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Section 51.

SCHEDULE 3E+W Fixed Penalty Offences

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E1This version of this provision extends to England and Wales only; a separate version has been created for Scotland only

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F1Entries repealed (1.9.1994) by 1994 c. 22, s. 65, Sch. 5 Pt. I

Offence under the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974 (c. xxiv)

Section 15 of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974.Parking vehicles on footways, verges, etc.

Offence under the Highways Act 1980 (c. 66)

Section 137 of the Highways Act 1980.Obstructing a highway, but only where the offence is committed in respect of a vehicle.

Offences under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)

RTRA section 5(1)Using a vehicle in contravention of a traffic regulation order outside Greater London.
RTRA section 8(1)Breach of traffic regulation order in Greater London.
RTRA section 11Breach of experimental traffic order.
RTRA section 13Breach of experimental traffic scheme regulations in Greater London.
RTRA section 16(1)Using a vehicle in contravention of temporary prohibition or restriction of traffic in case of execution of works, etc.
RTRA section 17(4)Wrongful use of special road.
RTRA section 18(3)Using a vehicle in contravention of provision for one-way traffic on trunk road.
RTRA section 20(5)Driving a vehicle in contravention of order prohibiting or restricting driving vehicles on certain classes of roads.
RTRA section 25(5)Breach of pedestrian crossing regulations, except an offence in respect of a moving motor vehicle [F2other than a contravention of regulations 23, 24, 25 and26 of the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions 1997].
RTRA section 29(3)Using a vehicle in contravention of a street playground order F3 . . ..
F4. . .F4. . .
RTRA section [F535A(1)]Breach of an order regulating the use, etc., of a parking place provided by a local authority, but only where the offence is committed in relation to a parking place provided on a road.
RTRA section 47(1)Breach of a provision of a parking place designation order and other offences committed in relation to a parking place designated by such an order, except any offence of failing to pay an excess charge within the meaning of section 46.
RTRA section 53(5)Using vehicle in contravention of any provision of a parking place designation order having effect by virtue of section 53(1)(a) (inclusion of certain traffic regulation provisions).
RTRA section 53(6)Breach of a provision of a parking place designation order having effect by virtue of section 53(1)(b) (use of any part of a road for parking without charge).
RTRA section 88(7)Driving a motor vehicle in contravention of an order imposing a minimum speed limit under section 88(1)(b).
RTRA section 89(1)Speeding offences under RTRA and other Acts.
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F2Words in Sch. 3 substituted (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(3)(a)

F3Words in Sch. 3 repealed (1.11.1991) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59), s. 168(2), Sch. 9(with s. 25(2)); S.I. 1991/2286, art. 2(2), Sch. 2 (for Scotland); S.I. 1991/2288, art. 3, Sch. (for E.W.)

F4Entry in Sch. 3 repealed (1.11.1991 for E.W. and 1.1.1993 for S.) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59), s. 168(2), Sch. 9 (with s. 25(2)); S.I. 1991/2288, art. 3, Sch.; S.I. 1992/2990, art. 2(2), Sch. 2

Offences under the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

RTA section 14Breach of regulations requiring wearing of seat belts.
RTA section 15(2)Breach of restriction on carrying children in the front of vehicles.
[F6RTA section 15(4)Breach of restriction on carrying children in the rear of vehicles.]
RTA section 16Breach of regulations relating to protective headgear for motor cycle drivers and passengers.
RTA section 19Parking a heavy commercial vehicle on verge or footway.
RTA section 22Leaving vehicle in dangerous position.
RTA section 23Unlawful carrying of passengers on motor cycles.
[F7RTA section 24][F7Carrying more than one person on a pedal cycle.]
RTA section 34Driving [F8mechanically propelled] vehicle elsewhere than on a road.
RTA section 35Failure to comply with traffic directions.
RTA section 36Failure to comply with traffic signs.
[F9RTA section 40A][F9Using vehicle in dangerous condition etc.]
[F9RTA section 41A][F9Breach of requirement as to brakes, steering-gear or tyres.]
[F9RTA section 41B][F9Breach of requirement as to weight: goods and passenger vehicles.]
RTA section 42[F10Breach of other construction and use requirements]
RTA section 87(1)Driving vehicle [F11otherwise than in accordance with] requisite licence.
F12. . .F12. . .
RTA section 163Failure to stop vehicle on being so required by constable in uniform.
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F6Entry in Sch. 3 inserted (1.4.1992) by S.I. 1992/345, art. 2

