The Temporary Traffic Signs (Prescribed Bodies) (England and Wales) Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-01-22

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 111

ROAD TRAFFIC
The Temporary Traffic Signs (Prescribed Bodies) (England and Wales) Regulations 1998

Made
22nd January 1998

Laid before Parliament
29th January 1998

Coming into force
1st March 1998

The Secretary of State for Transport, as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 65(3A) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, after consultation with representative organisations in accordance with section 134(2) of that Act, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Temporary Traffic Signs (Prescribed Bodies) (England and Wales) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 1st March 1998.

Prescribed bodies for the purposes of section 65(3A) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

2.—(1) The bodies specified in paragraph (2) of this regulation are hereby prescribed for the purposes of section 65(3A) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as bodies appearing to the Secretary of State to be representative of the interests of certain classes of road users.

(2) The bodies are—

(a)the Automobile Association;

(b)the Cyclists' Touring Club; and

(c)the Royal Automobile Club.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Helene Hayman
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
21st January 1998

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Peter Hain
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
22 January 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
Section 65(3A) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 prohibits a local highway authority in England or Wales from making a charge for permission to erect a temporary traffic sign, if the sign is placed by a body that is prescribed for the purpose as being a body appearing to the Secretary of State to be representative of the interests of road users or any class of road users. These Regulations prescribe the Automobile Association, the Cyclists' Touring Club and the Royal Automobile Club for this purpose.

(1)
1984 c. 27; section 65(3A) was inserted by the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42), section 153(1).
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