PART 2Amendments to primary legislation

Transport Act 1968

11.—(1) Section 103 (interpretation, supplementary provisions)(1) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a)omit the definition of “the Community Recording Equipment Regulation” and at the appropriate place insert—

“the EU Tachographs Regulation” has the meaning given by section 97(7) of this Act;;

(b)at the appropriate place insert—

“field test” has the meaning given by section 96A(1) of this Act;;

(c)in the definition of “record sheet” for “Article 16(2) of the Community Recording Equipment Regulation” substitute “Article 37(2) of the EU Tachographs Regulation”.

(3) After subsection (9) insert—

(10) A reference in this Part of this Act to Annex IB to the EU Tachographs Regulation has effect, until the coming into force of that Annex, as a reference to Annex IB to Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport as read with the Community Drivers’ Hours and Recording Equipment Regulations 2007..


Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1979/1746 and S.I. 1986/1457.