Amendments proposed to the Traffic Management Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

133

Clause     68,     page     41,     line     17,     at end add—

    '(8)   The regulations shall include provision for penalty charges to be proportionate to the gravity of the contravention having regard to the duration of the contravention and its impact upon the safety and convenience of other road users.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

134

Clause     68,     page     41,     line     17,     at end add—

    '(9)   Regulations under this Part of the Act shall require a local authority exercising civil enforcement powers to publish an annual report within six months of the end of each financial year setting out penalty income received and details of the number of appeals and representations received and their outcome.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

136

Clause     69,     page     41,     leave out line 23.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

137

Clause     69,     page     41,     leave out line 24.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

138

Clause     69,     page     41,     leave out line 25.

   

Brian White

151

Clause     69,     page     41,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   Regulations under this part of the Act may not extend provision in relation to different descriptions of contraventions to include such contraventions as are likely to cause or contribute to a road traffic accident.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

139

Schedule     7,     page     71,     leave out lines 8 to 22.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

140

Schedule     7,     page     71,     leave out lines 23 to 29.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

141

Schedule     7,     page     71,     leave out from line 30 to end of line 25 on page 73.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

142

Clause     71,     page     42,     line     3,     leave out 'require' and insert 'invite'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

192

Clause     72,     page     42,     line     40,     leave out from 'authority' to end of line 43.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

193

Clause     72,     page     42,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   No person shall be employed as a civil enforcement officer unless he is the holder of a current valid driving licence and has been the subject of a check with the Criminal Records Bureau.'.


   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

71

Schedule     9,     page     79,     line     5,     after 'to' insert 'contraventions on or adjacent to'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

72

Schedule     9,     page     79,     line     6,     leave out 'other roads' and insert '—

      (i) parking places provided or authorised by such authorities, or

      (ii) contraventions on or adjacent to roads other than GLA roads,'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

73

Schedule     9,     page     80,     line     10,     after 'to' insert 'contraventions on or adjacent to'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

74

Schedule     9,     page     80,     line     12,     leave out 'other roads' and insert '—

      (i) parking places provided or authorised by such authorities, or

      (ii) contraventions on or adjacent to roads other than GLA roads.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

53

Clause     75,     page     45,     line     2,     leave out '15 minutes have' and insert '1 hour has'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

54

Clause     75,     page     45,     line     5,     leave out '15 minutes have' and insert '1 hour has'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight

81

Clause     75,     page     45,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Nothing in those regulations shall exempt a traffic officer, a local traffic authority or any person employed by or acting for them from liability to the owner of a vehicle where the affixation of an immobilisation device has caused any damage thereto.'.


   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

67

Clause     77,     page     46,     line     32,     leave out from beginning to 'and' in line 34.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight

84

Clause     82,     page     50,     line     30,     before 'occupier', insert 'lawful'.


   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

68

Clause     86,     page     52,     line     32,     leave out 'and 12 provide for amendments and repeals' and insert 'provides for amendments'.


   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

75

Schedule     11,     page     84,     line     13,     after 'who' insert 'in the case of a vehicle found in an area that is a civil enforcement area for parking contraventions'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

76

Schedule     11,     page     84,     line     14,     leave out 'a' and insert 'the'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

77

Schedule     11,     page     84,     line     16,     leave out 'a' and insert 'the'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

78

Schedule     11,     page     85,     line     4,     leave out subsection (5) and insert—

    '( )   The functions of adjudicators under this section shall be discharged by the persons appointed as adjudicators for the purposes of Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 (civil enforcement of road traffic contraventions) and any arrangements made for the discharge of their functions under that Part also have effect for the purposes of this section.'.


   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

52

Schedule     12,     page     86,     line     28,     at end insert—

'New Road and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22)Section 74A'.
   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

79

Schedule     12,     page     87,     line     8,     leave out 'and 2'.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

80

Schedule     12,     page     87,     line     14,     at end insert—

'Part 2

Other Repeals

Short title and chapterExtent of repeal
Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c.53)In Schedule 1, in column 2 of the entry relating to section 163 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 the words "by constable".
In Part 1 of Schedule 2, in column 2 of the entry relating to section 37 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 the words "by constable regulating traffic", and in column 2 of the entry relating to section 163 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 the words "by constable".
In Schedule 3, in column 2 of the entry relating to section 163 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 the words "by constable in uniform".
London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2003 (c. iii)Section 12.'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

55

Clause     89,     page     54,     line     25,     leave out 'or undesirable'.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

56

Clause     89,     page     54,     leave out lines 27 to 30.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

57

Clause     89,     page     54,     leave out lines 33 to 35.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

58

Clause     89,     page     54,     leave out lines 36 and 37.

   

Mr Christopher Chope
Mr Greg Knight
Mr David Wilshire

59

Clause     89,     page     55,     leave out lines 1 to 3.

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

69

Clause     89,     page     55,     line     32,     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

70

Clause     92,     page     56,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '( )   For the purposes of Part 6 (civil enforcement of road traffic contraventions), and related repeals, different days may be appointed for different areas.'.


NEW CLAUSES

Powers to stop or direct traffic

   

Mr David Jamieson
Mr Tony McNulty

NC10

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   This section confers the following powers on a traffic officer—

(a) a power, when the traffic officer is engaged in the regulation of traffic in a road, to direct a person driving or propelling a vehicle—

    (2)   In section 35 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c.52) (drivers to comply with traffic directions)—

    (3)   In section 37 of that Act (directions to pedestrians)—

    (4)   In section 163 of that Act (power of police to stop vehicles), in subsections (1) and (2) after "uniform" there is inserted "or a traffic officer".

    (5)   In Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c.53) (prosecution and punishment of offences under the Traffic Acts), in column 5 of the entry relating to section 35 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c.52) after "constable" there is inserted ", traffic officer".'.

 
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