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46 In section 240 (acquisition of land in connection with construction,
improvement etc of highway: further general powers), in subsection (3)—

(a) after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) in paragraph (b), after “his” insert “or its”.

47 (1) 5Section 245A (acquisition of land by Secretary of State or Assembly for
buildings etc needed for traffic management purposes) is amended as
follows.

(2) After subsection (1) insert—

(1A) A strategic highways company may acquire land in England which
10in its opinion is required for the provision of any buildings or
facilities which are needed—

(a) for use by, or in connection with the activities of, traffic
officers in the area for which it is appointed in accordance
with Part 1 of the Infrastructure Act 2015; or

(b) 15for other purposes connected with the management of traffic
on highways in that area and for which it is the highway
authority.

(3) In the heading, after “Secretary of State” insert “, strategic highways
company”.

48 20In section 247 (general provision as to acquisition procedure etc), in
subsection (1), after “this Act on” insert “a strategic highways company or”.

49 (1) Section 254 (compulsory acquisition for certain purposes of rights in land
belonging to local authorities etc) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)(b), after “Minister”, wherever occurring, insert “or a
25strategic highways company”.

(3) In subsection (2), after “Minister”, wherever occurring, insert “or a strategic
highways company”.

(4) In subsection (5)(b), after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

50 (1) 30Section 260 (clearance of title to land acquired for statutory purposes) is
amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (3)(b), after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

(3) In subsection (4), after “Minister” insert “, strategic highways company”.

51 35In section 263 (vesting of highways maintainable at public expense), in
subsection (3), omit “local”.

52 (1) Section 265 (transfer of property and liabilities upon a highway becoming or
ceasing to be a trunk road) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a) 40after the first “Minister” insert “or the strategic highways company,
whichever is highway authority for the trunk road,”;

(b) after the second “Minister” insert “or the company”.

(3) In subsection (2), after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”.

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(4) In subsection (4)—

(a) after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) after “him” insert “or the company”.

(5) In subsection (5)—

(a) 5after “Minister”, wherever occurring, insert “or the strategic
highways company”;

(b) in paragraph (a), after “him” insert “or the company”.

(6) In subsections (6) and (7), after “Minister”, wherever occurring, insert “or a
strategic highways company”.

(7) 10In subsection (8)—

(a) after “Minister” insert “or the strategic highways company”;

(b) after “him” insert “or it”;

(c) after “he” insert “or it”.

53 (1) Section 266 (transfer to Minister of privately maintainable bridges carrying
15trunk roads) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company,
whichever is highway authority for the trunk road (“the trunk road
authority”),”.

(3) In subsection (2), for “Minister” substitute “trunk road authority”.

(4) 20In subsection (3)—

(a) for the first “Minister” substitute “trunk road authority”;

(b) for “Minister”, wherever else occurring, substitute “authority”.

(5) In subsection (4), for “Minister” substitute “trunk road authority”.

(6) In subsections (5) and (6)—

(a) 25for the first “Minister” substitute “trunk road authority”;

(b) for “Minister”, wherever else occurring, substitute “authority”.

(7) In subsections (7), (8) and (10), for “Minister”, wherever occurring, substitute
“trunk road authority”.

(8) In the heading, after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”.

54 30In section 266A (transfer of property and liabilities upon a highway
becoming or ceasing to be a GLA road), in subsection (8)(b), after “Minister”
insert “or a strategic highways company”.

55 (1) Section 267 (transfer to local highway authorities of privately maintainable
bridges carrying special roads) is amended as follows.

(2) 35In subsection (1), after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company,”.

(3) In subsections (2) and (3), for “Minister” substitute “trunk road authority”.

56 (1) Section 271 (provisions with respect to transfer of toll highways to highway
authorities) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)(i), after “trunk road” insert “for which he is the highway
40authority”.

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(3) After subsection (1)(i) insert—

(ia) in the case of a trunk road for which it is the highway
authority, a strategic highways company;.

57 (1) Section 277 (contribution towards maintenance of bridge where road ceases
5to be a trunk road) is amended as follows.

(2) After the first “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”.

(3) After the second “Minister” insert “or the company”.

58 (1) Section 284 (powers of Minister in relation to privately maintainable parts of
trunk roads) is amended as follows.

(2) 10After “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company, whichever is
highway authority for the trunk road,”.

(3) In the heading, after “Minister” insert “or strategic highways company”.

59 (1) Section 284A (trunk roads: miscellaneous functions of Secretary of State) is
amended as follows.

