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Road Safety Act 2006

Payments for Road Safety

Section 1: Road Safety Grants

16.Section 1 replaces and extends the scope of section 40 of the RTA for England and Wales. The new section 40 enables the Secretary of State (for England) or the National Assembly for Wales (for Wales) to make payments to local authorities, as well as other authorities and bodies, for meeting the whole or part of the capital or running costs of any measure for promoting road safety.

Section 2: Application of surplus income from safety camera enforcement

17.This section amends Section 38 of the Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 by inserting into that section a new subsection (4A). The new subsection (4A) enables the Secretary of State to make regulations which make provision for surplus income from safety camera enforcement to be used by public authorities for road safety purposes.

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