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Traffic Management Act 2004

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Designation of special enforcement areas outside Greater London

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3(1)The appropriate national authority may, on an application under this paragraph, make an order designating the whole or part of a local authority’s area as a special enforcement area.

(2)An area may only be so designated if it is within, or is co-extensive with, an area that is a civil enforcement area for parking contraventions.

(3)An application under this paragraph may be made—

(a)with respect to the whole or part of their area, by a county council in England;

(b)with respect to the whole or part of their area, by a county council or county borough council in Wales;

(c)with respect to the whole of their area, by a metropolitan district council;

(d)with respect to the whole of their areas, by two or more metropolitan district councils acting jointly;

(e)with respect to the whole or part of the Isles of Scilly, by the Council of the Isles of Scilly.

(4)Before making an order under this paragraph the appropriate national authority shall consult the appropriate chief officer of police.

(5)An order in force immediately before the commencement of this Part of this Act under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic Act 1991 designating an area outside Greater London as a special parking area has effect on and after the commencement of this Part of this Act as if it were an order under this paragraph designating the area as a special enforcement area.

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