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Road Traffic Act 1991

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74Fixing of certain parking and other charges for London

(1)It shall be the duty of the London authorities to set the levels of additional parking charges to apply in London.

(2)Different levels may be set for different areas in London and for different cases or classes of case.

(3)In discharging their duties under this section the London authorities shall have regard to the Secretary of State’s parking guidance.

(4)The London authorities shall submit to the Secretary of State, for his approval, the levels of additional parking charges which they propose to set under subsection (1) above.

(5)If—

(a)the London authorities fail to discharge their duty under subsection (1) above; or

(b)the Secretary of State does not approve the levels of additional parking charges proposed by the London authorities,

the levels of additional parking charges for London shall be set by regulations made by the Secretary of State.

(6)It shall be the duty of the London authorities to impose additional parking charges at the levels set in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(7)The London authorities shall publish, in such manner as the Secretary of State may determine, the levels of additional parking charges which they have set.

(8)In this section “additional parking charges” means penalty charges, charges made by London authorities for the removal, storage and disposal of vehicles and charges in respect of the release of vehicles from immobilisation devices fixed under section 69 of this Act.

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