F7Entry in Sch. 3 inserted (E.W.)(1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 3(3)(a)

F8Words in entry in Sch. 3 substituted (20.1.2001) by 2000 c. 37, ss. 67, 103(2), Sch. 7 para. 9

F12Entry in Sch. 3 repealed (1.7.1992) by Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40, SIF 107:1), s. 83, Sch. 8; S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch. Appendix

F13[Offences under the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22)

Section 33 of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994. Using or keeping a vehicle on a public road without [F14vehicle licence, trade licence or nil licence] being exhibited in manner prescribed by regulations.
Section 42 of that Act. Driving or keeping a vehicle without required registration mark.
Section 43 of that Act. Driving or keeping a vehicle with registration mark obscured etc.
[F15Section 59 of that Act][F15Failure to fix a prescribed registration mark to a vehicle in accordance with regulations made under section 23(4)(a) of that Act.]]
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F13Entry inserted (1.9.1994) by 1994 c. 22, s. 63, Sch. 3 para. 25(2)

F14Words in entry substituted (1.7.1997) by 1997 c. 16, s. 18, Sch. 3 para. 8(1); S.I. 1997/1433, art. 2

F15Entry in Sch. 3 inserted (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(3)(b)

[F16Offences under the Highways Act 1835 and the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984
Section 72 of the Highways Act 1835Driving on the footway
[F17Cycling on the footway]
Section 129(5) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984Driving on the footway]
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F16Entries in Sch. 3 inserted (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(3)(c)

F17Entry in Sch. 3 inserted (E.W.)(1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 3(3)(b)

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Section 51.

SCHEDULE 3S Fixed Penalty Offences

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E2This version of this provision extends to Scotland only; a separate version has been created for England and Wales only

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F18Entries repealed (1.9.1994) by 1994 c. 22, s. 65, Sch. 5 Pt. I

Offence under the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974 (c. xxiv)

Section 15 of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974.Parking vehicles on footways, verges, etc.

Offence under the Highways Act 1980 (c. 66)

Section 137 of the Highways Act 1980.Obstructing a highway, but only where the offence is committed in respect of a vehicle.

Offences under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)

RTRA section 5(1)Using a vehicle in contravention of a traffic regulation order outside Greater London.
RTRA section 8(1)Breach of traffic regulation order in Greater London.
RTRA section 11Breach of experimental traffic order.
RTRA section 13Breach of experimental traffic scheme regulations in Greater London.
RTRA section 16(1)Using a vehicle in contravention of temporary prohibition or restriction of traffic in case of execution of works, etc.
RTRA section 17(4)Wrongful use of special road.
RTRA section 18(3)Using a vehicle in contravention of provision for one-way traffic on trunk road.
RTRA section 20(5)Driving a vehicle in contravention of order prohibiting or restricting driving vehicles on certain classes of roads.
RTRA section 25(5)Breach of pedestrian crossing regulations, except an offence in respect of a moving motor vehicle [F19other than a contravention of regulations 23, 24, 25 and26 of the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions 1997].
RTRA section 29(3)Using a vehicle in contravention of a street playground order F20 . . ..
F21. . .F21. . .
RTRA section [F2235A(1)]Breach of an order regulating the use, etc., of a parking place provided by a local authority, but only where the offence is committed in relation to a parking place provided on a road.
RTRA section 47(1)Breach of a provision of a parking place designation order and other offences committed in relation to a parking place designated by such an order, except any offence of failing to pay an excess charge within the meaning of section 46.
RTRA section 53(5)Using vehicle in contravention of any provision of a parking place designation order having effect by virtue of section 53(1)(a) (inclusion of certain traffic regulation provisions).
RTRA section 53(6)Breach of a provision of a parking place designation order having effect by virtue of section 53(1)(b) (use of any part of a road for parking without charge).
RTRA section 88(7)Driving a motor vehicle in contravention of an order imposing a minimum speed limit under section 88(1)(b).
RTRA section 89(1)Speeding offences under RTRA and other Acts.
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F19Words in Sch. 3 substituted (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(3)(a)

