Taxi Regulation Act 2013


Extension of Powers of Authority to whole State

75. Part 3 of the Act of 2008 is amended by—

(a) by inserting after section 44 the following:

“Investing in bus infrastructure and cycle facilities

44A. (1) The Authority shall have the function to secure or provide public transport, and cycling, infrastructure in the State in relation to—

(a) bus stops, bus shelters, bus stations, stands and bus fleets, and

(b) cycling facilities and schemes to promote cycling.

(2) For the purposes of achieving its function under this section, the Authority may enter into agreements with other persons including by means of a concession, joint venture or public private partnership.”,

(b) in section 45—

(i) in subsection (1), by substituting “section 44 or 44A” for “section 44”, and

(ii) in subsection (2), by substituting “Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” for “Minister for Finance”,

(c) in sections 57, 62(1) and 73(1), by deleting “in the GDA” in each place it occurs, and

(d) in section 66(1), by inserting—

(i) “for the GDA” after “traffic management plan”, and

(ii) “in the State” after “for the purposes of traffic management”.