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The Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order (Variation) Order 1999

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

1999 No. 196

ROADS AND BRIDGES

SPECIAL ROADS

The Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order (Variation) Order 1999

Made

24th December 1999

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

24th December 1999

Coming into force

1st January 2000

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 34(1) and (6) of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, with the consent of the Concessionaire in terms of section 34(5) of that Act, hereby make the following Order:

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order (Variation) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 1st January 2000.

(2) This order extends to Scotland only.

Variation

2.—(1) The Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order 1992(2) shall be varied as follows.

(2) In article 2(a) the definitions of “calendar year”, and “Retail Price Index” shall be omitted; and the definition of “tolled traffic” shall be amended by substituting for the word “vehicle” the word “traffic” and by omitting the words “the table forming”.

(3) For article 4, there shall be substituted the following–

4.(1) The maximum toll chargeable for a single crossing in respect of each description of traffic specified in the first column of Part I of the Schedule to this Order being, in each case, a description of traffic crossing the bridge during the period beginning on 1st May in each year and ending on 30th September in that year, shall be the figure specified in the corresponding entry in the second column of that Part of that Schedule.

(2) The maximum toll chargeable for a single crossing in respect of each description of traffic specified in the first column of Part II of the Schedule to this Order being, in each case, a description of traffic crossing the bridge during the period beginning on 1st October in each year and ending on 30th April in the next following year, shall be the figure specified in the corresponding entry in the second column of that Part of that Schedule.

(3) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2) above, each description of traffic specified in the first column of Part III of the Schedule to this Order shall be entitled to make a single crossing by providing the Concessionaire with a ticket purchased in accordance with the terms of an agreement entered into by virtue of section 36(3)(b) of the Act (compounding in advance for the payment of tolls) which provides for the purchase of a book of–

(a)20 non transferable tickets (in the case of a motorcycle or a car); and

(b)10 non transferable tickets (in all other cases),

at a price for the relevant book of tickets no higher than that specified in corresponding entry in the second column of that Part of that Schedule..

(4) For Schedule 1 there shall be substituted the Schedule to this Order.

(5) Articles 5 and 6 and Schedule 2 shall be omitted.

Revocation

3.  The Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing Order) Toll Order (Variation) Order 1997(3) is hereby revoked.

SARAH BOYACK

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

24th December 1999

Article 2(4).

SCHEDULE

Article 4

SCHEDULE 1

PART ITRAFFIC BETWEEN 1 MAY AND 30 SEPTEMBER

Description of trafficMaximum Toll (£)
Motorcycle£2.90
Car£5.70
LGV£10.80
HGV1£14.00
HGV2£27.90
Local Service Bus£16.40
Midi Coach£23.70
Coach£41.20

PART IITRAFFIC BETWEEN 1 OCTOBER AND 30 APRIL

Description of trafficMaximum Toll (£)
Motorcycle£2.40
Car£4.70
LGV£10.80
HGV1£14.00
HGV2£27.90
Local Service Bus£16.40
Midi Coach£15.80
Coach£27.90

PART IIIDISCOUNTS FOR TRAFFIC MAKING FREQUENT USE

Description of trafficMaximum Price (£)
Motorcycle£13.40
Car£26.80
LGV£78.40
HGV1£101.30
HGV2£202.60
Local Service Bus£122.60

PART IVDEFINITIONS

In this Schedule:–

  • “Car” means–

    (a)

    a car, passenger vehicle, goods van or other motor vehicle with a weight of up to 1.5 tonnes unladen, not being a Motorcyle, Local Service Bus, Midi-Coach or Coach, or

    (b)

    a caravan or trailer greater than 2.5 metres in length;

  • “Coach” means a bus other than a Local Service Bus with seats for 22 passengers or more;

  • “HGV1” means a goods or other motor vehicle with 2 or 3 axles including trailer if any not being an LGV, a Car, a Coach, a Midi-Coach or a Local Service Bus;

  • “HGV2” means a goods or other motor vehicle with 4 or more axles including trailer if any, not being an LGV, a Car, a Coach, a Midi-Coach or a Local Service Bus;

  • “LGV” means a passenger or goods vehicle of over 1.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes unladen weight, not being a Local Service Bus, Midi-Coach or Coach;

  • “Local Service Bus” means a bus operating a local service within the meaning of section 2 of the Transport Act 1985(4) and depositing or uplifting passengers at Kyleakin;

  • “Midi-Coach” means a bus other than a Local Service Bus with seats for more than 12 but less than 22 passengers;

  • “Motorcyle” includes a motorcycle with a side car.

(1)

1991 c. 22. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(2)

S.I. 1992/1501; amended by the Invergarry-Kyle of Lochalsh Trunk Road (A87) Extension (Skye Bridge Crossing) Toll Order (Variation) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/2941).

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