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Part 3 E+W+S+N.I.Police workforce and representative institutions

CHAPTER 1E+W+S+N.I.Police workforce

Removal of powers of police to appoint traffic wardensE+W+S+N.I.

46Removal of powers of police in England and Wales to appoint traffic wardensE+W+S+N.I.

(1)Sections 95 to 97 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (traffic wardens), so far as extending to England and Wales, are repealed.

(2)Those sections, so far as extending to Scotland, are amended as follows.

(3)In section 95 (appointment of traffic wardens), omit subsection (1).

(4)In subsection (2) of that section, for “any such functions as are mentioned in subsection (1) above” substitute “ , in aid of the police, functions normally undertaken by the police in connection with the control and regulation of, or the enforcement of the law relating to, traffic (including pedestrians) or stationary vehicles ”.

(5)In subsection (3) of that section, omit “under subsection (1) or”.

(6)In subsection (4) of that section—

(a)omit “(whether in England and Wales or in Scotland)”;

(b)for “subsection (1)” substitute “ subsection (2) ”;

(c)in paragraph (b)—

(i)omit “or (in England and Wales) with the Secretary of State”;

(ii)omit “or, as the case may be, by the Secretary of State”.

(7)Omit subsection (4A) of that section.

(8)In section 96 (additional powers of traffic wardens), in subsection (2), omit paragraphs (a), (b) and (d).

(9)In section 97 (supplementary provisions as to traffic wardens), in subsection (3), omit, in both places where it occurs, “the Common Council or”.

(10)Schedule 13 makes further amendments consequential on the repeal made by subsection (1).


Commencement Information

I1S. 46 in force for certain purposes at Royal Assent, see s. 183

I2S. 46 in force at 1.12.2018 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2017/1139, reg. 3