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SCHEDULEE+W+S Minor, Consequential and Related Amendments

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)E+W+S

4In section 51 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (parking devices for parking places designated by local authority)—

(a)in subsection (2)(e), after the word “evidence” there shall be inserted “(and, in Scotland, as sufficient evidence)”;

(b)in subsection (3), after the word “coins” there shall be inserted the words “or bank notes”, and after the word “charge” there shall be inserted “or to the insertion or re-insertion in a parking meter of a credit or debit card additional to the original insertion of such a card”;

(c)in subsection (4)—

(i)for the words “In this Act “parking device” means” there shall be substituted “In this section and in section 52 below “parking device” means either”,

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(iii)in paragraph (b), after the word “whether” there shall be inserted “or not”, and

(iv)after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted the following—

or

(c)the period for which the vehicle in relation to which the parking device is used is permitted to park in the parking place, and the time of the beginning or end of the period; or

(d)whether or not the period for which the vehicle in relation to which the parking device is used is permitted to park in the parking place or any further period has elapsed;

or any other device of any such description as may from time to time be prescribed for the purposes of this section and section 52 below by order made by the Secretary of State, and of such type or design as may be approved by the Secretary of State either generally or specially.;

(d)after subsection (4) there shall be inserted the following subsections—

(4A)An order under subsection (4) above which revokes or amends a previous order under that subsection may make such saving and transitional provision as appears to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient.

(4B)The power to make orders under subsection (4) above is exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.; and

(e)in subsection (5), after the word “may” there shall be inserted “for the purposes of this section”.

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