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The Civil Enforcement of Traffic Contraventions (Consequential Amendments) (England) Regulations 2018

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Civil Enforcement of Traffic Contraventions (Consequential Amendments) (England) Regulations 2018 and come into force on 18th May 2018.

Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule 7 to the Traffic Management Act 2004

2.—(1) Part 1 (parking contraventions) of Schedule 7 to the Traffic Management Act 2004 is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 3(2)—

(a)in paragraph (c) for “regulation 18 or 20 of the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions 1997 (S.I. 1997/2400)” substitute “paragraph 1 or 3 of Part 5 of Schedule 14 to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 (S.I. 2016/362)”; and

(b)for paragraph (h) substitute—

(h)an offence under section 36(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988(1) (failure to comply with traffic sign) of failing to comply with a sign of the type referred to in—

(i)item 51 or 53 in the table in Part 2 of Schedule 14 to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016(2), where that sign is placed for the purposes of a signal-controlled crossing facility or a parallel crossing as defined by Schedule 1 to that Instrument; or

(ii)paragraph 1 of Part 6 of Schedule 7 to that Instrument (bus stop or bus stand clearway markings)..

(3) In paragraph 4(2)—

(a)after paragraph (b) insert—

(ba)an offence committed in England under section 25(5) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(3) of contravening paragraph 1 or 3 of Part 5 of Schedule 14 to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 (S.I. 2016/362);;

(b)in paragraph (c) after “offence” insert “committed in Wales”;

(c)after paragraph (h) insert—

(ha)an offence committed in England under section 36(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (failure to comply with traffic sign) of failing to comply with a sign of the type referred to in—

(i)item 51 or 53 in the table in Part 2 of Schedule 14 to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016, where that sign is placed for the purposes of a signal-controlled crossing facility or a parallel crossing as defined by Schedule 1 to that Instrument; or

(ii)paragraph 1 of Part 6 of Schedule 7 to that Instrument (bus stop or bus stand clearway markings);; and

(d)in paragraph (i) after “offence” insert “committed in Wales”.

Amendment of Part 4 of Schedule 7 to the Traffic Management Act 2004

3.—(1) Part 4 (moving traffic contraventions) of Schedule 7 to the Traffic Management Act 2004 is amended as follows.

(2) After paragraph 8 insert—

Traffic signs subject to civil enforcement in England

8A.(1) The tables in sub-paragraph (5) specify the traffic signs that are subject to civil enforcement in England.

(2) In Table A—

(a)column (1) sets out the description, corresponding to the description in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 (S.I. 2016/362), of the requirement, restriction or prohibition conveyed by the sign, and

(b)column (2) sets out the number given to the diagram illustrating the sign in that instrument and the place in that instrument where that diagram appears.

(3) In Table B—

(a)column (1) sets out the description, corresponding to the description in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 (S.I. 2002/3113)(4), of the requirement, restriction or prohibition conveyed by the sign, and

(b)column (2) sets out the number given to the diagram illustrating the sign in that instrument and the place in that instrument where that diagram appears.

(4) References in the tables to any sign include—

(a)any permitted variant of that sign, and

(b)where alternative types are shown, any of those types.

