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Part XE+W+S General and Supplementary Provisions

130 Application of Act to Crown.E+W+S

(1)Subject to the provisions of this section and section 132 of this Act, the provisions of this Act specified in subsection (2) below shall apply to vehicles and persons in the public service of the Crown.

(2)The provisions referred to in subsection (1) above are—

(a)sections 1 to 5, 9 [F1to 16C], 21 to 26, 38, 42, 45 to 51, 52 F2. . . (3), 58 to 60, 62 to 67, 69 to 71, [F376 to 90], 99, 100, 104, 105, 125 and 126;

(b)except in relation to vehicles and persons in the armed forces of the Crown when on duty, sections 6 to 8; and

F4(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)In relation to vehicles used for naval, military or air force purposes, while being driven by persons for the time being subject to the orders of a member of the armed forces of the Crown, the Secretary of State may by regulations vary the provisions of any statutory provision imposing a speed limit on motor vehicles; but regulations under this subsection may provide that any variation made by the regulations shall have effect subject to such conditions as may be specified in the regulations.

F4(4), (5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1Words in s. 130(2)(a) substituted (3.5.1994) by 1994 c. 11, s. 3(1), Sch. para. 3

F2Words in s. 130(2)(a) repealed (13.9.1996) by S.I. 1996/1553, art. 2(1), Sch.

F3Words in s. 130(2)(a) substituted (1.11.1991) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59, 108), s. 168(1), Sch. 8 para. 74; which substitution is in force for Scotland only by S.I. 1991/2286, art. 2(2), Sch. 2 and for England and Wales only by S.I. 1991/2288, art. 3, Sch.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 130(3) applied (with modifications) by S.I. 1999/1736, art. 8(3)