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Transport Act 1978

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(1)Sections 56 to 58, 82, 83 and 160 of, and Schedule 4 to, the 1972 Act and sections 1, 2 and 7 of the Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972 shall be amended as shown in Schedule 3 to this Act (the amendments being to extend powers of inspection and control of vehicles by means of spot checks for mechanical defect or overload and restrictions on further use of a vehicle found in breach of the relevant Acts and regulations).

(2)In section 45 of the 1972 Act (regulations for checking condition of goods vehicles, determining plated weights, etc.), in subsection (6) (scope of regulation-making power), the following shall be added at the end of paragraph (a)— and

(iii)require any such vehicle to be submitted for examination or re-examination for any purpose of plating or certification.

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