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The Fixed Penalty Offences Order 1999

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2.—(1) The offences specified in paragraph (2) below shall be fixed penalty offences for the purposes of Part III of the 1988 Act.

(2) The offences referred to in paragraph (1) above are–

(a)overtaking a moving or stationary vehicle on a zebra, pelican or puffin crossing contrary to regulation 24 of the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions 1997(1);

(b)failure to fix a registration mark to a vehicle in accordance with the requirements of regulation 17 of the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 1971 (size, shape and character of registration mark)(2); and

(c)driving on the footway contrary to section 72 of the Highways Act 1835(3) or section 129(5) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984(4).

(3) In consequence of the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) above, the entries in Schedule 3 to the 1988 Act shall be modified as follows–

(a)in the entry relating to section 25(5) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(5) for the words from “other” to “1987” there shall be substituted the words “other than a contravention of regulations 23, 24, 25 and 26 of the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions 1997”;

(b)after the entry relating to section 43 of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994(6) there shall be inserted the words “Section 59 of that Act” in column (1) and “Failure to fix prescribed registration mark to a vehicle in accordance with regulations made under section 23(4)(a) of that Act” in column (2); and

(c)after the entry relating to section 2(1) of the Parks Regulation (Amendment) Act 1926(7) there shall be inserted the following–

Offences under the Highways Act 1835 and the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984

Section 72 of the Highways Act 1835Driving on the footway
Section 129(5) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984Driving on the footway.
(1)

S.I. 1997/2400.

(2)

S.I. 1971/450.

(3)

1835 c. 50; there are amendments to section 72 not relevant to this Order.

(7)

1926 c. 36; the entry relating to this Act was inserted by S.I. 1987/363, as read with section 2(4) of the Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988 (c. 54).

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