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The Road User Charging (Consultation and Publication) (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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2.—(1) In these Regulations–

the Act” means the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001;

“Crown road” and “the appropriate Crown Authority” have the same meanings as in section 131(7) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1);

“fire authority” has the same meaning as in the Fire Services Act 1947(2);

“notice of proposals” in relation to a charging scheme means the notice required to be published under regulation 4(a);

“objector” means any person who has objected to a proposed charging scheme and has not withdrawn the objection;

“operative date” means the date or dates on which any provision of the charging scheme comes into force;

“Passenger Transport Authority” has the same meaning as in section 9(1) of the Transport Act 1968(3)

“police area” has the same meaning as in section 1(2) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967(4);

“public passenger transport services” has the same meaning as in the Transport Act 1985(5);

“road to which the charging scheme relates” refers to any road that is, or is proposed to be, subject to a charge imposed by virtue of a charging scheme; and

“relevant map”, in relation to a charging scheme, means a map complying with the requirements of Schedule 4.

(2) A reference in these Regulations to anything done in writing includes a reference to an electronic communication as detailed in the Electronic Communications Act 2000(6).

(3) Any reference in these Regulations to a numbered regulation or Schedule is a reference to the regulation or Schedule bearing that number in these Regulations and a reference in a regulation or Schedule to a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph bearing that number in that regulation or Schedule.

(4) Any reference in these Regulations to a charging authority shall, in relation to a charging scheme made or proposed to be made jointly by more than one authority, be construed as a reference to those authorities.

(1)

1984 c. 27. Section 131(7) was amended by the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54), Schedule 9, paragraph 93(41)(b) and the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), Schedule 8, paragraph 75.

(3)

1968 c. 73, as substituted by the Transport Act 1985 ss. 57(6), 139(3), Sch. 3 para. 3, Sch. 8.

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