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Road Traffic (Vehicle Testing) Act 1999

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SCHEDULEConsequential amendments

Transport Act 1982 (c. 49)

1(1)Section 8 of the Transport Act 1982 (private-sector vehicle testing) is amended as follows.

(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)—

(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,”.

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

3For section 177 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 there is substituted—

177Impersonation of authorised examiner, etc

A person is guilty of an offence if, with intent to deceive, he falsely represents himself—

(a)to be, or to be employed by, a person authorised in accordance with regulations made under section 41 of this Act with respect to the checking and sealing of speed limiters, or

(b)to be a person entitled under section 45 of this Act to carry out examinations of vehicles under that section.

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