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24 Interpretation.E+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic Act 1974.

(2)Schedule 6 to this Act, which contains minor amendments and amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act, shall have effect.

(3)The enactments specified in Schedule 7 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1 this Act shall come into operation on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint, and different days may be so appointed for different provisions and for different purposes; and an order bringing into operation any provision of Schedule 7 to this Act may contain such savings from the effect of the repeal concerned as the Secretary of State considers to be appropriate.

(5)This Act . . . F1 does not extend to Northern Ireland . . . F1

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F1Words repealed by S.I. 1981/160, art. 3(1)(b)

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C1The text of ss. 16 and 24(3) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

C2Power of appointment conferred by s. 24(4) partly exercised: S.I. 1974/2075; 1975/264, 489, 756, 1154, 1479, 1653; 1979/85; 1984/811

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