(2) 15For the words from “any trunk road” to the end substitute “a trunk road for
which the Secretary of State is highway authority, include the Secretary of
State and, in relation to a trunk road for which a strategic highways
company is the highway authority, include that company.”

(3) In the heading, after “Secretary of State” insert “and strategic highways
20company”.

60 (1) Section 329 (further provision as to interpretation) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a) in the definition of “local highway authority” after “Minister” insert
“or a strategic highways company”;

(b) 25at the appropriate place insert—

(3) After subsection (5) insert—

(6) 30Subsection (5) is subject to the specification of those roads as ones for
which a strategic highways company is highway authority under
Part 1 of the Infrastructure Act 2015.

61 In section 330 (construction of certain enactments relating to execution of
works by statutory undertakers), in subsection (1), after “Minister” insert “or
35a strategic highways company, whichever is highway authority for the
trunk road,”.

62 In section 331 (references to functions of council as respects any highway),
after “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”.

63 (1) Schedule 1 (procedures for making or confirming certain orders and
40schemes) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1, after “trunk road” insert “for which he is the highway
authority”.

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(3) In paragraph 2—

(a) after “order relating to” insert “a trunk road for which a strategic
highways company is the highway authority or to”;

(b) omit “local”.

(4) 5In paragraph 3—

(a) after the first “Minister” insert “, the strategic highways company”;

(b) after the second “Minister” insert “, of the strategic highways
company”.

(5) In paragraphs 4 and 5, after “Minister” insert “, the strategic highways
10company”.

(6) In paragraph 6, after “Minister” insert “, a strategic highways company”.

(7) In paragraphs 7(1)(ii), 8(1)(b), 9 and 10 omit “local”.

(8) In paragraph 11, for “local” substitute “other”.

(9) In paragraph 12, for the first “local” substitute “other”.

(10) 15In paragraph 13, for “a local” substitute “another”.

(11) In paragraphs 14(1)(ii), 15(1)(b) and 16 omit “local”.

(12) In paragraph 17, for “local” substitute “other”.

64 In Schedule 3 (provisions of this Act referred to in section 11), in the
headings to Parts 1, 2 and 3, after “Minister”, wherever occurring, insert “or
20a strategic highways company”.

65 (1) Schedule 5 (modifications of certain provisions of the Town and Country
Planning Act 1990 as applied by section 21) is amended as follows.

(2) In Part 1 (modifications in relation to land referred to in paragraph (a) or (b)
of section 21(2)), in paragraph 3, after “when” insert “a strategic highways
25company or”.

(3) In Part 2 (modifications in relation to land referred to in paragraph (c) of
section 21(2))—

(a) in paragraph 1, after “Minister,” insert “the strategic highways
company,”;

(b) 30in paragraph 3, after “references to” insert “a strategic highways
company or”;

(c) in paragraph 4, in the substituted text of subsection (1) of section 273
of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, after “Minister,” insert
“the strategic highways company,”;

(d) 35in paragraph 5, after “Minister,” insert “the strategic highways
company,”.

66 (1) Schedule 11 (provisions as to orders under section 93 of this Act) is amended
as follows.

(2) In paragraph 9(3), omit “local”.

(3) 40In paragraph 15(1), omit “other than a trunk road bridge”.

(4) Omit paragraph 17.

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67 (1) Schedule 21 (transitional matters arising where a highway becomes a trunk
road or a trunk road ceases to be a trunk road) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1—

(a) after the first “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company,
5whichever is highway authority for the trunk road”;

(b) after the second “Minister” insert “or the company”;

(c) for “him” substitute “it”.

(3) In paragraph 3—

(a) after the first “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) 10after “Minister”, wherever else occurring, insert “or the company”.

(4) In paragraph 4, after “Minister”, wherever occurring, insert “or a strategic
highways company”.

(5) In paragraphs 6 to 9—

(a) after the first “Minister” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) 15after “Minister”, wherever else occurring, insert “or the company”.

Part 2 Other enactments

Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)1958 (c. 51)

68 In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958, in the table at the end of
20paragraph 3, at the appropriate place in Part 2 insert “A strategic highways
company for the time being appointed under Part 1 of the Infrastructure Act
2015.”

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)1967 (c. 13)

69 In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, at the
25appropriate place insert “A strategic highways company for the time being
appointed under Part 1 of the Infrastructure Act 2015.”

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)

70 The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 is amended as follows.

71 (1) Section 1 (traffic regulation orders outside Greater London) is amended as
30follows.

(2) In subsection (3)—

(a) after “Secretary of State” insert “, a strategic highways company”;

(b) after “he is” insert “, it is”.

