Bus Services Act 2017

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Bus Services Act 2017
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to make provision about bus services; and for connected purposes.
Citation2017 c. 21
Introduced byTariq Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon
Territorial extentEngland and Wales
Dates
Royal assent27th April 2017
Commencement27th June 2017
Other legislation
AmendsTransport Act 2000, Transport Act 1985, Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Local Transport Act 2008
Status: Current legislation
History of passage through Parliament
Text of the Bus Services Act 2017 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk.

The Bus Services Act 2017 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provides for local transport authorities to create partnership schemes to improve bus services in their areas, and to introduce advanced ticketing schemes. The Act also provides for mayoral combined authorities to partially re-regulate bus services by creating franchise schemes similar to the one operated by Transport for London. It, however, prohibits local authorities from reversing complete bus deregulation by forming a company for the purpose of providing local services.