Amendments proposed to the Transport Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Nick Raynsford

826

Schedule     18,     page     221,     line     27,     leave out 'instruments, contracts' and insert 'documents'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

827

Schedule     19,     page     223,     line     19,     leave out 'each of the main railway stations' and insert 'such of the stations designated for the purposes of this Schedule by the Authority as are'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

828

Schedule     19,     page     223,     line     33,     leave out 'each of the main railway stations' and insert 'such of the stations designated for the purposes of this Schedule by the Authority as are'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

829

Schedule     19,     page     224,     line     4,     at beginning insert—

    '( ) Before designating a station for the purposes of this Schedule the Authority shall consult the operator of the station and the operators of trains which stop at the station.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

830

Schedule     19,     page     224,     line     4,     leave out 'main railway'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

831

Schedule     20,     page     226,     line     4,     leave out 'instruments, contracts' and insert 'documents'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

29

Page     110,     line     4,     leave out Clause 198.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

572

Clause     199,     page     112,     line     29,     after 'development;"', insert—

      '(bc) to contribute to the integration of the railway system with walking, cycling and bus travel;'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

30

Clause     199,     page     113,     line     6,     leave out subsection (6).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

31

Clause     199,     page     113,     line     12,     leave out subsection (7).


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

832

Clause     202,     page     118,     line     8,     at end insert—

    '( ) References in private Acts, instruments made under Acts, other documents and legal proceedings to the Central Rail Users' Consultative Committee shall have effect as references to the Rail Passengers' Council; and such references to a Rail Users' Consultative Committee shall have effect as references to a Rail Passengers' Committee.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

833

Schedule     21,     page     227,     line     41,     after '(6)' insert ', (6A)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

834

Schedule     21,     page     230,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '( ) In subsection (1A), for "consultative committee" substitute "Rail Passengers' Committee".'


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

835

Schedule     23,     page     236,     line     14,     leave out 'instruments, contracts' and insert 'documents'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

836

Schedule     24,     page     238,     line     9,     at end insert—

'House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c.24)

    . In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (other disqualifying offices), insert (at the appropriate place in alphabetical order)—

            "Member of the London Transport Users' Committee in receipt of remuneration.".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

837

Schedule     24,     page     242,     line     7,     at end insert—

    ' . In section 209(1) (amendments about the Croydon Tramlink), for "(9)" substitute "(10)".'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

838

Schedule     24,     page     242,     line     15,     at end insert—

    '( ) In paragraph 1, after "chairman" insert "and other members" and, in the heading preceding that paragraph, after "Chairman" insert "and other members".

    ( ) In paragraph 2, for "above," substitute "above as chairman,".

    ( ) In paragraph 3, after "chairman" insert "or another member".'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

839

Schedule     25,     page     242,     line     26,     leave out 'sections 177(1) and 178(1)(a)' and insert 'section 177'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

840

Schedule     25,     page     242,     line     30,     leave out ' 177(1)' and insert ' 177'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

841

Schedule     25,     page     242,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(6) For so long as there is a member of the Authority who was appointed to the Board after consultation with the Scottish Ministers, or the National Assembly for Wales, paragraph (a), or paragraph (b), of section 177(2A) shall be deemed to be complied with.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

700

Clause     226,     page     129,     line     24,     leave out 'Part II (and the repeals relating to that Part)' and insert 'Parts II and III (and the repeals relating to Part II)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

437

Clause     226,     page     129,     line     25,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

438

Clause     226,     page     129,     line     27,     leave out subsection (4).


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

701

Clause     227,     page     129,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(2) The power conferred by subsection (1) is exercisable as respects Wales by the National Assembly for Wales (and not the Secretary of State) in relation to Parts II and III (and the repeals relating to Part II).'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

702

Clause     228,     page     130,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '( ) The power conferred by subsection (1) is exercisable as respects Wales by the National Assembly for Wales (and not the Secretary of State) in relation to Parts II and III and any instruments made under them.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

703

Clause     228,     page     130,     line     6,     after '(1)' insert 'by the Secretary of State'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

593

Clause     230,     page     130,     line     30,     after 'III' insert ', and the repeals relating to those Parts,'.


OTHER NEW CLAUSES

Bus operating centres

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC9

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—In permitting bus operators to establish an operating centre under section 14 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981, the Traffic Commissioner must be satisfied that the centre is available, suitable, and of sufficient capacity, and must take into account the suitability of the local public road network for the establishment of such a centre.'.


Goods Vehicles

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC15

To move the following Clause:—

    'It shall be incumbent on the driver of a goods vehicle using a weight restricted route to provide evidence on demand to any police officer or member of the Vehicle Inspectorate or Trading Standards Office that such a driver is using the route lawfully.'.


Driver recruitment and training strategy

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

NC18

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—The Secretary of State shall make a report three weeks after this Act comes into force setting out a strategy for the recruitment and training of public service vehicle drivers.'.


Establishment of Goods Vehicle Operating Centres

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC19

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—In permitting goods vehicle operators to establish an operating centre under the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995, the Traffic Commissioner must be satisfied that the centre is available, suitable, and of sufficient capacity, and must take into account the suitability of the local public road network for the establishment of such a centre.'.


Undertaking in regard to operator's licence

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC20

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—For section 26(1)(f) of the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 substitute—

      "(f) that any undertaking recorded in the licence whether given (or procured to be given) for any purpose in regard to an operator's licence has not been fulfilled".'.


Wheel clamping

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

NC25

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, any person who causes or permits the use of immobilisation devices or other means to prevent a motor vehicle being driven or otherwise put into motion, where the vehicle has been permitted to remain at rest on any land without the consent of the occupier shall be guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum.

    (2) It shall be a defence under subsection (1) if the detention of any motor vehicle occurs through the reasonable use of measures for the security of the land or other property on it, or is licensed under regulations made under subsection (3).

    (3) The Secretary of State shall make regulations requiring local authorities to issue licences for the use of immobilisation devices in certain circumstances and these regulations shall include—

      (a) the criteria by which local authorities shall grant a licence;

      (b) the fees which may be charged for such a licence;

      (c) the circumstances under which an immobilisation device can be used, signage to indicate the use of immobilisation devices, the maximum amount which has to be paid for the release of that vehicle from that device, alternative methods of payment for the release of a motor vehicle, those classes of vehicles which cannot be immobilised;

      (d) defining the types of immobilisation devices which may be used;

      (e) provision for uncollected vehicles;

      (f) imposing absolute liability for the safe keeping of the vehicle whilst immobilised;

      (g) how disputes shall be dealt with.

    (4) Nothing in this section shall prevent any party pursuing a civil action, but the provisions of this section and any regulations made under it, may be relied upon by any party to any such proceedings as tending to establish or negative any liability which is in question in those proceedings.

    (5) Nothing in this section shall affect the authorisation of or the use of immobilisation devices under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.'.

 
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