(3) In subsection (3A)—

(a) 35after the first “Secretary of State” insert “, a strategic highways
company”;

(b) in paragraph (b), after “Secretary of State,” insert “the strategic
highways company”.

72 In section 2 (what a traffic regulation order may provide), in subsection (5),
40after “local authority” insert “, a strategic highways company”.

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73 In section 6 (orders similar to traffic regulation orders), in subsection (2)—

(a) after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) after “his” insert “or its”.

74 (1) Section 9 (experimental traffic orders) is amended as follows.

(2) 5In subsection (2)—

(a) after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) after “he” insert “or it”.

(3) In subsection (2A)—

(a) after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) 10after “his” insert “or its”.

75 In section 16A (prohibition or restriction on roads in connection with certain
events), in subsection (6)—

(a) after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways company”;

(b) after “his” insert “or its”.

76 (1) 15Section 16B (restrictions on orders under s16A) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a) in paragraph (a), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic
highways company”;

(b) in paragraph (b), after “he” insert “or it”.

(3) 20In subsection (2), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

(4) In subsections (4) and (5), for “is not himself the traffic authority, he”
substitute “or a strategic highways company (whichever made the order or
agreed that it should continue in force) is not the traffic authority, he or it”.

(5) 25In subsection (6)—

(a) in paragraph (a), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic
highways company”;

(b) in paragraph (b), after “his” insert “or its”.

77 In section 19 (regulation of use of highways by public service vehicles), in
30subsection (1), after “Greater London” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

78 (1) Section 23 (powers of local authorities with respect to pedestrian crossings
on roads other than trunk roads) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsections (1) to (3), before “local traffic authority” insert “strategic
35highways company or a”.

(3) For the heading substitute “Powers of strategic highways companies and
local traffic authorities with respect to pedestrian crossings”.

79 In section 24 (pedestrian crossings on trunk roads), in the heading, for
“trunk” substitute “other”.

80 40In section 37 (extension of powers for purposes of general scheme of traffic
control), in subsection (3), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic
highways company”.

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81 In section 58 (consents for the purposes of s 57(1)), in paragraph (i) of the
table in subsection (1)—

(a) in the first column, after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic
highways company”;

(b) 5in the second column, after “Secretary of State” insert “or the
strategic highways company, whichever is the traffic authority for
the road”.

82 (1) Section 65 (powers and duties of highway authorities as to placing of traffic
signs) is amended as follows.

(2) 10In subsection (2), after “directions to” insert “a strategic highways company
or”.

(3) In the heading, for “highway” substitute “traffic”.

83 In section 69 (general provisions as to removal of signs), in subsection (3)—

(a) after “directions to” insert “a strategic highways company or”;

(b) 15for “the authority” substitute “it or them”.

84 (1) Section 70 (default powers of Secretary of State as to traffic signs) is amended
as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a) after “If” insert “a strategic highways company,”;

(b) 20after “from” insert “the company or”.

(3) After subsection (2) insert—

(3) In England, where subsection (1) applies in respect of non-
compliance with a direction by a traffic authority other than a
strategic highways company—

(a) 25a strategic highways company may carry out the work
required by the direction with the consent of the Secretary of
State, and

(b) the expenses incurred by the company in doing so are
recoverable by the company from the authority summarily as
30a civil debt.

85 In section 71 (power to enter land in connection with traffic signs), in
subsection (1), after “A” insert “strategic highways company, a”.

86 (1) Section 74B (transfer of traffic control systems between Secretary of State
and Transport for London) is amended as follows.

(2) 35In subsections (1) and (2)—

(a) after the first “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”;

(b) after the second “Secretary of State” insert “or the company”.

(3) In subsection (5), after “Secretary of State” insert “or the strategic highways
40company”.

(4) In the heading, after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

87 In section 83 (provisions as to directions under s 82(2)), in subsection (2)—

(a) after the first “by” insert “a strategic highways company or”;

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(b) after the third “by” insert “the company or”.

88 In section 84 (speed limits on roads other than restricted roads), in
subsection (1B), after “orders of” insert “strategic highways companies or”.

89 (1) Section 85 (traffic signs for indicating speed restrictions) is amended as
5follows.

(2) In subsections (2) and (3), omit “local”, wherever occurring.

(3) After subsection (3) insert—

(3A) In England, where subsection (3) applies in respect of non-
compliance with a direction by a traffic authority other than a
10strategic highways company—

(a) a strategic highways company may execute the work
required by the direction with the consent of the Secretary of
State, and

(b) the expense incurred by the company in doing so is
15recoverable by the company from the authority summarily as
a civil debt.

