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Abolition of Bridge Tolls (Scotland) Act 2008

Abolition of bridge tolls

Section 1: Forth Road Bridge

5.Section 1 removes the ability to make and enforce tolls on the Forth Road Bridge. Subsection (1) repeals an offence-creating provision that enables penalties to be applied in respect of the failure to pay tolls. Subsection (2) repeals provisions relating to the setting and recovery of tolls on the bridge and a consequential reference to the period during which tolls may be demanded and taken.

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