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The Road Safety Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015

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The Road Traffic Act 1988

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2.  The Road Traffic Act 1988(1) is amended as follows—

(a)in section 97 (grant of licences)—

(i)in subsection (1)(c)(ia) for the words “and its counterpart (if any) issued to him under this Part of this Act” substitute the words “(if any)”;

(ii)in subsection (1AA)—

(aa)for the words “counterparts mentioned in that sub-paragraph” substitute “counterpart (if any)”;

(bb)in paragraph (b) after the words “Northern Ireland counterpart” insert the words “(if any)”;

(b)in section 99A(5) (authorisation to drive in Great Britain) omit paragraph (a) and omit “(b)”;

(c)in section 125 (the register of approved instructors)—

(i)in subsection (3)(b)(iii) omit the words “and a counterpart of that licence”;

(ii)in subsection (10) for the words “and “counterpart”, in relation to a Community licence, have the same meanings” substitute “has the same meaning”;

(d)in section 142 (index to Part 5) omit the words “and counterpart in relation thereto”;

(e)in section 165A (power to seize vehicles driven without licence or insurance)—

(i)in subsection (2)(a) omit the words “and its counterpart”;

(ii)in subsection (6)(a) omit the words “and its counterpart”;

(iii)in subsection (9)(c) for the words ““counterpart” and “licence” have the same meanings” substitute ““licence” has the same meaning”;

(f)in section 173 (forgery of documents, etc.) omit subsection (4);

(g)in section 193A(2)(b) (tramcars and trolley vehicles) omit “32,” and for the words “to 91B” substitute “, 91A”(2).

(1)

1988 c.52; section 97(1)(c) was substituted by S.I. 1996/1974 and amended by section 78 of the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c.32), section 97(1AA) was inserted by section 78 of the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003, section 99A was inserted by S.I. 1996/1974, subsections 125(3) and 125(10) were amended by S.I. 1999/357, the table entry “Community Licence and counterpart in relation thereto” in section 142 was inserted by S.I 1999/357, section 165A was inserted by section 152 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c.15), sub-section 173(4) was amended by S.I. 1996/1974 and paragraph 29 of Schedule 5 to the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003, section 193A was inserted by section 46(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c.40) and amended by paragraph 31 of Schedule 5 to the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c.32) and S.I. 1996/1974.

(2)

Section 91A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c.53) was inserted by S.I. 1996/1974 and amended by paragraph 32 of Schedule 2 to the Road Safety Act 2006.

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