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The Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1990

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1990 No. 2228 (C.58)

ROAD TRAFFIC

The Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1990

Made

8th November 1990

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 17(2) of the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989(1), and of all other enabling powers, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1990.

2.  The provisions of the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 specified in the Schedule to this Order shall come into force on 1st December 1990.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Christopher Chope

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Transport

8th November 1990

Article 2

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC (DRIVER LICENSING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS) ACT 1989 COMING INTO FORCE ON 1st DECEMBER 1990

Provisions of the ActSubject matter
(1)Section 6Section inserting provisions concerning the introduction of compulsory training courses for riders of motor cycles in the Road Traffic Act 1988(2)
(2)Section 7 (so far as it relates to those paragraphs of Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 referred to in items (4) to (8) below)Provision giving effect to certain paragraphs in Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (Driving Licences: Minor, Consequential and Further Amendments)
(3)Section 16 (so far as it relates to that part of Schedule 6 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 referred to in item (9) below)Provision giving effect to specified provision in Schedule 6 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (Repeals)
SCHEDULE 3
(4)Paragraph 6Provision substituting the words “motor bicycle” for the words “two-wheeled motor cycle” where the latter occur in section 23 of the Road Traffic Act 1988
(5)Paragraph 10Provision substituting the words “motor bicycle without a side-car” for the words “motor cycle having two wheels only” in section 97(3)(d) of the Road Traffic Act 1988
(6)Paragraph 11 (c)Provision making consequential amendment to section 98(3) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 in the light of the introduction of compulsory training courses for riders of motor cycles, and substituting the words “motor bicycle without a side-car” for the words “motor cycle” in paragraph (b) of that provision
(7)Paragraph 15 (g)Provision inserting definition of “approved training course for motor cyclists” and of “prescribed certificate of completion” in section 108(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988
(8)Paragraphs 18(b)(c) and (d)Provisions making consequential amendments to the Road Traffic Act 1988 in the light of the introduction of compulsory training courses for riders of motor cycles.
SCHEDULE 6
(9)Schedule 6 so far as it relates to the repeal in section 97(3) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 of the word “and” at the end of paragraph (c).Provision making repeals

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 1st December 1990 the provisions of the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 specified in the Schedule to the Order. The bringing into force of section 6 of the Act has the effect of requiring motor cyclists who have yet to pass a test of competence to drive a motor cycle to undergo compulsory training unless exempted by Regulations from having to do so. The Regulations implementing section 6 are the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No 5) Regulations 1990 (S.I. 1990/2334). Many of the other provisions brought into force by this Order concern compulsory training for motor cyclists.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 have been brought into force by Commencement Orders made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
s.1(6) (partially), s.7 (partially), s.17, para. 10 of Part II of Sch. 1, para. 26 and paras. 29 and 30(d) (partially) of Sch. 3.8.11.19891989/1843
s.1(6) (partially), s.1(7) (partially), s.3, s.5 (partially), s.7 (partially), Part II, s.16 (partially), para. 11 of Sch. 1, paras. 7, 8 (partially), 9 (partially), 11 (partially), 12 (partially), 14, 15 (partially), 16, 17, 19, 24, 25, 27 (partially), 28 (partially) and 30 (partially) of Sch. 3, Sch. 4, Sch. 5 and Sch. 6 (partially)1.6.19901990/802

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