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Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 76 Amendment of Road Traffic Act 1988

123.Section 40 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 enables the Scottish Ministers to make contributions towards the cost of measures, taken by authorities and bodies other than local authorities, for promoting road safety. Section 76 extends the scope of section 40 so as to enable the Scottish Ministers to make contributions towards the cost of measures taken by local authorities for promoting road safety.

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