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The Road Traffic Act 1991 (Commencement No 4 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1992

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Article 2

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS BROUGHT INTO FORCE ON 1ST JULY 1992

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Provisions of the ActSubject matter of the provisionLimitation of the provision
Section 1Offences of dangerous driving.
Section 2Careless and inconsiderate driving.
Section 3Causing death by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs.
Section 4Driving under the influence of drink or drugs.
Section 5Disapplication of sections 1 to 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 for authorised motoring offences.
Section 6Causing danger to road users.
Section 7Cycling offences.
Section 8Construction and Use of vehicles.
Section 9Vehicle examiners.
Section 10Testing vehicles on roads.
Section 11Inspection of vehicles.
Section 12Power to prohibit driving of unfit vehicles.
Section 13Power to prohibit driving of overloaded vehicles.
Section 14Unfit and overloaded vehicles: offences.
Section 15Removal of prohibitions.
Section 16Supply of unroadworthy vehicles etc.
Section 17Requirement for drivers to hold a licence.
Section 18Physical fitness of drivers.
Section 19Effects of disqualification.
Section 20Exception from requirement of third-party insurance.
Section 21Information as to identity of driver etc.
Section 22Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.
Section 23Speeding offences etc: admissibility of certain evidence.
Section 24Alternative verdicts.
Section 25Interim disqualification.
Section 26Amendment of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.
Section 27Penalty points to be attributed to offences.
Section 28Penalty points to be taken into account on conviction.
Section 29Disqualification for certain of fences.
Section 30Courses for drink-drive offenders.
Section 31Experimental period for section 30.
Section 32Disqualification until test is passed.
Section 33Short periods of disqualification.
Section 34Conditional offer of fixed penalty.
Section 36Forfeiture of vehicles.
Section 37Forfeiture of vehicles: Scotland.
Section 38Disqualification where a vehicle used for assault.
Section 39Disqualification in Scotland where a vehicle used to commit offences.
Section 40Power to install equipment for detection of traffic offences.
Section 45Variable speed limits.
Section 46Tramcars and trolley vehicles.
Section 48Minor and consequential amendments.To the extent necessary for bringing into force the pro visions of Schedule 4 to the 1991 Act brought into force by this Schedule.
Section 49Omission of enactments not brought into force.
Section 81Minor and consequential amendments (in relation to London).To the extent necessary for bringing into force paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 to the 1991 Act.
Section 83Repeals.To the extent necessary for bringing into force the pro visions of Schedule 8 to the 1991 Act brought into force by this Schedule.
Schedule 1Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.
Schedule 2Amendment of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.
Schedule 4, paragraphs 1 to 26, 29 and 30, 37 to 49, 51 to 74, 76 to 78, 80 to 84, 86 to 101, 103 to 105 and 107 to 114.Minor and consequential amendments.In relation to paragraph 73, to the extent that that paragraph is not already in force.
Schedule 7,paragraph 2Amendment to section 15 of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974 (parking on footways).
Schedule 8Repeals.To the extent that it relates to the repeals set out in the Appendix to this Schedule.

