—(1) The Authority may give directions to any licensee on or in respect of the following matters:
the extent, hours and general level of service;
the maintenance and operation of the bus interchange and any equipment therein;
the safety and security of persons using or engaged in any work at the bus interchange;
the conditions and use of the bus interchange by employees, agents, tenants and contractors of the licensee, by bus service licensees and by members of the public; and
any other matter affecting the interests of the public in connection with the service provided by the licensee.
(2) Any direction given under subsection (1) —
may require the licensee concerned (according to the circumstances of the case) to do, or not to do, such things as are specified or described in the direction;
shall take effect at such time as specified in the direction; and
may be revoked or modified at any time by the Authority.
(3) Before giving any direction to any licensee under subsection (1), the Authority —
shall give notice to the licensee —
informing him of the proposed direction and setting out its effect; and
specifying the time within which he may make written representations to the Authority with respect to the proposed direction,
unless the Authority, in respect of any particular direction, considers that it is not practicable or desirable that such notice be given; and
shall consider any representation made by the licensee.
(4) Every licensee shall, at his own expense, comply with every direction given to him by the Authority under this section.