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Road Safety Act 2006

Section 27: Power of police to stop vehicle

94.This section amends column (4) of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the RTOA to increase the penalty available for an offence under section 163 of the RTA (failure to stop a mechanically propelled vehicle when required to do so by a constable) from a fine of level 3 on the standard scale (£1,000) to level 5 (£5,000). The penalty in relation to cycles is unaffected.

95.This section also amends column (2) of that Schedule to replace the word "motor" with "mechanically propelled", in order to reflect the fact that in the Road Traffic Act 1991 the section 163 offence was amended to refer to "mechanically propelled vehicle".

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