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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967

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76Provisions supplementary to ss. 71 to 75

(1)In sections 71 to 75 of this Act "road" means any length of road.

(2)In sections 73 to 75 of this Act " local authority "—

(a)in relation to a road in England or Wales means—

(i)in the case of a road in Greater London, the Greater London Council;

(ii)in the case of a road in a county borough or in a non-county borough having a population according to the last published census of over 20,000, the council of the borough ;

(iii)in the case of a road in an urban district having such a population as aforesaid, the council of the district;

(iv)in the case of a road in a non-county borough not having such a population as aforesaid, in an urban district not having such a population, or in a rural district, the council of the county in which it is situated;

(b)in relation to a road in Scotland, means the county or town council responsible for the maintenance and management of the road.

(3)A county council in Scotland shall, before arriving at a decision as to the exercise of any power conferred on them by sections 72, 73, 74 and 75 of this Act with regard to a classified road in a burgh, consult with the town council of the burgh.

In this subsection " classified road " has the meaning assigned to it by section 72(6)(b) of this Act except that for the reference therein to that section there shall be substituted a reference to this section.

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