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SCHEDULE 2E+W+S Amendment of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988

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I1Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

1Part I of Schedule 2 to the M1Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (prosecution and punishment of offences) shall be amended as follows.E+W+S

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I2Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

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2In the entry relating to section 16(1) of the M2Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (contravention of temporary prohibition or restriction) in columns 5 to 7 there shall be inserted—E+W+S

Discretionary if committed in respect of a speed restriction.Obligatory if committed in respect of a speed restriction.3-6 or 3 (fixed penalty)
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I3Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

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3In the entry relating to section 17(4) of that Act (use of special road contrary to scheme or regulations), in column 7, for “3” there shall be substituted “ 3-6 or 3 (fixed penalty) if committed in respect of a speed restriction, 3 in any other case. ”E+W+S

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I4Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

4In the entry relating to section 89(1) of that Act (exceeding speed limit) in column 7, for “3” there shall be substituted “ 3-6 or 3 (fixed penalty) ”.E+W+S

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I5Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

5In the entry relating to section 1 of the M3Road Traffic Act 1988 (causing death by reckless driving)—E+W+S

(a)in column 2 for the word “reckless” there shall be substituted the word “ dangerous ”, and

(b)in column 7 for “4” there shall be substituted “ 3-11 ”.

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I6Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

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6In the entry relating to section 2 of that Act (reckless driving)—E+W+S

(a)in column 2, for the word “Reckless” there shall be substituted the word “ Dangerous ”;

(b)for the words in column 5 there shall be substituted the word “ Obligatory ”; and

(c)for the words in column 7 there shall be substituted “ 3-11 ”.

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I7Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

7After the entry relating to section 3 of that Act there shall be inserted—E+W+S

RTA section 3ACausing death by careless driving when under influence of drink or drugs.On indictment.5 years or a fine or both.Obligatory.Obligatory.3-11.
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I8Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

8In the entry relating to section 4(1) of that Act (driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drink or drugs) in column 7 for “4” there shall be substituted “ 3-11 ”.E+W+S

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I9Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

9In the entry relating to section 4(2) of that Act (being in charge of a motor vehicle when unfit to drive) in column 2, for the words “motor vehicle” there shall be substituted the words “ mechanically propelled vehicle ”.E+W+S

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I10Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

10In the entry relating to section 5(1)(a) of that Act (driving or attempting to drive with excess alcohol in breath, blood or urine) in column 7 for “4” there shall be substituted “ 3-11 ”.E+W+S

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I11Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

11In the entry relating to section 7 of that Act (failing to provide specimen for analysis or laboratory test) in column 7 for the words “4 in case” there shall be substituted the words “ 3-11 in case ”.E+W+S

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I12Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

12In the entry relating to section 12 of that Act (motor racing and speed trials on public ways) in column 7 for “4” there shall be substituted “ 3-11 ”.E+W+S

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I13Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

13After the entry relating to section 22 of that Act there shall be inserted—E+W+S

RTA section 22A.Causing danger to road-users.(a) Summarily.(a) 6 months or the statutory maximum or both.
On indictment.(b) 7 years or a fine or both.
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I14Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

14In the entry relating to section 23 of that Act (carrying passenger on motor-cycle contrary to that section), in column 7, for “1” there shall be substituted “ 3 ”.E+W+S

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I15Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

15In the entry relating to section 28 of that Act (dangerous cycling)—E+W+S

(a)in column 2 for the word “reckless” there shall be substituted the word “ dangerous ”; and

(b)in column 4, for the words “Level 3” there shall be substituted the words “ Level 4 ”.

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I16Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

16In the entry relating to section 29 of that Act (careless and inconsiderate cycling), in column 4, for the words “Level 1” there shall be substituted the words “ Level 3 ”.E+W+S

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I17Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

17For the entry relating to section 42 of that Act (contravention of construction and use regulations) there shall be substituted—E+W+S

