Citation and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Parking Adjudicators) (East Ayrshire Council) Regulations 2012 and come into force on 1st July 2012.
2. (1) In these Regulations—
“the Act” means the Road Traffic Act 1991;
“adjudicator” means a parking adjudicator appointed under section 73(3) of the Act;
“appeal” means an appeal under section 72 of, or paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to, the Act;
“fax” means the making of a facsimile copy of a document by the transmission of electronic signals;
“hearing” means an oral hearing;
“proper officer” means a member of the administrative staff provided under section 73(3B)(a)(i)(1) of the Act appointed to perform the duties of the proper officer under these Regulations; and
“register” means the register of appeals and decisions kept in pursuance of these Regulations.
(2) In these Regulations, in relation to an appeal or any process connected with an appeal—
“appellant” means the person making the appeal;
“disputed decision” means a decision of the parking authority against which an appeal is made under these Regulations;
“original representations” means the representations made to the parking authority under section 71 of, or paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 to, the Act; and
“parking authority” has the meaning ascribed to it in section 82(1) of the Act(2).
(3) Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in these Regulations to—
(a)a provision of the Act is a reference to that provision as applied and, where appropriate, modified by the Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (East Ayrshire Council) Designation Order 2012;
(b)a numbered regulation is a reference to the regulation bearing that number in these Regulations; and
(c)a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph bearing that number in the regulation in which that reference appears.
Section 73(3B)(a)(i) was inserted by Schedule 2 of the Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (East Ayrshire Council) Designation Order 2012.
A definition of “parking authority” was inserted by Schedule 2 of the Road Traffic (Permitted Parking Area and Special Parking Area) (East Ayrshire Council) Designation Order 2012.