(5) The tables are as follows—

Table A

(1) Description(2) Diagram number (with location in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016)
Vehicular traffic must proceed in the direction indicated by the arrow606 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 1 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 42)
Vehicular traffic must turn ahead in the direction indicated by the arrow609 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 2)
Vehicular traffic must comply with the requirements described in paragraph 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3610 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 3)
No right turn for vehicular traffic612 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item7 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 43)
No left turn for vehicular traffic613 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 8 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 43)
No U-turns for vehicular traffic614 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 6 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 43)
Priority must be given to vehicles from the opposite direction615 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 9)
No entry for vehicular traffic (when the restriction or prohibition is one that may be indicated by another traffic sign subject to civil enforcement)616 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 10 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 44)
All vehicles prohibited except non-mechanically propelled vehicles being pushed by pedestrians617 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 11)
Entry to and waiting in a pedestrian zone restricted618.3B (Schedule 8, Part 2, item 1)
Entry to and waiting in a pedestrian and cycle zone restricted618.3C (Schedule 8, Part 2, item 2)
Motor vehicles prohibited619 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 12)
Motor vehicles except solo motor cycles prohibited619.1 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 18)
Solo motor cycles prohibited619.2 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 20)
Goods vehicles exceeding the maximum gross weight indicated on the goods vehicle symbol prohibited622.1A (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 13)
One way traffic652 (Schedule 9, Part 4, item 5)
Buses prohibited952 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 17)
Route for use by buses, pedal cycles and taxis only953 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 33)
Route for use by tramcars only953.1 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 36)
Route for use by pedal cycles only955 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 28)
Route for use by pedal cycles and by pedestrians only956 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 29)
Route comprising two ways, for use by pedal cycles only and by pedestrians only957 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 32)
With-flow cycle lane959.1 (Schedule 9, Part 4, item 9)
Contra-flow cycle lane960.1 (Schedule 9, Part 4, item 6)
Marking conveying the requirements in paragraph 11 of Part 7 of Schedule 9 (box junction)1043 (Schedule 9, Part 6, item 25)

Table B

(1) Description(2) Diagram number (with location in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002)
Entry to pedestrian zone restricted618.2 (Schedule 2)
Entry to and waiting in pedestrian zone restricted618.3 (Schedule 2)
Entry to and waiting in pedestrian zone restricted (variable message sign)618.3A (Schedule 2)

(3) In paragraph 9, in both the heading and sub-paragraph (1), after “civil enforcement” insert “in Wales”.

(4) In paragraph 10—

(a)in the heading, for “table” substitute “tables”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (1), for “table in paragraph 9(4)” substitute “relevant table”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (2), before “table” insert “relevant”; and

(d)after sub-paragraph (3), insert—

(4) In this paragraph “the relevant table” means—

(a)as regards England, Table A or Table B in paragraph 8A(5);

(b)as regards Wales, the table in paragraph 9(4)..

Amendment of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2003

4.—(1) Schedule 3 to the London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2003 is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1 for “Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 (S.I. 2002 No. 3113) “(the 2002 Regulations)”” substitute “Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 (S.I. 2016/362) “(the 2016 Regulations)””.

(3) In paragraph 3 for “2002 Regulations” substitute “2016 Regulations”.

(4) For the table in paragraph 4 substitute—

(1) Description(2) Diagram number (with location in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016)
Vehicular traffic must proceed in the direction indicated by the arrow606 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 1 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 42)
Vehicular traffic must turn ahead in the direction indicated by the arrow609 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 2)
Vehicular traffic must comply with the requirements described in paragraph 3 of Part 4 of Schedule 3610 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 3)
No right turn for vehicular traffic612 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item7 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 43)
No left turn for vehicular traffic613 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 8 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 43)
No U-turns for vehicular traffic614 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 6 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 43)
Priority must be given to vehicles from the opposite direction615 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 9)
No entry for vehicular traffic616 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 10 and Schedule 14, Part 2, item 44)
All vehicles prohibited except non-mechanically propelled vehicles being pushed by pedestrians617 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 11)
Entry to and waiting in a pedestrian zone restricted618.3B (Schedule 8, Part 2, item 1)
Entry to and waiting in a pedestrian and cycle zone restricted618.3C (Schedule 8, Part 2, item 2)
Motor vehicles prohibited619 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 12)
Motor vehicles except solo motor cycles prohibited619.1 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 18)
Solo motor cycles prohibited619.2 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 20)
Goods vehicles exceeding the maximum gross weight indicated on the goods vehicle symbol prohibited622.1A (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 13)
One way traffic652 (Schedule 9, Part 4, item 5)
Route for use by buses, pedal cycles and taxis only953 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 33)
Route for use by tramcars only953.1 (Schedule 3, Part 2, item 36)
Part of the carriageway outside an entrance where vehicles should, or must, not stop1027.1 (Schedule 7, Part 4, item 10)
Marking conveying the requirements in paragraph 11 of Part 7 of Schedule 9 (box junction)1043 (Schedule 9, Part 6, item 25)

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Jesse Norman

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Transport

16th April 2018

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