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The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Tachographs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

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2016 No. 248

Road Traffic

The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Tachographs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

Made

29th February 2016

Coming into force

2nd March 2016

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 95(1) of the Transport Act 1968(1) and section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2).

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated(3) for the purposes of section 2(2) in relation to the regulation of the type, description, construction or equipment of vehicles, the regulation and supervision of working conditions of persons engaged in road transport and measures relating to the organisation of working time.

In accordance with section 101(6) of the Transport Act 1968, the Secretary of State has consulted with such representative organisations as he thinks fit.

A draft of this instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament in accordance with section 101(3A) of the Transport Act 1968(4) and paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972(5).

(1)

1968 c.73. Section 95(1) is amended by section 2 of the Road Traffic (Drivers’ Ages and Hours of Work) Act 1976 (c.3) and S.I. 2011/1043.

(2)

1972 c.68. Section 2(2) is amended by section 27 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51) and paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7).

(4)

Section 101(3A) is inserted by section 2(1) of Road Traffic (Drivers’ Ages and Hours of Work) Act 1976 (c.3).

(5)

Paragraph 2(2) is amended by section 27 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006.

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