (6ZA)-
 
 
    (a) for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) for "that committee and the Central Committee" substitute "that Rail Passengers' Committee and the Rail Passengers' Council".
      (5) In subsection (6A), for "A consultative committee" substitute "A Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
      (6) For subsection (20) substitute-
 
 
    "(20) References in this section to a Rail Passengers' Committee shall be construed, in relation to the Greater London area within the meaning of section 2 of the Railways Act 1993, as references to the London Transport Users' Committee."
 
 
Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c.13)
     16. In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (which lists the bodies subject to the jurisdiction of the Parliamentary Commissioner), insert (at the appropriate places in alphabetical order)-
 
 
 
    " Rail Passengers' Committees.
 
    Rail Passengers' Council."
 
Transport Act 1968 (c.73)
     17. In section 55(1) of the Transport Act 1968 (exclusion of Waterways Board), for "the Central Committee and the consultative committees, within the meaning of that section," substitute "the Rail Passengers' Council and the Rail Passengers' Committees".
 
 
Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c.44)
     18. In section 14(1) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (appointments to advisory committees), for "the Rail Users' Consultative Committees," substitute "Rail Passengers' Committees,".
 
 
House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c.24)
     19. In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (other disqualifying offices), insert (at the appropriate places in alphabetical order)-
 
 
 
    " Member of a Rail Passengers' Committee in receipt of remuneration.
 
    "Member of the Rail Passengers' Council in receipt of remuneration."

Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (c.53)
     20. In section 41(1) of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (consultative committees), for the words from "Central" to "Users Consultative" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council and each of the Rail Passengers' ".
 
 
Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c.29)
     21. The Greater London Authority Act 1999 has effect subject to the following amendments.
 
     22. In section 247(3)(b) (London Transport Users' Committee), for "Rail Users' Consultative Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
 
     23. In section 252 (London Transport Users' Committee as Rail Users' Consultative Committee)-
 
 
    (a) in subsection (1), for "Rail Users' Consultative Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee", and
 
    (b) in the sidenote, for "rail users' consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".
     24. In paragraph 11(3) of Schedule 18 (minutes of London Transport Users' Committee meetings), for "Central Rail Users' Consultative Committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Council"."
 
 
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