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Index to Local Transport Bill [HL]



Local bus services 1

Legal background

Quality partnership and quality contracts schemes

Voluntary partnership agreements

The Bill

Local transport functions

The Bill

Local charging schemes

The Bill




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)



Table 3: Measures which have application in London


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: Duty to have regard to transport needs of disabled persons

Clause 12: Development of policies by ITA no longer joint duty with district councils

Part 3: Bus Services

Clause 13: Quality partnership schemes

Clauses 15 to 17: Provisions relating to phased implementation of schemes

Clause 18: Regulations about schemes which specify frequencies, timings or fares

Clauses 19 to 40: Quality contracts schemes

Clause 19: Quality contracts schemes

Clause 20: Notice and consultation requirements

Clause 21: Approval of proposed scheme

Clause 22: Approvals boards for England

Clause 24: Inquiries by approvals boards for England

Clause 25: Appeals relating to applications for approval: areas in England

Clause 26: Making of scheme

Clause 28: Effect of scheme: different operational dates and excepted services

Clause 29: Extension of maximum period of quality contracts

Clause 30: Continuation of scheme for further period

Clause 31: Approval of continuation of scheme

Clause 33: Appeals relating to continuation of scheme

Clause 34: Variation or revocation of scheme

Clause 36: Regulations about schemes

Clause 37: Power to make transitional provision about schemes

Clause 38: Guidance about quality contracts schemes

Clause 39: Quality contracts: application of TUPE

Clause 40: Power to make traffic regulation orders

Clause 41: Competition scrutiny of functions and agreements relating to buses

Part 4: General provisions relating to passenger transport

Clauses 43 to 46: Registration of local services

Clause 43: Determination of applications for registration where restrictions in force

Clause 46: Transport Tribunal to decide appeals against traffic regulation conditions

Clause 47: Fees for registration of services

Clause 48: Use of private hire vehicles to provide local services

Clause 49: Application of certain provisions about taxis and hire cars to London

Clauses 50 and 51: Carrying of passengers in wheelchairs

Clauses 52 to 56: Vehicles used under permits

Clauses 52 and 53: Permits in relation to use of vehicles by educational and other bodies

Clause 54: Relaxation of rules relating to community bus services

Clause 55: Power to limit permits under section 19 or 22 of TA 1985 to 5 years

Clause 56: Traffic commissioners to keep records about such permits

Clauses 57 to 60: Services not operated as registered etc.

Clause 57: Attachment of conditions to related licences

Clause 58: Powers of traffic commissioners where services not operated as registered

Clause 59: Additional sanctions for failures by bus operators

Clause 60: Operational data

Clause 61: Revival of certain powers of PTEs

Clause 62: Subsidy to secure passenger transport services in integrated transport areas

Clause 63: Subsidy to secure passenger transport services in other areas

Clause 64: Subsidy to secure passenger transport services in Wales

Clause 65: Extension of maximum length of subsidised services agreements

Clause 66: Removal of certain disabilities and requirements for consent

Clause 67: The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee: remuneration

Clause 68: The Public Transport Users' Committee for England

Clause 69: Power to confer non-rail functions on the Rail Passengers' Council

Clause 70: Power to require display of certain information

Clause 71: Appeals to the Transport Tribunal

Part 5: Integrated Transport Authorities etc.

Clause 72: Change of name of passenger transport areas and PTAs

Clause 73: Power to establish a new ITA

Clause 74: Authorities' review: new ITA

Clause 75: Secretary of State's power to direct a review: new ITA

Clause 76: Authorities' review of arrangements

Clause 77: Secretary of State's power to direct a review of arrangements

Clause 78: Constitutional arrangements

Clause 79: Delegation of functions of the Secretary of State

Clause 80: Delegation of local authority functions

Clause 81: Conferral of a power to direct

Clause 82: Contravention of an order under clause 81

Clause 83: Changing the boundaries of an integrated transport area

Clause 84: Dissolution of an integrated transport area

Clause 85: Orders under clauses 78 to 84

Clause 86: Incidental etc. provision

Clause 88: Further provision about directions

Clause 89: Guidance

Clause 90: Change of name of ITA

Clause 91: Amendment of power to reorganise functions

Clause 92: Power to promote well-being

Clause 93: Limits on power to promote well-being

Clause 94: Power to amend or repeal enactments

Clause 95: Procedure for orders under clause 94

Part 6: Local and London charging schemes

Clause 97: Local charging schemes to implement policies of ITAs

Clause 98: Joint local charging schemes to implement policies of ITAs

Clause 99: Joint local-ITA charging schemes

Clause 100: Joint local-London charging schemes to implement policies of ITAs

Clause 101: Joint ITA-London charging schemes

Clause 102: Consequential amendments

Clause 103: Abolition of requirement for confirmation of English schemes

Clause 104: Abolition of power to require consultation or inquiries for English schemes

Clause 105: Charges

Clause 106: Supplementary provision as to charging schemes

Clause 107: Suspension of charging schemes

Clause 108: Interference with functioning of equipment

Clause 109: Use of equipment for charging schemes

Clause 110: Power of national authority to require information from charging authorities

Clause 111: Information: England and Wales

Clause 112: Information: Scotland

Clause 113: London charging schemes: 10 year plan for share

Clause 114: Other amendments relating to schemes under Part 3 of TA 2000

Part 7: Miscellaneous provisions

Clause 115: Powers of the National Assembly for Wales

Clause 116: Information

Clause 117: Vehicles authorised to be used under operator's licence

Clause 118: Vehicles used without operator's licence: power to return detained vehicles

Clause 119: Disclosure of information relating to foreign-registered vehicles

Clause 120: Use of information relating to foreign-registered vehicles




Quality contracts schemes

Detention of certain vehicles used without a licence




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