F20Words in Sch. 3 repealed (1.11.1991) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59), s. 168(2), Sch. 9(with s. 25(2)); S.I. 1991/2286, art. 2(2), Sch. 2 (for Scotland); S.I. 1991/2288, art. 3, Sch. (for E.W.)

F21Entry in Sch. 3 repealed (1.11.1991 for E.W. and 1.1.1993 for S.) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59), s. 168(2), Sch. 9 (with s. 25(2)); S.I. 1991/2288, art. 3, Sch.; S.I. 1992/2990, art. 2(2), Sch. 2

Offences under the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

RTA section 14Breach of regulations requiring wearing of seat belts.
RTA section 15(2)Breach of restriction on carrying children in the front of vehicles.
[F23RTA section 15(4)Breach of restriction on carrying children in the rear of vehicles.]
RTA section 16Breach of regulations relating to protective headgear for motor cycle drivers and passengers.
RTA section 19Parking a heavy commercial vehicle on verge or footway.
RTA section 22Leaving vehicle in dangerous position.
RTA section 23Unlawful carrying of passengers on motor cycles.
RTA section 34Driving motor vehicle elsewhere than on a road.
RTA section 35Failure to comply with traffic directions.
RTA section 36Failure to comply with traffic signs.
[F24RTA section 40A][F24Using vehicle in dangerous condition etc.]
[F24RTA section 41A][F24Breach of requirement as to brakes, steering-gear or tyres.]
[F24RTA section 41B][F24Breach of requirement as to weight: goods and passenger vehicles.]
RTA section 42[F25Breach of other construction and use requirements]
RTA section 87(1)Driving vehicle [F26otherwise than in accordance with] requisite licence.
F27. . .F27. . .
RTA section 163Failure to stop vehicle on being so required by constable in uniform.
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F23Entry in Sch. 3 inserted (1.4.1992) by S.I. 1992/345, art. 2

F27Entry in Sch. 3 repealed (1.7.1992) by Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40, SIF 107:1), s. 83, Sch. 8; S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch. Appendix

F28[Offences under the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22)

Section 33 of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994. Using or keeping a vehicle on a public road without [F29vehicle licence, trade licence or nil licence] being exhibited in manner prescribed by regulations.
Section 42 of that Act. Driving or keeping a vehicle without required registration mark.
Section 43 of that Act. Driving or keeping a vehicle with registration mark obscured etc.
[F30Section 59 of that Act][F30Failure to fix a prescribed registration mark to a vehicle in accordance with regulations made under section 23(4)(a) of that Act.]]
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Amendments (Textual)

F28Entry inserted (1.9.1994) by 1994 c. 22, s. 63, Sch. 3 para. 25(2)

F29Words in entry substituted (1.7.1997) by 1997 c. 16, s. 18, Sch. 3 para. 8(1); S.I. 1997/1433, art. 2

F30Entry in Sch. 3 inserted (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(3)(b)

[F31Offences under the Highways Act 1835 and the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984
Section 72 of the Highways Act 1835Driving on the footway
Section 129(5) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984Driving on the footway]
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F31Entries in Sch. 3 inserted (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(3)(c)

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