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Bus Services Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (Continued)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:00 pm on 24th October 2016.

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Moved by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

105: Clause 17, page 69, line 2, leave out “time at which vehicles operating the services” and insert “location of vehicles operating the services and the time at which they”

106: Clause 17, page 69, line 10, at end insert—“( ) The provision made under subsection (4)(a) may not require the information to be provided to a person other than—(a) the Secretary of State;(b) a local transport authority whose area is in England;(c) a person prescribed in the regulations, being a person who provides or facilitates the provision of, or is to provide or facilitate the provision of, information about relevant local services to users or prospective users of those services.”

107: Clause 17, page 69, line 20, after “registration” insert “, or for the variation or cancellation of a registration,”

108: Clause 17, page 69, line 22, at end insert—“( ) Before making regulations under this section the Secretary of State must consult—(a) such persons or organisations as appear to the Secretary of State to represent the interests of operators and users of relevant local services,(b) such persons or organisations as appear to the Secretary of State to represent the interests of local transport authorities whose areas are in England, and(c) such other persons or organisations as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.”

109: Clause 17, page 69, line 22, at end insert—“( ) The references to traffic commissioners in subsections (1)(d) and (6)(b) are to be read as including references to any local transport authority carrying out the functions of a traffic commissioner in accordance with section 6G of the Transport Act 1985.”

Amendments 105 to 109 agreed.

Amendment 110 not moved.

Clause 21: Bus companies: limitation of powers of authorities in England