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46Power to provide funds for speed cameras etc.

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(1)The Scottish Ministers may make payments in respect of the whole or any part of the expenditure of a local authority or a joint police board in relation to—

(a)the prevention or detection of offences to which subsection (2) below applies; or

(b)any enforcement action or proceedings in respect of such offences or any alleged such offences.

(2)This subsection applies to offences under—

(a)section 16 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27) which consist of contraventions of restrictions on the speed of vehicles imposed under section 14 (temporary restrictions) of that Act;

(b)subsection (4) of section 17 (traffic regulation on special roads) of that Act which consist of contraventions of restrictions on the speed of vehicles imposed in regulations made under subsection (2) of that section;

(c)section 88(7) (temporary minimum speed limits) of that Act;

(d)section 89(1) (speeding offences generally) of that Act;

(e)section 36(1) (compliance with traffic signs) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) which consist of failure to comply with an indication given by a light signal that vehicular traffic is not to proceed.

(3)Payments under this section shall be made to—

(a)the authority or, as the case may be, board in respect of whose expenditure the payments are being made; or

(b)any other authority or board for payment, in accordance with arrangements agreed with the Scottish Ministers, to, or on behalf of, the authority or, as the case may be, board in respect of whose expenditure the payments are being made.

(4)Payments under this section shall be paid at such times, in such manner and subject to such conditions as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

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