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Road Traffic Act 1960

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. 1—96.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Part II

    1. 97—116.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III

    1. 117—163.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV

    1. 164—182.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 183—185.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 186.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 187.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 188.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 189—191.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V

    1. 192—200.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI

    1. 201—216.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  8. Part VII MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. 217—221.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 222.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 223—224.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Production of Documents and Furnishing of Information

      1. 225—231.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 232. Duty to give information as to identity of driver, &c., in certain cases.

    5. Forgery, false Statements, &c.

      1. 233. Forgery of documents, &c.

      2. 234.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 235.†False statements and withholding material information.

      4. 236—238.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 239.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 240.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Legal Proceedings and Destination of Fines

      1. 241.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 242. Evidence by certificate.

      3. 243. Proof, in summary proceedings, of identity of driver of vehicle.

      4. 244. Time for commencing summary proceedings for certain offences.

      5. 245.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 246.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 247. Destination of fines.

    7. Inquiries

      1. 248. General power to hold inquiries.

      2. 249. General provisions as to inquiries.

      3. 250.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 251.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. Interpretation

      1. 252.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 253. Interpretation of expressions relating to motor vehicles and classes or descriptions thereof.

      3. 254.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 255. Method of calculating weight of motor vehicles.

      5. 256.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 257. General interpretation provisions.

      7. 258.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 259.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 260.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. Supplementary

      1. 261, 262.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 263. Protection of public interests.

      3. 264. Consequential amendments of Acts.

      4. 265.†Construction of references in other Acts, &c., to public service vehicles, licensing authorities, &c.

      5. 266. Repeal of provisions as to use of bridges by locomotives.

      6. 267. General repeals, revocations, savings and transitional provisions.

      7. 268.†Saving for s. 38 of Interpretation Act, 1889.

      8. 269. Saving for law of nuisance.

      9. 270. Commencement.

      10. 271. Short title and extent.

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

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    2. SECOND, THIRD SCHEDULES

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    3. FOURTH TO SEVENTH SCHEDULES

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    4. EIGHTH, NINTH SCHEDULES

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    5. TENTH SCHEDULE

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    6. ELEVENTH SCHEDULE

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    7. TWELFTH SCHEDULE

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    8. THIRTEENTH, FOURTEENTH SCHEDULES

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    9. FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH SCHEDULES

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    10. SEVENTEENTH SCHEDULE

      Amendments of other Acts

      1. . . .

      2. The Road Traffic Act, 1930 (20 & 21 Geo. 5. c. 43)

        1. After subsection (1) of section one hundred and twenty-one (interpretation)...

      3. The London Passenger Transport Act, 1933 (23 & 24 Geo. 5.c. 14)

        1. . . .

        2. After subsection (1) of section one hundred and seven (interpretation)...

      4. . . .

      5. . . .

      6. . . .

      7. . . .

      8. The Post 0ffice Act, 1953 (1 & 2. Eliz. 2. c. 36)

        1. After subsection (1) of section eighty-seven (interpretation) there shall be...

      9. The Transport Charges &c. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1954 (2 & 3 Eliz. 2. c. 64)

        1. In subsection (1) of section thirteen (interpretation) for the words...

      10. . . .

      11. . . .

      12. The Highways Act, 1959 (7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. 25)

        1. In subsection (1) of section nineteen (certain trunk roads to...

        2. . . .

    11. EIGHTEENTH SCHEDULE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    12. NINETEENTH SCHEDULE

      SAVINGS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. 1.In so far as any order, regulation, rule, scheme, byelaw,...

      2. 2.Nothing in this Act shall affect the enactments repealed thereby...

      3. 3.Any enactment passed before the passing of this Act referring,...

      4. 4.(1) Without prejudice to paragraph 1 of this Schedule, any...

      5. 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 6.Where an offence, being an offence for the continuance of...

      7. 7, 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 9.Any person appointed to an office under or by virtue...

      9. 10.Any record kept under an enactment repealed by this Act...

      10. 11.Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions of...

      11. 12—14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. 15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      13. 16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      14. 17.The repeal by this Act of subsection (2) of section...

      15. 18.Subsection (8) of section forty-six of the Road Traffic Act...

      16. 19.The repeal by this Act of section one hundred and...

    13. TWENTIETH SCHEDULE

      SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS TO COMING INTO OPERATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT

      1. Part I RELEVANT PROVISIONS

        1. 1.The provisions of this Act referred to in subsection (1)...

      2. Part II COMING INTO OPERATION OF RELEVANT PROVISIONS

        1. 2—4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 5.Section two hundred and sixty-six of this Act shall ....

        3. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

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