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Police Reform Act 2002

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76 Amendments to Part 3 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988E+W
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(1)Part 3 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53) (fixed penalties) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section 54(9) (meaning of authorised person for the purposes of fixed penalty provisions), at the end there shall be inserted “or a person authorised for those purposes by or on behalf of the chief constable of the British Transport Police.”

(3)In section 75(1) (conditional offers in England and Wales), at the end there shall be inserted “or, if the constable is a member of the British Transport Police, by or on behalf of the chief constable of the British Transport Police.”

(4)In section 76(2) (limitation on proceedings), in paragraph (a), for “the chief officer” there shall be substituted “ the person by or on whose behalf the conditional offer was sent ”.

(5)In section 87 (guidance from the Secretary of State), after “areas” there shall be inserted “ and to the chief constable of the British Transport Police ”.

(6)In section 89 (interpretation of Part 3), after the definition of “authorised person” there shall be inserted—

British Transport Police” means the force of constables appointed under the British Transport Commission Act 1949 (c. xxix);.

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