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22Speed limits: supplementaryE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1750) is amended as follows.

(2)In Schedule 3 (functions exercisable after consultation), in the entry for the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984—

(a)omit paragraph (a) (section 17(2));

(b)omit paragraph (f) (sections 86(2) and 88(1) and (4)).

(3)In the Schedule to the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc) Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/1563) omit the entry for the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (section 88(1)(a) and (4)).

(4)The transfer by virtue of section 21 of a function exercisable by the Secretary of State to the Scottish Ministers (a “transferred function”) does not affect the validity of anything done (or which has effect as if done) by or in relation to the Secretary of State before the commencement of that section.

(5)Anything (including legal proceedings) which, at that commencement, is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Secretary of State may, so far as it relates to a transferred function, be continued by or in relation to the Scottish Ministers.

(6)Anything done (or which has effect as if done) by or in relation to the Secretary of State for the purposes of or in connection with a transferred function has effect, if it is in force at that commencement, as if done by or in relation to the Scottish Ministers, so far as that is required for continuing its effect.

(7)But an instrument containing regulations or an order made by the Secretary of State is not to be treated as if made by the Scottish Ministers for the purposes of section 64(2C)(a) or (b) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

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I1S. 22 in force at 3.7.2012 by S.I. 2012/1710, art. 2(l)

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