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The Erskine Bridge Regulations 1989

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3.  In these Regulations unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them, that is to say:—

“the Act” means the Erskine Bridge Tolls Act 1968;

“authorised officer” means an officer authorised by or on behalf of the Secretary of State to carry out duties on the specified roads for the time being on duty;

“breakdown” , in relation to a vehicle, has the same meaning as in section 7(8) of the Act;

“carriageways” means the parts of the specified roads reserved for the passage of vehicles;

“constable” means any constable (as defined by the Police (Scotland) Act 1967( (1)) of, or required for the time being to serve in, a police force maintained under the said Act for the police area in which the specified roads are situated;

“cycle” means a bicycle or tricycle not being a motor vehicle;

“cycle tracks” means the parts of the specified roads reserved for the passage of cycles;

“drive” , in relation to a vehicle, includes move, and “driver” and “driven” shall be construed accordingly;

“footways” means the parts of the specified roads over which the public has a right of passage on foot only;

“owner” in relation to a vehicle which is the subject of a hiring agreement or hire purchase agreement, means the person in possession of the vehicle under that agreement;

“public service vehicle” shall be construed in accordance with section 1 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981( (2));

“the relevant works” and “the specified roads” have respectively the meanings as in sections 4(6) and 1(3) of the Act;

“toll” means the appropriate toll payable under an order for the time being in force under section 2 of the Act; and payment of a toll shall include the surrender of cash, cheque or prepaid voucher;

“toll-booth” means one of the toll-booths situated as described in regulation 4 of these Regulations;

“vehicle” means a mechanically-propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads.

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