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Transport (Scotland) Act 2019

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 National transport strategy

    1. 1.Preparation of strategy

    2. 2.Consultation on strategy

    3. 3.Publication and laying of strategy

    4. 4.Review of strategy

    5. 5.Reporting on strategy

  3. PART 2 Low emission zones

    1. CHAPTER 1 Effect of a low emission zone scheme

      1. 6.Restriction on driving within a zone

      2. 7.Proving contraventions and issue of a penalty charge notice

      3. 8.Enforcement

    2. CHAPTER 2 Creation and modification of a low emission zone scheme

      1. Process

        1. 9.Power to make or modify a low emission zone scheme

        2. 10.Ministerial approval

        3. 11.Prior consultation

        4. 12.Examination of proposals

        5. 13.Ministers’ power to regulate process

      2. Content

        1. 14.Required content of a scheme

        2. 15.Grace period

        3. 16.Grace periods: further provision

        4. 17.Time-limited exemptions

        5. 18.Power to alter operating hours

        6. 19.Ministers’ power to specify additional content

    3. CHAPTER 3 Operation of a low emission zone scheme

      1. Equipment and signs

        1. 20.Use of equipment

        2. 21.Approved devices

        3. 22.Traffic signs

      2. Information sharing

        1. 23.Power to share information

      3. Temporary suspension for events

        1. 24.Temporary suspension for events

      4. Finances and reporting etc.

        1. 25.Ministers’ grant-making powers

        2. 26.Financial powers etc.

