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(3) In subsection (2), after “an official testing station” insert “specified in the
direction”.

(4) After subsection (4) insert—

(5) In this section “official testing station” means—

(a) 5a station maintained by the Secretary of State for inspections
under subsection (1) or subsection (2) above (as appropriate),
or

(b) premises designated under section 65B of this Act for such
inspections.”

40 (1) 10Section 72A of that Act (official testing stations) is amended as follows.

(2) For the heading substitute “Testing stations provided by Secretary of State”.

(3) Omit “(in this Part of this Act referred to as “official testing stations”)”.

41 In section 85 (interpretation of Part 2), in subsection (1) omit the definition of
“official testing station”.

42 15In section 86 (index to Part 2) omit the entry for “official testing station”.

Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22)1994 (c. 22)

43 (1) Section 28A of the Vehicles Excise and Registration Act 1994 (power of
constables etc to require production of registration documents) is amended
as follows.

(2) 20In subsection (9), for “a testing station provided under section 52(2) of the
Road Traffic Act 1988” substitute “an official testing station”.

(3) After that subsection insert—

(9A) In subsection (9) “official testing station” means—

(a) a station maintained by the Secretary of State for inspections
25of goods vehicles under—

(i) regulations made under section 49 of the Road Traffic
Act 1988, or

(ii) section 50 of that Act, or

(b) premises designated under section 65B of that Act.”