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Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

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The Road Traffic Act 1988 (c.52)S

159(1)The Road Traffic Act 1988 shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In section 27(7)(b) (local authorities who may designate roads, etc.), for “regional or islands council” substitute “ council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(3)In section 33(5)(b) (local authorities who may authorise certain motor vehicle trials), for “regional or islands council” substitute “ council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(4)In section 39(4)(b) (powers of local authorities as to giving road safety information etc.), for “regional or islands council” substitute “ council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(5)In section 45(3)(c) (inspectors appointed by designated councils to carry out vehicle tests), for “the council of a region or islands area” substitute “ a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(6)In section 67B(2) (tests to check whether defects have been remedied), for “a region or islands area” substitute “ the area of a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(7)In section 124(2) (exemption of police instructors from prohibition imposed by section 123), in the definition of “local authority”, in paragraph (b), for “regional or islands council” substitute “ council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(8)In section 144(2)(a)(ii) (local authority exempt from requirement for third-party insurance or security), for “regional, islands or district council” substitute “ council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

(9)In Schedule 2 (deferred tests of condition of vehicles), in paragraph 1(b), for “an islands area or district” substitute “ the area of a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 ”.

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