1 Citation

This Order may be cited as the Road Safety Act 2006 (Commencement No 1) Order 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 1 February 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

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2 Commencement of provisions

2Commencement of provisions

The following provisions of the Road Safety Act 2006 shall come into force on 27th February 2007—

(a)    section 26;

(b)    section 36;

(c)    section 40;

(d)    section 50; and

(e)    section 59, in so far as it relates to paragraphs 9, 12 and 16 of Schedule 7, (and accordingly paragraphs 9, 12 and 16 of Schedule 7).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 1 February 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

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Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

SJ Ladyman

Minister of State

Department for Transport

1st February 2007

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 27th February 2007 the following provisions of the Road Safety Act 2006.

Section 26 which relates to increases in penalties for the breach of requirements as to driver's control of a motor vehicle and the use of a hand-held mobile telephone or similar device whilst driving a motor vehicle.

Section 36 which amends sections 89 (driving tests) and 91 (repayment of test fees) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c 52).

Section 40 which enables the Secretary of State to charge such fee as may be prescribed for renewal of a photocard licence and issue of certain alternative licences.

Section 50 which relates to safety arrangements at level crossings.

Section 59, in so far as it relates to paragraphs 9, 12 and 16 of Schedule 7, (and accordingly paragraphs 9, 12 and 16 of Schedule 7) which contain repeals relating to driving tests, fee for renewal of photocard licence and issue of certain alternative licences and safety arrangements at level crossings.

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