RTA Section 40AUsing vehicle in dangerous condition etc.Summarily.(a) Level 5 on the standard scale if committed in respect of a goods vehicle or a vehicle adapted to carry more than eight passengers.Discretionary.Obligatory.3
(b) Level 4 on the standard scale in any other case.
RTA section 41ABreach of requirement as to brakes, steering-gear or tyres.Summarily.(a) Level 5 on the standard scale if committed in respect of a goods vehicle or a vehicle adapted to carry more than eight passengers.Discretionary.Obligatory.3
(b) Level 4 on the standard scale in any other case.
RTA section 41BBreach of requirement as to weight: goods and passenger vehicles.Summarily.Level 5 on the standard scale.
RTA section 42Breach of other construction and use requirements.Summarily.(a) Level 4 on the standard scale if committed in respect of a goods vehicle or a vehicle adapted to carry more than eight passengers.
(b) Level 3 on the standard scale in any other case.
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I18Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

18In the entries relating to section 68 and 71 of that Act, in column 2, the word “goods” in each place where it occurs shall be omitted.E+W+S

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I19Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

19For the entry relating to section 87(1) of that Act (driving without a licence) there shall be substituted—E+W+S

RTA section 87(1)Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.Summarily.Level 3 on the standard scale.Discretionary in a case where the offender’s driving would not have been in accordance with any licence that could have been granted to him.Obligatory in the case mentioned in column 5.3-6
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I20Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

20In the entry relating to section 87(2) of that Act (causing or permitting to drive without a licence), in column 2 for the word “without” there shall be substituted the words “ otherwise than in accordance with ”.E+W+S

21After the entry relating to section 92(7C) of that Act there shall be inserted—E+W+S

RTA section 92(10)Driving after making false declaration as to physical fitness.Summarily.Level 4 on the standard scale.Discretionary.Obligatory.3-6
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I21Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

22In the entry relating to section 94 of that Act (failure to notify Secretary of State about disability etc) for the words “Section 94” there shall be substituted the words “ Section 94(3) ”.E+W+S

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I22Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

23After that entry there shall be inserted—E+W+S

RTA section 94(3A)Driving after such a failure.Summarily.Level 3 on the standard scale.Discretionary.Obligatory.3-6
RTA section 94ADriving after refusal of licence under section 92(3) or revocation under section 93.Summarily.6 months or level 5 on the standard scale or both.Discretionary.Obligatory.3-6
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I23Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

24In the entry relating to section 96 of that Act (driving with uncorrected defective eyesight or refusing to submit to test of eyesight) in column 7 for “2” there shall be substituted “ 3 ”.E+W+S

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I24Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

25In the entry relating to section 103(1)(b) of that Act (obtaining licence, or driving, while disqualified) for the words in column 7 there shall be substituted “ 6 ”.E+W+S

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I25Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

26In the entry relating to section 143 of that Act (using vehicle while uninsured or unsecured against third-party risks) in column 4 for the words “Level 4” there shall be substituted the words “ Level 5 ”.E+W+S

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I26Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

27In the entry relating to section 164 of that Act (failing to produce driving licence to constable etc) in column 2 for the words “to constable” there shall be substituted the word “ etc ”.E+W+S

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I27Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

28In the entry relating to section 165 of that Act (failing to give constable certain information or to produce documents) the word “constable” shall be omitted.E+W+S

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I28Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

29In the entry relating to section 170(4) of that Act (failing to stop after accident or give particulars or report accident)—E+W+S

(a)for the words in column 4 there shall be substituted “ Six months or level 5 on the standard scale or both ”; and

(b)in column 7 for “8-10” there shall be substituted “ 5-10 ”.

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I29Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

30In the entry relating to section 172 of that Act (failure of person keeping vehicle and others to give police information as to identity of driver etc in the case of certain offences) the following shall be inserted in columns 5 to 7—E+W+S

Discretionary, if committed otherwise than by virtue of subsection (5) or (11).Obligatory, if committed otherwise than by virtue of subsection (5) or (11).3
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I30Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

31In the entry relating to section 178 of that Act (taking etc in Scotland a motor vehicle without authority), the entries in columns 6 and 7 shall be omitted.E+W+S

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I31Sch. 2 wholly in force at 1.7.1992 see s. 84 and S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

32(1)Part II of Schedule 2 to the M4Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (disqualification and endorsement in relation to manslaughter, certain offences of theft etc) shall be amended as follows.E+W+S

(2)In the entry relating to manslaughter or culpable homicide, in column 4 for “4” there shall be substituted “ 3-11 ”.

(3)The entries in columns 3 and 4 relating to stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle or to section 12 or 25 of the M5Theft Act 1968 shall be omitted.

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