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59Repeals and revocationsE+W+S+N.I.

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I1S. 59 partly in force at Royal Assent see s. 61

I2S. 59 in force at 27.2.2007 for specified purposes by S.I. 2007/237, art. 2(e)

I3S. 59 in force at 24.9.2007 for specified purposes by S.I. 2007/2472, art. 2(n)

I4S. 59 in force at 5.1.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/3164, art. 2(d)

I5S. 59 in force at 31.3.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/3164, art. 3(d)

I6S. 59 in force at 1.4.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/3164, art. 4(c)

I7S. 59 in force at 21.12.2012 for specified purposes by S.I. 2012/2938, art. 2(2) (with art. 3)

I8S. 59 in force at 8.6.2015 for specified purposes by S.I. 2015/560, art. 3(b) (with arts. 4-9)

60Power to make amendmentsE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Secretary of State may by order make such amendments (including repeals and revocations) as may appear appropriate in consequence of any provision contained in this Act—

(a)in any enactment contained in an Act passed, and

(b)in any instrument made,

before, or in the same Session as that in which, the provision comes into force.

(2)An order under subsection (1) may include any appropriate transitional provisions or savings.

(3)The power to make an order under subsection (1) is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(4)No order shall be made under subsection (1) unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

61CommencementE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The preceding provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint (but subject to subsections (7) to (10)).

(2)Different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(3)Any provision of this Act which alters any penalty for an offence has effect only in relation to offences committed after the coming into force of the provision.

(4)Section 2B of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) (inserted by section 20) has effect only in relation to driving occurring after the coming into force of that section; and section 3ZB of that Act (inserted by section 21) has effect only in relation to driving occurring after the coming into force of that section.

(5)In relation to an offence under section 2B or 3ZB of the Road Traffic Act 1988 committed before the commencement of section 154(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44), the references in column 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53) relating to offences under those sections have effect with the omission of the words “12 months (in England and Wales) or” and “(in Scotland)”.

(6)The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument make such transitional provisions and savings as he considers appropriate in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

(7)The following provisions come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 1, and

(b)section 49.

(8)The day on which sections 8 and 9 and Schedule 2 (and the repeals contained in Schedule 7 under the heading “Endorsement: unlicensed and foreign drivers”) come into force must be—

(a)later than the day on which section 5 and Schedule 1 (and the repeals contained in Schedule 7 under the heading “Giving of fixed penalty notices by vehicle examiners”) come into force, but

(b)earlier than the day on which section 10 and Schedule 3 (and the repeals contained in Schedule 7 under the heading “Endorsement: all drivers”) come into force.

(9)Sections 51, 58 and 60, and the repeals contained in Schedule 7 under the heading “Spent enactments” (and section 59 so far as relating to them), come into force on the day on which this Act is passed; but—

(a)section 51(2) does not affect anything done or omitted to be done before that day, and

(b)section 58(6) has effect only in relation to offences committed on or after that day.

(10)Any power to make an order or regulations which is conferred by any provision of this Act may be exercised at any time after the passing of this Act.

62ExtentE+W+S+N.I.

(1)Section 1 extends only to England and Wales.

(2)Section 11(3) and Schedule 4, section 16 and section 51 extend only to England and Wales and Scotland.

(3)Section 49(2) extends only to Northern Ireland.

(4)Apart from the amendments made by sections 1 and 46, the amendments (and repeals and revocations) made by this Act have the same extent as the enactments and instruments amended (or repealed or revoked).

63Short titleE+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Road Safety Act 2006.

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