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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 42B
Amendment of service contract area or route
42B Amendment of service contract area or route
(1) The chief executive may, by notice on the department’s website, amend
the service contract area or route the subject of a declaration under
section 42 .
(2) However, the amendment may be made only if the chief
executive is satisfied the amendment is necessary—
(a) to extend the service
into developing areas; or
(b) because of changed traffic conditions; or
for public safety; or
(d) to improve the service in the public interest.
The notice must fix the day on which the amendment takes effect.
deciding to make the amendment, the chief executive must—
(a) give written
notice of the proposed amendment to each affected operator; and
each affected operator at least 28 days to make written submissions to the
chief executive about the proposed amendment; and
(c) consider any
submissions made under paragraph (b) .
(5) In this section—
"affected operator" means—
(a) each holder of a service contract for the
service contract area or route whose interests are materially affected by the
proposed amendment; and
(b) if the amendment is to add an area or route—any
operator providing a public passenger service of the kind specified in the
declaration for the additional area or the additional route.
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