1 Citation and extent

This Order may be cited as the Road Safety Act 2006 (Commencement No 1) (England and Wales) Order 2007 and extends to England and Wales only.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 20 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 16 March 2007—

(a)    section 44; and

(b)    section 52.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 20 February 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

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Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

S J Ladyman

Minister of State

Department for Transport

20th February 2007

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order extends to England and Wales only and brings into force on 16 March 2007 the following provisions of the Road Safety Act 2006—

(a)    section 44 which amends Part 2 of the Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 (c 3) to allow for enforcement action against number plate suppliers; and

(b)    section 52 which amends Part 2 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c 57) to allow licensing authorities in England and Wales outside London to suspend or revoke a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle driver's licence with immediate effect where it is in the interests of public safety to do so.

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