APPENDIX TO SCHEDULE REPEALS TAKING EFFECT ON 1st JULY 1992

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1970 c. 44The Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970.In section 21(4) the words “and any badge” onwards.
1972 c. 27.The Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972.In Schedule 1—
the entry relating to section 8(1) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981;
in the entry relating to section 68 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, the word “goods”.
1972 c. 71.The Criminal Justice Act 1972.Section 24(2).
1973 c. 62.The Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973.In section 44(3), paragraphs (a) and (b) and the word “and” immediately preceding them.
1975 c. 46.The International Road Haulage Permits Act 1975.In section 1(9), the words “section 56(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1972 or”.
1981 c. 14.The Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.Section 7.
Section 8(1) to (2).
In section 8(3), the words “for the purposes of this Act”.
Section 9.
In section 9A(1), the words “with the omission of subsection (1)(b)”.
Section 9A(2).
Section 20(6).
Section 51(2).
In section 53(1), the words “certifying officers, public service vehicle examiners” and the words “public service” in the second place where they appear.
Section 65(1)(f).
In section 68(4), the reference to section 9(9)(b).
In section 82(1), the definition of “certifying officer”.
In Schedule 7, paragraph 17(a).
1982 c. 49.The Transport Act 1982.In section 9, the paragraph beginning “Any functions under section 9”.
Section 10(5).
In section 10(8), the words from “Without prejudice” to “their functions”.
Section 19.
Section 21(2) and (3).
Section 23(4).
In Schedule 5, paragraph 21.
1984 c. 27.The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.In section 17(2), the word “or” at the end of paragraph (b).
In section 85(1), the words “the prescribed”.
In section 85(2)(a), the words “the prescribed”.
Section 141.
In Schedule 13, in paragraph 40, the words “and for” onwards.
1985 c. 67.The Transport Act 1985.In Part II of Schedule 2, paragraph 4(3) and (11)(b).
In Schedule 7, paragraph 21(2) and (3).
1988 c. 52.The Road Traffic Act 1988.Section 15(10).
Section 19A.
In section 29, the words “In this section” to the end.
Section 30(3).
Section 48(6).
Section 50(2) and (3).
In section 51(1)(b), the word “goods”.
In section 61(2)(a), the words from “goods” to “service”.
Section 61(5).
Section 67(4)(a).
Section 73(2).
Section 75(3)(a)(iii).
In section 75(6), paragraph (c) and the word “or” immediately preceding it.
Section 75(8).
Section 79(2)(a).
In section 86, in the table, the entry for “Goods vehicle examiner”.
Section 97(7).
Section 98(5).
In section 105(2)(ee), the words “for any purpose of this Part of this Act”.
In section 105(2)(f), the words “for the purposes of this Part of this Act”.
Section 151(9)(b).
In section 164(6), the words “to a constable”.
In section 165(4), the words “to a constable”.
In section 173(2), the word “and” at the end of paragraph (k).
In section 183(3), paragraph (b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it.
In section 192(2), the word ““road””.
Section 193.
Schedule 4.
1988 c. 53.The Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.In section 17(3), the word “goods” in each place where it occurs.
Section 23(2).
Section 27(2).
In section 30(2), the words “Subject to section 28(2) of this Act,”.
Section 30(3).
Section 54(8).
Section 59(6).
Section 60
In Schedule 1, in the Table—
in the entry relating to section 71 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in column 2 the word “goods” in each place where it occurs;
the entries relating to sections 97 and 98 of that Act.
In Part I of Schedule 2—
in the entries relating to sections 68 and 71 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in column 2 the word “goods” in each place where it occurs;
the entries relating to sections 97 and 98 of that Act;
in the entry relating to section 165 of that Act, in column 2 the word “constable”;
the entries in columns 6 and 7 relating to section 178 of that Act;
in the entry relating to section 26 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act, in column 2 the words “on committal for sentence etc.”
In Part II of Schedule 2, the entries in columns 3 and 4 relating to stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle or to section 12 or 25 of the Theft Act 1968.
In Schedule 3, the entry relating to section 97 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
1988 c. 54.The Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988.Section 6.
In Part I of Schedule 2—
paragraph 1;
in paragraph 3(1) the entry beginning
  • "for

  • “section 56(2)(a)”".

paragraph 4(2);
paragraph 8;
paragraph 9;
paragraph 10(b);
paragraph 13(b)(ii);
paragraph 15(b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it.
Parts II, III and IV of Schedule 2.
In Schedule 3—
paragraph 6(3) and (5);
paragraph 8(1);
paragraph 8(2)(d) and the word “and” immediately preceding it;
paragraph 9(1)(c) and the word “and” immediately preceding it;
paragraph 9(3)(b);
paragraph 11(b) and (c);
paragraph 37(1) and (2).
Schedule 5.
1989 c. 22.The Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989.In Schedule 3, paragraph 21.
1991 c. 40.The Road Traffic Act 1991.In Schedule 4, paragraph 79.

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