        3. 27.Application of penalty charges

        4. 28.Accounts

        5. 29.Annual report

      5. Performance of a scheme

        1. 30.Direction to carry out a review

        2. 31.Action following a review

    4. CHAPTER 4 General

      1. 32.Guidance

      2. 33.Interpretation of Part

  4. PART 3 Bus services

    1. Provision of services by local transport authorities

      1. 34.Provision of bus services etc. by local transport authorities

    2. Bus services improvement partnerships

      1. 35.Bus services improvement partnerships

      2. 36.Procedures for partnership plans and schemes

      3. 37.Registration of local services and functions of traffic commissioner

    3. Local services franchises

      1. 38.Franchising arrangements for local services

    4. Information relating to services

      1. 39.Provision of service information when varying or cancelling registration

      2. 40.Provision of information about bus services

  5. PART 4 Ticketing arrangements and schemes

    1. 41.Ticketing arrangements

    2. 42.National technological standard for smart ticketing

    3. 43.National Smart Ticketing Advisory Board

    4. 44.Ticketing schemes

    5. 45.Directions about ticketing schemes

    6. 46.Reports on ticketing arrangements and schemes

    7. 47.Application of ticketing arrangements and schemes to trams

    8. 48.Guidance

  6. PART 5 Travel concession schemes: application to community transport

    1. 49.Travel concession schemes: application to community transport

  7. PART 6 Parking prohibitions

    1. Pavement parking prohibition

      1. 50.Pavement parking prohibition

      2. 51.Exemption orders

      3. 52.Exemption orders: form and procedure

      4. 53.Exemption orders: traffic signs

    2. Double parking prohibition

      1. 54.Double parking prohibition

    3. Exceptions to pavement parking prohibition and double parking prohibition

      1. 55.Exceptions to pavement parking prohibition and double parking prohibition

    4. Dropped footway parking prohibition

      1. 56.Dropped footway parking prohibition

      2. 57.Exceptions to dropped footway parking prohibition

    5. Enforcement of parking prohibitions

      1. 58.Imposition of penalty charges

      2. 59.Enforcement of parking prohibitions

      3. 60.Power to install approved devices

    6. Removal, moving and disposal of motor vehicles

      1. 61.Removal of motor vehicles parked contrary to parking prohibitions

      2. 62.Moving motor vehicles parked contrary to parking prohibitions

      3. 63.Disposal of removed motor vehicles

    7. Arrangements in connection with enforcement

      1. 64.Arrangements in connection with enforcement

    8. Information sharing

      1. 65.Power to share information

    9. Accounts

      1. 66.Accounts

    10. Ministerial directions and guidance

      1. 67.Ministerial directions

      2. 68.Ministerial guidance

    11. Interpretation of Part 6

      1. 69.Interpretation of Part 6

  8. PART 7 Workplace parking

    1. Workplace parking licensing schemes

      1. 70.Workplace parking licensing schemes

      2. 71.Workplace parking places

    2. Making and modifying schemes

      1. 72.Power to make and modify schemes

      2. 73.Prior consultation and impact assessment

      3. 74.Scottish Ministers’ power to regulate process

      4. 75.Examination of proposals

    3. Workplace parking licences

      1. 76.Licence applications and processes

      2. 77.Content of licences

    4. Exemptions

      1. 78.Exemptions etc.

      2. 79.National exemptions

    5. Financial provisions

      1. 80.Charges

      2. 81.Application of net proceeds of workplace parking licensing schemes

      3. 82.Accounts

    6. Enforcement

      1. 83.Penalty charges

      2. 84.Evidence from approved devices

      3. 85.Enforcement powers

      4. 86.Enforcement powers: warrants

      5. 87.Enforcement powers: further provision

      6. 88.Power of entry: Crown land

      7. 89.Interpretation of Part

  9. PART 8 Recovery of unpaid parking charges

    1. Application

      1. 90.Application of Part

    2. Key concepts

      1. 91.Meaning of “relevant obligation”

      2. 92.Meaning of “parking charge”

      3. 93.Meaning of “relevant contract”

      4. 94.Meaning of “relevant land”

    3. Right to recover unpaid charges from keeper of vehicle

      1. 95.Right in certain circumstances to recover from keeper of vehicle

      2. 96.First condition: lack of knowledge of driver’s name and address

      3. 97.Second condition: giving of notices to driver and keeper

      4. 98.Giving of notice to driver

      5. 99.Giving of notice to keeper following giving notice to driver

      6. 100.Giving of notice to keeper without giving notice to driver

      7. 101.Notices to keeper: accompanying evidence

      8. 102.Third condition: keeper’s details obtained from Secretary of State

      9. 103.Fourth condition: display of notices on relevant land

    4. Hire vehicles

      1. 104.No right to recover from vehicle-hire firm

      2. 105.Right to recover from hirer

    5. Military vehicles

      1. 106.Military vehicles

    6. General

      1. 107.Power to modify Part

      2. 108.Interpretation of Part

  10. PART 9 Road works

    1. Scottish Road Works Commissioner: status and functions

      1. 109.Status of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner

      2. 110.Inspection functions

      3. 111.Compliance notices

      4. 112.Fixed penalty notices

      5. 113.Functions in relation to the Scottish Road Works Register

    2. Permission to execute works in a road

      1. 114.Permission to execute works in a road

    3. Safety measures for the carrying out of works in roads

      1. 115.Fencing and lighting of obstructions and excavations

      2. 116.Qualifications of supervisors and operatives

    4. Commencement and completion notices

      1. 117.Commencement and completion notices

    5. Reinstatement of roads following works

      1. 118.Reinstatement quality plans

    6. Information about apparatus

      1. 119.Information about apparatus

  11. PART 10 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Health boards: duty to have regard to community benefit in non-emergency patient transport contracts

      1. 120.Health boards: duty to have regard to community benefit in non-emergency patient transport contracts

    2. Health boards: duty to work with community transport bodies

      1. 121.Health boards: duty to work with community transport bodies

    3. Regional Transport Partnerships: finance

      1. 122.Regional Transport Partnerships: finance

    4. The British Waterways Board

      1. 123.The British Waterways Board

    5. Certain orders under the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984: objections

      1. 124.Certain orders under the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984: objections

    6. General

      1. 125.Individual culpability where offending by an organisation

      2. 126.Crown application

      3. 127.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

      4. 128.Regulations

      5. 129.Ancillary provision

      6. 130.Commencement

      7. 131.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

      1. PART 1 Bus services

        1. 1.Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

        2. 2.Transport Act 1985

        3. 3.Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

        4. 4.Transport (Scotland) Act 2005

      2. PART 2 Road works

        1. 5.Roads (Scotland) Act 1984

        2. 6.New Roads and Street Works Act 1991

        3. 7.Transport (Scotland) Act 2005

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