Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011

44.

Amendment of Local Government Act 1998.

44.— Section 6 of the Local Government Act of 1998 is amended—

( a) in subsection (2A) by substituting the following paragraph for paragraph ( a):

“( a) public roads (within the meaning of the Act of 1993) and public transport infrastructure,”,

and

( b) by inserting the following subsection after subsection (8):

“(9) In this section—

‘Act of 1993’ means the Roads Act 1993;

‘Act of 2001’ means the Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001;

‘bus’ means a mechanically propelled vehicle designed for travel by road having seating accommodation for more than 9 persons (including the driver);

‘busway’ has the meaning assigned to it by section 44(1) of the Act of 1993;

‘cycleway’ has the meaning assigned to it by section 68(1) of the Act of 1993;

‘interchange facilities’ means infrastructure or premises which facilitate transport users using different modes of transport, including but not limited to park and ride facilities and facilities that allow for the stopping, parking or standing of taxis, cycles, motor cycles, buses, trains and cars in order to facilitate users of one mode of transport transferring to another mode;

‘light railway’ means a railway designated as a light railway in a railway order made under the Act of 2001;

‘metro’ means a railway designated as a metro in a railway order made under the Act of 2001;

‘public passenger transport services’ means rail passenger service or public bus service;

‘public transport infrastructure’ means infrastructure constructed or provided, or proposed to be constructed or provided in connection with the provision of public passenger transport services, for the use of and which includes but is not limited to railway infrastructure, metro railway infrastructure, light railway infrastructure, rolling stock, buses, busways, bus garages, cycleways, cycle and pedestrian facilities, or interchange facilities;

‘railway infrastructure’ has the meaning assigned to it by the Act of 2001.”.