The Transport Act 1982 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-07-02

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1943 (C.42)

ROAD TRAFFIC
The Transport Act 1982 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1996

Made
2nd July 1996

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 76 of the Transport Act 1982(1), hereby makes the following Order:—

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Transport Act 1982 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1996.

(2) For the purposes of this Order, the appointed day is 1st August 1996.

2.  Subject to article 3 below, section 18 of the Transport Act 1982(2) shall come into force on the appointed day.

3.  During the period beginning with the appointed day and ending immediately before the day on which section 8 of the Transport Act 1982 comes into force, section 63A(3)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988(3) shall have effect with the omission of the words “or by the prescribed testing authority”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Steven Norris
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Transport
2nd July 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 1st August 1996 section 18 of the Transport Act 1982. Section 18 inserts a new section 63A into the Road Traffic Act 1988 which makes provision for the alteration of plated weights for goods vehicles without examination.
Transitional modifications are made to section 63A of the 1988 Act.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the Transport Act 1982 have been brought into force by Commencement Orders before the date of this Order.


Provision
Date of Commencement
S.I. No.

Part I
20.12.82
1982/1804

Section 16
1.11.82
1982/1561

Part III (except section 39) (England and Wales only)
1.10.86
1986/1326

Section 27(2) and (4) (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 27(5) to (9) (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 29(1), (6)(a) and (b) and (7) (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 29(2) to (5) (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 31 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 32 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 33(1), (2) and (4) (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 33(3), (5) and (6) (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 34(6) to (10) (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 36 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 37 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 38 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Sections 42 and 43 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 44 so far as it relates to section 42 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 45 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 46 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 47(6) and (7) (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Sections 48, 49(1) and 50 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 49(2) to (13) (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 51 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Section 52
1.6.84
1984/175

Section 57
11.4.83
1983/276

Section 58
1.11.82
1982/1561

Section 59
6.5.83
1983/577

Sections 60 and 61
1.11.82
1982/1561

Section 63
11.4.83
1983/276

Section 64
20.12.82
1982/1804

Section 65
11.4.83
1983/276

Section 67
20.12.82
1982/1804

Sections 68 and 70
1.11.82
1982/1561

Section 71
20.12.82
1982/1804

Section 72 (partially)
1.11.82
1982/1561

Section 73 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 73 (England and Wales only)
1.10.86
1986/1326

Section 75 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 75 (England and Wales only)
1.10.86
1986/1326

Section 76 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Section 76 (England and Wales only)
1.10.86
1986/1326

Schedule 1 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Schedule 1 (England and Wales only)
1.10.86
1986/1326

Schedule 2 (Scotland only)
30.6.83
1983/650

Schedule 3 (England and Wales only)
1.10.86
1986/1326

Schedule 3 (Scotland only)
1.12.86
1986/1874

Schedule 4
1.6.84
1984/175

Schedule 5, paragraph 6
1.6.84
1984/175

Schedule 5, paragraph 10(b)
1.4.83
1983/276

Schedule 5, paragraph 13
6.5.83
1983/577

Schedule 5, paragraphs 25 and 26
1.11.82
1982/1561

Schedule 6, insofar as it relates to section 72(2) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967
1.11.82
1982/1561

Schedule 6, insofar as it relates to the Transport Act 1968
1.6.84
1984/175



(1)
1982 c. 49. Section 76 was amended by Schedule 14 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27).

(2)
Section 18 was amended by paragraphs 2 and 7 of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988 (c. 54).

(3)
1988 c. 52; section 63A is inserted by section 18 of the Transport Act 1982.
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