- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As enacted)
There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to European Communities Act 1972. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.
Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.
This section lists the changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Act, associated Parts and Chapters where applicable. This includes any insertions of whole new Parts, Chapters or provisions yet to be inserted into this Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing.
Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Act (including any effects on those provisions):
This section lists the commencement orders yet to be applied to the whole Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing. Where applicable the commencement orders are listed under two headings, firstly those that bring some part of the Act you are viewing into force and secondly, those that bring into force legislation that affects some part of the legislation you are viewing. If you are viewing a prospective version or there is a prospective version available there may be commencement orders listed here that are relevant to the provision you are viewing.
9(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In Part VI of the Transport Act 1968, in section 103(1), after the definition of “employer” there shall be inserted the words “ “the international rules” means any directly applicable Community provision relating to the driving of road vehicles on international journeys ”; and—
(a)after section 96(11) there shall be inserted as subsection (11A)—
“(11A)Where, in the case of a driver or member of the crew of a motor vehicle, there is in Great Britain a contravention of any requirement of the international rules as to periods of driving, or distance driven, or periods on or off duty, then the offender and any other person (being the offender’s employer or a person to whose orders the offender was subject) who caused or permitted the contravention shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £200”;
and in section 98(4) (failure to comply with regulations as to keeping of records etc.) after the words “regulations made under this section” there shall be inserted the words “ or any requirement as to books or records of the international rules ”, in section 98(5) after the words “of regulations under this section” there shall be inserted the words “ or of the international rules ”, and in section 99(5) (falsification of records) after the words “regulations under under section 98 thereof” there shall be inserted the words “ or the international rules ”;
(b)in section 99(1) (power of enforcement officer to inspect records and other documents) there shall be inserted after paragraph (c)—
“(d)any corresponding book, register or document required by the international rules or which the officer may reasonably require to inspect for the purpose of ascertaining whether the requirements of the international rules have been complied with”;
and in section 99(3) after the words “subsection (1)(a)” there shall be inserted “ or (d) ”;
(c)in section 98(2) (power to make provision supplementary and incidental to the provision made under section 98(1) as to the keeping of books and records) there shall be inserted after the words “supplementary and incidental provisions” the words “ including provisions supplementary and incidental to the requirements of the international rules as to books and records ”, and after the words “for the purpose or the regulations” in paragraph (a) the words “ or of the international rules ”.
(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2
(4)[F3In the following provisions as amended by the M1 Transport Act 1968 (which, as so amended, allow records kept under Part VI of that Act to be inspected), that is to say, in section 11(1)(a) of the M2Road Haulage Wages Act 1938] . . . F4, [F3after the words “Part VI of the Transport Act 1968” there shall be inserted the words “ or of the international rules within the meaning of the said Part VI ”; and] in Schedule 2 to the M3 Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972, in the entry relating to sections 96 to 98 of the Transport Act 1968 and regulations and orders thereunder, there shall be added at the end of the words in the first column the words “ and the international rules within the meaning of Part VI of that Act ”.
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.
Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: