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Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 50 Charging schemes to be made, varied and revoked by order

81.This section sets out the means by which a road user-charging scheme must be made. It states that a local authority or authorities acting jointly wanting to introduce a charging scheme must do it by making an order. If an authority want to change or revoke a scheme, this must also be done by order.

82.The Scottish Ministers are given power to make regulations as to the form and publication of orders and the consultation procedures relating to them.

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