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Road Traffic Act 1974

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Part IVAmendments Relating to Offences Punishable on Indictment or Summarily

1In section 233 of the 1960 Act (forgery, misuse, etc. of certain documents) in paragraph (b) of subsection (3) (penalty on summary conviction) for the words from " one hundred " to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted the words

£200.

2In section 234 of the 1960 Act (falsification of records) in paragraph (b) (penalty on summary conviction) for the words from " one hundred " to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted the words

£200.

3In section 86 of the 1967 Act (forgery, misuse, etc. of parking meter tickets) in paragraph (b) of subsection (2) (penalty on summary conviction) for the words from " £100 " to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted the words

£200.

4(1)In Schedule 4 to the 1972 Act (prosecution and punishment of offences) in the entries relating to sections 2, 5(1) and 6(1) of that Act, for the punishment specified in column 4 in relation to an offence punishable summarily there shall in each case be substituted the words

£400 or 4 months imprisonment.

(2)In the entries in that Schedule relating to sections 5(2) and 6(2) of that Act, for the punishment specified in column 4 in relation to an offence punishable summarily there shall in each case be substituted the words

£200.

(3)In the entry in that Schedule relating to section 9(3) of that Act, in column 4, in paragraph (i) (the penalty on summary conviction where the offender was driving or attempting to drive) for the words from " 4 months " to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted the words

£400

and in paragraph (ii) (the penalty on summary conviction where the offender was in charge of the vehicle) for the words " 4 months or £100 or both " there shall be substituted the words

£200.

(4)In the entry in that Schedule relating to section 99(b) of that Act,—

(a)for the punishment specified in column 4 where the offence is punishable sumarily there shall be substituted the words

3 months or £400 or both; and

(b)for the punishment specified in column 4 where the offence is punishable on indictment there shall be substituted the words

12 months or a fine or both.

(5)In the entry in that Schedule relating to section 169(1) of that Act, for the punishment specified in column 4 in relation to an offence punishable summarily there shall be substituted the words

£200.

(6)In the entry in that Schedule relating to section 175 of that Act, in column 4 for the words " £50 " (the maximum fine on summary conviction) there shall be substituted the words

£100.

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