90 (1) Section 93 (powers of Secretary of State in relation to functions under s 92) is
amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (2), for “a local” substitute “another”.

(3) 20In subsection (3), omit “local”.

91 (1) Section 94 (bollards and other constructions in Greater London) is amended
as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a) after the first “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
25company”;

(b) after “he”, wherever occurring, insert “or it”;

(c) in paragraph (a), after “Secretary of State” insert “or the company”.

(3) In subsection (2), after “Secretary of State” insert “nor a strategic highways
company”.

(4) 30In subsection (4)—

(a) after the first “Secretary of State” insert “, a strategic highways
company”;

(b) after the second “Secretary of State” insert “, the company”;

(c) in paragraph (a)—

(i) 35after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”;

(ii) after the first “he” insert “or it”;

(iii) for “he might under subsection (1)(a) above require”
substitute “might under subsection (1)(a) be required”.

(5) 40In subsection (5)—

(a) after the first “Secretary of State” insert “, the strategic highways
company”;

(b) after the second “Secretary of State” insert “, the company”.

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92 In section 100 (interim disposal of vehicles removed under section 99), in
subsection (3A), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

93 In section 101 (ultimate disposal of vehicles abandoned and removable
5under this Act), in paragraph (d) of the definition of “competent authority”
in subsection (8), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

94 (1) Section 102 (charges for removal, storage and disposal of vehicles) is
amended as follows.

(2) 10In subsection (2ZA)—

(a) in the substituted paragraph (b)—

(i) after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”;

(ii) after “his” insert “or its”;

(b) 15in the substituted paragraph (c)—

(i) after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”;

(ii) after “him” insert “or it”.

(3) In subsection (4A)—

(a) 20after the first “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”;

(b) after the second “Secretary of State” insert “or the company”.

(4) In subsection (8), in paragraph (c) of the definition of “appropriate
authority”, after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
25company”.

95 (1) Section 121A (traffic authorities) is amended as follows.

(2) After subsection (1AA) insert—

(1AB) A strategic highways company is the traffic authority for every
highway for which it is the highway authority within the meaning of
30the Highways Act 1980.

(3) In subsections (2), (3) and (5)(a), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a
strategic highways company”.

96 (1) Section 122 (exercise of functions by local authorities) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), after “every” insert “strategic highways company and”.

(3) 35In subsection (2)(d), after “appearing to” insert “the strategic highways
company or”.

(4) In the heading, after “functions by” insert “strategic highways companies
or”.

97 In section 124A (GLA side roads), in subsection (4), after “Secretary of State”
40insert “or a strategic highways company”.

98 In section 124B (orders of the Authority changing what are GLA side roads),
in subsection (2)(a), after “Secretary of State” insert “or a strategic highways
company”.

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99 In section 142 (general interpretation of Act), in subsection (1), at the
appropriate place insert—

100 (1) 5Schedule 9 (special provision as to certain orders) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1, after “consultation with” insert “a strategic highways
company or”.

(3) In paragraph 7, omit sub-paragraph (3).

(4) In paragraph 13—

(a) 10after sub-paragraph (1)(b) insert—

(ba) applying to a road for which a strategic highways
company is the traffic authority, or.

(b) in sub-paragraph (1), for “or sub-paragraph (3)” substitute “, (3) or
(4)”;

(c) 15after sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(4) This sub-paragraph applies where it is proposed to include
in the order provision mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(ba),
in which case the order must not be made without the
consent of the strategic highways company.

(5) 20In paragraph 14—

(a) the existing provision becomes sub-paragraph (1);

(b) in sub-paragraph (1), after “except” insert “in a case to which sub-
paragraph (2) applies or”;

(c) after sub-paragraph (1) insert—

(2) 25This sub-paragraph applies where it is proposed to include
in the order provision mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(ba),
in which case the order must not be made without the
consent of the strategic highways company.

(6) After paragraph 14 insert—

14A (1) 30This paragraph applies where a strategic highways company
proposes, other than further to a direction under paragraph 2, to
include provision mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(b) or (c) to (f) in
an order made by it under sections 1, 6, 9, 83(2) or 84.

(2) Where this paragraph applies, the order must not be made
35without the consent of the Secretary of State.

(7) In paragraph 15(1)—

(a) for “and 14” substitute “to 14A”;

(b) for “local” substitute “traffic”.

(8) In paragraph 16(2), for “local” substitute “traffic”.

(9) 40In paragraph 20(1)—

(a) after “and 84,” insert “a strategic highways company,”;

(b) after the second “of this Act,” insert “the company,”.

(10) In paragraph 21, after “orders of” insert “a strategic highways company or”.

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