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Transport (Wales) Act 2006

General Effect

3.The general effect of the Act is to provide the National Assembly for Wales (“the Assembly”) with additional powers in the field of transport which, together with its existing powers, will enable the Assembly to develop and implement, in partnership with Welsh local authorities and other bodies, a safe, integrated, sustainable, efficient, and economic transport system serving Wales. It gives effect to the Assembly's request that it be granted such powers expressed in a resolution of the Assembly approved in plenary session on 17 March 2004.

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