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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 67C

Declaration of special event

67C Declaration of special event

(1) The chief executive may declare that an event to be carried out is a special event (a
"special event declaration" ).
(2) A special event declaration may be for a stated event or all events, or all events of a stated type, to be carried out at a stated place.
(3) A special event declaration may be made only if the chief executive considers that—
(a) there will be at least 5,000 participants or spectators at the event or events the subject of the declaration; and
(b) either—
(i) significant road closures or bus stop relocations are likely to be part of the management of transport to or from the event or events; or
(ii) the provision of transport services to or from the event or events is likely to rely on an increased use of vehicles or other facilitates funded by the chief executive.
(4) For subsection (3) (b) (i) , a road closure or bus stop relocation is significant if it is likely to affect the provision of scheduled passenger services generally—
(a) if the event or events the subject of the declaration are to be carried out in the integrated mass transit area—in the integrated mass transit area; or
(b) otherwise—in the non-integrated mass transit area.
(5) A special event declaration is sufficiently made if the chief executive publishes the declaration on the department’s website or in a newspaper circulating—
(a) if the event or events the subject of the declaration are to be carried out in the integrated mass transit area—in the integrated mass transit area; or
(b) otherwise—in the non-integrated mass transit area.



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