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Part 5S General

79 GuidanceS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may issue guidance to—

(a)local traffic authorities in relation to charging schemes;

(b)local traffic authorities in relation to the designation of roads as home zones by virtue of section 74(1) of this Act;

(c)local transport authorities in relation to quality partnership schemes, quality contract schemes, ticketing schemes and the provision of information under section 34 of this Act; and

(d)local transport authorities [F1and local traffic authorities (or any one or more local traffic authorities)] in relation to the preparation of local transport strategies;

and such authorities shall have regard to any such guidance.

(2)Guidance issued under this section shall be published in such manner as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate; and the Scottish Ministers may at any time vary or revoke guidance issued by them under this section.

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1Words in s. 79(1)(d) inserted (10.10.2005) by Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 12), ss. 51(6), 54(2); S.S.I. 2005/454, art. 2, Sch. 2

80 Civil penalties: bodies corporate and partnershipsS

(1)Where—

(a)apart from this subsection, a penalty under, or by virtue of, any provision of this Act is recoverable from a body corporate or Scottish partnership by reason of any act or omission of the body or partnership; and

(b)the act or omission was done with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any of the persons mentioned in subsection (2) below,

those provisions shall apply to each of those persons who consented to or connived in the act or omission or to whose neglect the act or omission was attributable.

(2)The persons referred to in subsection (1)(b) above—

(a)in relation to a body corporate, are—

(i)any director, manager, secretary, or other similar officer of the body, or a person purporting to act in any such capacity; and

(ii)where the affairs of a body corporate are managed by its members, any member in connection with that member’s functions of management; and

(b)in relation to a Scottish partnership, are the partners.

(3)Where any person pays a penalty by virtue of subsection (1) above, the body corporate, or Scottish partnership, in question shall not also be required to pay a penalty in respect of the same act or omission.

81 Regulations and ordersS

(1)Any power of the Scottish Ministers under this Act to make regulations or orders shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)Any power under this Act to make regulations or orders shall include power to make—

(a)different provision for different cases and for different classes of case; and

(b)such incidental, supplementary, consequential, saving or transitional provision as the Scottish Ministers consider necessary or expedient.

(3)Subject to subsection (4) below, a statutory instrument containing regulations or an order made under this Act (other than an order made under section 84(2) of this Act) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(4)A statutory instrument containing—

(a)an order under section 14(6), 18(2)(b), 68(1) or 69(1) of this Act; or

(b)regulations under section 41(1) of this Act [F2or which consist of or include provision made by virtue of section 64(1C) of this Act],

shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

Annotations:

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 81(2); power fully exercised; 1.7.2002 appointed for specified provisions by S.S.I. 2002/291, art. 2 (with art. 3)

Amendments (Textual)

F2Words in s. 81(4)(b) inserted (10.10.2005) by Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 12), ss. 51(7), 54(2); S.S.I. 2005/454, art. 2, Sch. 2

82 InterpretationS

(1)In this Act—

(2)Where a reference to a local transport authority in any of the following provisions is to the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority, that reference shall be construed as a reference to the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Executive—

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

83 Minor and consequential amendments and repealsS

Schedule 2 to this Act (which contains minor amendments, amendments consequential upon the provisions of this Act and repeals) shall have effect.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1S. 83 partly in force; s. 83 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 84(2); s. 83 in force for specified purposes at 1.4.2001 and for further specified purposes at 1.7.2001 by S.S.I. 2001/132, art. 2 Sch.

84 Short title and commencementS

(1)This Act may be cited as the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001.

(2)The provisions of this Act, other than this section, shall come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.

(3)Different days may be so appointed for different purposes.

Annotations:

Subordinate Legislation Made

P2S. 84(3): power partly exercised; different dates appointed for specified provisions by S.S.I. 2001/132, art. 2, Sch. (with art. 3) (as amended by S.S.I. 2001/167 art. 2)

S. 84(2): power fully exercised; 1.7.2002 appointed for specified provisions by S.S.I. 2002/291, art. 2 (with art. 3)