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Road Traffic Act 1988

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85Interpretation of Part II

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  • “the Community Recording Equipment Regulation” means Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3821/85[OJ No. L370/8 of 31.12.85.] of 20th December 1985 on recording equipment in road transport, as read with the [S.I. 1986/1456.] Community Drivers' Hours and Recording Equipment (Exemptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations 1986, the [S.I.1986/1669.] Community Drivers' Hours and Recording Equipment (Exemptions and Supplementary Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 and the [S.I. 1987/805.] Community Drivers' Hours and Recording Equipment (Exemptions and Supplementary Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 1987,

  • “licensing authority” means a licensing authority for the purposes of Part V of the [1968 c. 73.] Transport Act 1968,

  • “official testing station” means a testing station maintained by the Secretary of State under section 72(8) of this Act,

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State,

  • “sold or supplied by retail” means sold or supplied otherwise than to a person acquiring solely for the purpose of resale or of re-supply for a valuable consideration,

  • “tail lamp” means, in relation to a vehicle, any lamp carried attached to the vehicle for the purpose of showing a red light to the rear in accordance with regulations under section 41 of this Act,

  • “traffic area” has the same meaning as in the [1981 c. 14.] Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981, and

  • “vehicle part” means any article which is a motor vehicle part, within the meaning of section 80 of this Act, and any other article which is made or adapted for use as part of, or as part of the equipment of, a vehicle which is intended or adapted to be used on roads but which is not a motor vehicle within the meaning of that section.

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