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Transport Act 1968

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Part IThe Road Haulage Wages Act 1938

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Section 4(2) (work to which Part II applies).

After the word " 1933 " there shall be inserted the words

or (not being so specified) used wholly or mainly for a purpose for which, but for section 93 of the Transport Act 1968 (exemption for certain vehicles), such a licence would be required.

At the end of the proviso there shall be added the words

or to work in connection with a vehicle which is being used by, or by a subsidiary of, any of the Boards established by section 1 of the Transport Act 1962, by, or by a subsidiary of, the National Freight Corporation, the National Bus Company or the Scottish Transport Group or by a subsidiary of the Transport Holding Company.

The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1958
Schedule 1, paragraph 21(b) (tribunals relevant for the purposes of that Act).

For the words "Part I of the Road and Rail Traffic Act 1933 " there shall be substituted the words

Part IV of the Road Traffic Act 1960 or Part V of the Transport Act 1968.

The Road Traffic Act 1960
Section 123 (appointment of deputies to traffic commissioners).In subsections (2) and (3) the references to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include references to Part V of this Act.
Section 183(1) (powers of vehicle examiners).The reference to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to Part V of this Act.
Section 232(1)(b) (duty to give information as to identity of driver).The reference to section 164(1) of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to sections 60 and 71 of this Act.
Section 233(1) (forgery of documents etc.).In paragraph (a) the reference to any licence under any Part of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to any licence or authorisation under Part V of this Act or Schedule 9 thereto.

In paragraph (c) the reference to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to Part V of this Act, and that paragraph shall be deemed to include a reference to any means of identification required to be carried on, or by the driver of, a vehicle in pursuance of the provisions of the said Part V relating to special authorisations.

In paragraph (d) the reference to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to Part V of this Act.

Section 235(1) (false statements in connection with licences).The reference to a licence under any Part of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to any licence or authorisation under Part V of this Act or Schedule 9 thereto.
Section 247 (destination of fines).References to the Act of 1960 or the foregoing provisions thereof shall include references to Part V of this Act and Schedule 9 thereto.
Sections 248 and 249 (inquiries).The references to the Act of 1960 shall include references to Part V of this Act and Schedule 9 thereto.
Section 255 (method of calculating weight of vehicles).The reference to the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to Part V of this Act.
Section 263(1)(protection of public interests).The reference to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to Part V of this Act and Schedule 9 thereto and the references to a licence shall include references to a special authorisation.
Section 269 (saving for law of nuisance).The reference to the Act of 1960 shall include a reference to Part V of this Act.
The Transport Act 1962
Section 57 (the Transport Tribunal).In subsections (4) and (5) the references to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include references to Part V of this Act and Schedule 9 thereto.

In subsection (4) after the words " shall consist" there shall be inserted the words

except for the purpose of exercising the jurisdiction of the tribunal under Part V of, or Schedule 9 to, the Transport Act 1968.

Schedule 10, paragraphs 6(1) and 9(b) (special panel and expenses of tribunal).The references to Part IV of the Act of 1960 shall include references to Part V of this Act and Schedule 9 thereto.

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