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Scotland Act 1998


This Section provides that the following are reserved matters:


Transport of radioactive material.  Radioactive material is defined by reference to section 1(1) of the Radioactive Material (Road Transport) Act 1991 as material having a specific activity in excess of 70 kilobecquerels per kilogram or any lesser specific activity specified in an order made by the Secretary of State.


Technical specifications for public passenger transport for disabled persons including the subject-matter of:


section 125(7) and (8) of the Transport Act 1985 which together require the Secretary of State to consult the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee before issuing guidance as to measures with a view to making access to public transport services by road easier for disabled persons and making such transport better adapted to the needs of disabled people; and


Part V of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (public transport) which makes provision about standards of accessibility for the transport of disabled people by taxi, bus or train and sets out measures to require the adoption of such standards by the relevant operators;


Regulation of the carriage of dangerous goods.

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