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1(1)Section 8 of the Transport Act 1982 (private-sector vehicle testing) is amended as follows.E+W+S
(2)In subsection (7)—
(a)in paragraph (a), after “approved testing authorities” there is inserted “ , authorised inspectors ”, and
(b)in paragraph (b), after “authorised inspectors” there is inserted “ and approved assistants ”.
2In section 10 of the Transport Act 1982 (provisions supplementary to section 8), in subsection (2)—E+W+S
(a)in paragraph (a), for “any authorised inspector’,” there is substituted “ any authorised inspector or approved assistant,’; ”,
(b)after paragraph (a) there is inserted—
“(aa)in section 46(1)(j) (payment of charges), for the words “or designated councils” there shall be substituted the words “, designated councils or approved testing authorities”;”, and
(c)for paragraphs (b) and (c) there is substituted—
“(b)in section 46(1)(k) (keeping of registers of test certificates), after the words “designated councils” there shall be inserted the words “and, in the case of examinations carried out by authorised inspectors or approved assistants, by approved testing authorities”;
(c)in section 46(1)(l) (keeping of records), for the words “and designated councils” there shall be substituted the words “, designated councils and approved testing authorities”; and
(d)in section 46(3)(a) (supervision), for the words “or designated councils,” there shall be substituted the words “, designated councils or approved testing authorities,”.”
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