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Index to Local Transport Bill [HL]


 
INTRODUCTION

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND

Local bus services

Quality partnership and quality contracts schemes

The Bill

Local transport functions

The Bill

Local charging schemes

The Bill

OVERVIEW OF STRUCTURE

TERRITORIAL EXTENT

TERRITORIAL APPLICATION: WALES

Table 1: Clauses which affect the existing powers of, or confer new powers on, the Welsh Ministers

Table 2: Measures which have different effect in Wales, as compared to England (outside London)

POWERS FOR THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES

APPLICATION: LONDON

Table 3: Measures which have application in London

COMMENTARY

Clause 2: Traffic commissioners

Clause 3: The senior traffic commissioner

Clause 4: Amendments of Schedule 2 to the PPVA 1981

Clause 5: Transitional provision for existing traffic commissioners etc

Clause 6: Consequential amendments

Part 2: Transport policies

Clause 8: Nature of duty to develop transport policies

Clause 9: Local transport plans

Clause 10: Bus strategies no longer required

Clause 11: Development of policies by ITA no longer joint duty with district councils

Part 3: Bus Services

Clause 12: Quality partnership schemes

Clauses 14 to 16: Provisions relating to phased implementation of schemes

Clause 17: Regulations about schemes which specify frequencies, timings or fares

Clauses 18 to 39: Quality contracts schemes

Clause 18: Quality contracts schemes

Clause 19: Notice and consultation requirements

Clause 20: Approval of proposed scheme

Clause 21: Approvals boards for England

Clause 23: Inquiries by approvals boards for England

Clause 24: Appeals relating to applications for approval: areas in England

Clause 25: Making of scheme

Clause 27: Effect of scheme: different operational dates and excepted services

Clause 28: Extension of maximum period of quality contracts

Clause 29: Continuation of scheme for further period

Clause 30: Approval of continuation of scheme

Clause 32: Appeals relating to continuation of scheme

Clause 33: Variation or revocation of scheme

Clause 35: Regulations about schemes

Clause 36: Power to make transitional provision about schemes

Clause 37: Guidance about quality contracts schemes

Clause 38: Quality contracts: application of TUPE

Clause 39: Power to make traffic regulation orders

Clause 40: Competition scrutiny of functions and agreements relating to buses

Part 4: General provisions relating to passenger transport

Clauses 42 to 45: Registration of local services

Clause 42: Determination of applications for registration where restrictions in force

Clause 45: Transport Tribunal to decide appeals against traffic regulation conditions

Clause 46: Use of private hire vehicles to provide local services

Clause 47: Application of certain provisions about taxis and hire cars to London

Clauses 48 to 52: Vehicles used under permits

Clauses 48 and 49: Permits in relation to use of vehicles by educational and other bodies

Clause 50: Relaxation of rules relating to community bus services

Clause 51: Power to limit permits under section 19 or 22 of TA 1985 to 5 years

Clause 52: Traffic commissioners to keep records about such permits

Clauses 53 to 56: Services not operated as registered etc.

Clause 53: Attachment of conditions to related licences

Clause 54: Powers of traffic commissioners where services not operated as registered

Clause 55: Additional sanctions for failures by bus operators

Clause 56: Operational data

Clause 57: Revival of certain powers of PTEs

Clause 58: Subsidy to secure passenger transport services in integrated transport areas

Clause 59: Subsidy to secure passenger transport services in other areas

Clause 60: Subsidy to secure passenger transport services in Wales

Clause 61: Extension of maximum length of subsidised services agreements

Clause 62: Removal of certain disabilities and requirements for consent

Clause 63: The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee: remuneration

Clause 64: The Public Transport Users' Committee for England

Clause 65: Power to confer non-rail functions on the Rail Passengers' Council

Part 5: Integrated Transport Authorities etc.

Clause 66: Change of name of passenger transport areas and PTAs

Clause 67: Power to establish a new ITA

Clause 68: Authorities' review: new ITA

Clause 69: Secretary of State's power to direct a review: new ITA

Clause 70: Authorities' review of arrangements

Clause 71: Secretary of State's power to direct a review of arrangements

Clause 72: Constitutional arrangements

Clause 73: Delegation of functions of the Secretary of State

Clause 74: Delegation of local authority functions

Clause 75: Conferral of a power to direct

Clause 76: Contravention of an order under clause 75

Clause 77: Changing the boundaries of an integrated transport area

Clause 78: Dissolution of an integrated transport area

Clause 79: Orders under clauses 72 to 78

Clause 80: Incidental etc. provision

Clause 81: Procedure for orders under this Chapter

Clause 82: Further provision about directions

Clause 83: Guidance

Clause 84: Change of name of ITA

Clause 85: Amendment of power to reorganise functions

Clause 86: Power to promote well-being

Clause 87: Limits on power to promote well-being

Clause 88: Power to amend or repeal enactments

Clause 89: Procedure for orders under clause 88

Part 6: Local and London charging schemes

Clause 91: Local charging schemes to implement policies of ITAs

Clause 92: Joint local charging schemes to implement policies of ITAs

Clause 93: Joint local-ITA charging schemes

Clause 94: Joint local-London charging schemes to implement policies of ITAs

Clause 95: Joint ITA-London charging schemes

Clause 96: Consequential amendments

Clause 97: Abolition of requirement for confirmation of English schemes

Clause 98: Abolition of power to require consultation or inquiries for English schemes

Clause 99: Charges

Clause 100: Supplementary provision as to charging schemes

Clause 101: Suspension of charging schemes

Clause 102: Interference with functioning of equipment

Clause 103: Use of equipment for charging schemes

Clause 104: Power of national authority to require information from charging authorities

Clause 105: Information: England and Wales

Clause 106: Information: Scotland

Clause 107: London charging schemes: 10 year plan for share

Clause 108: Other amendments relating to schemes under Part 3 of TA 2000

Part 7: Miscellaneous provisions

Clause 109: Powers of the National Assembly for Wales

Clause 110: Information

Clause 111: Vehicles used without operator's licence: power to return detained vehicles

Clause 112: Disclosure of information relating to foreign-registered vehicles

Clause 113: Use of information relating to foreign-registered vehicles

FINANCIAL EFFECTS

PUBLIC SERVICE MANPOWER

EUROPEAN CONVENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Quality Contracts Schemes

Detention of certain vehicles used without a licence

TRANSPOSITION NOTES

COMMENCEMENT DATES

GLOSSARY

 
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