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Travel Concession Schemes

Volume 79: debated on Wednesday 22 May 1985

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Amendments made: No. 91, in page 84, line 16, after 'area', insert

', or in Scotland the area of an islands council. '.

No. 92, in page 84, line 18, after 'case', insert '(i)'.

No. 93, in page 84, line 18, leave out 'and' and

insert—

  • '(ii) any services for the carriage of passengers by road at separate fares which require a PSV operator's licence; and
  • (iii)'.
  • No. 94, in page 84, line 20, at end insert—

    'For the purposes of paragraph (b)(ii) above, a service for the carriage of passengers by road at separate fares is a service which requires a PSV operator's licence if vehicles used in providing the service are used in such circumstances that a PSV operator's licence is required in respect of that use.'.

    No. 95, in page 84, line 30, at beginning insert

    'Subject to subsection (4A) below'.

    No. 96, in page 84, line 34, after 'service', insert

    'qualifying for fuel duty grant'.

    No. 97, in page 84, line 34, at end insert—

    '(4A) The Secretary of State may, on the application of the authority or authorities responsible for administration of a scheme under this section, exempt the authority or authorities in question from the obligation under subsection (4) above in relation to any description of services; and the Secretary of State may at any time withdraw or vary any exemption granted under this subsection. '.

    No. 99, in page 85, leave out lines 15 to 17.

    No. 100, in page 85, line 18, leave out second 'section' and insert 'sections'.

    No. 101, in page 85, line 19, after '86', insert `

    (Compulsory participation in travel concession schemes) and(Further provisions with respect to participation notices)'.

    No. 102, in page 85, line 24, after 'area', insert 'in England and Wales'.

    No. 103, in page 85, line 26, at end insert—

    '(9A) For the purposes of this section and sections 86, (Compulsory participation in travel concession schemes) and (Further provisions with respect to participation notices) of this Act, a registered local service is a service qualifying for fuel duty grant if grants under section 92 of the Finance Act 1965 (grants to operators of bus services towards duty charged on bus fuel) are for the time being payable in respect of fuel used in operating services of the description to which it belongs.'.

    No. 104, in page 85, line 38, at end insert—

    '(lOA) An exemption may not be granted under subsection (4A) above on the application of a Passenger Transport Executive unless the application was made with the consent of the Passenger Transport Authority for that Executive's area. '. — [Mr. Ridley.]