Consultation outcome

Bus Services Bill: draft regulations and guidance

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Bus Services Act 2017: response to the consultation on draft regulations and guidance

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The Department for Transport ran a consultation on the key regulations and guidance associated with the Bus Services Act from 8 February 2017 to 21 March 2017. This document sets out the government’s response and proposed changes to draft regulations and guidance.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeks views on draft regulations and guidance associated with the Bus Services Bill.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The draft regulations include:

  • Advanced Quality Partnership Schemes
  • franchising including:
    • service permits
    • transitional provisions
  • enhanced partnerships and the operator objection mechanism
  • information on varied or cancelled services

The guidance includes:

  • information authorities should follow when conducting an assessment of their franchising scheme
  • how authorities should approach enhanced partnerships
  • competition considerations

Documents

Bus Services Bill: consultation on draft regulations and guidance

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Bus Services Bill: briefing sessions presentation

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Published 8 February 2017
Last updated 5 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Consultation on the key regulations and guidance associated with the Bus Services Act: government response and proposed changes to draft regulations and guidance.
  2. Presentation from the Bus Services Bill briefings sessions added.
  3. First published.