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Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) Bill [H.L.]

This is the Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 30th March 1999.



Explanatory Notes to the Bill, provided by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions with the consent of Lord Rotherwick, are published separately as HL Bill 43-EN.

Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) Bill [H.L.]
1.Stands etc. for bicycles or motor cycles.
2.Short title, commencement etc.





Amend section 63 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984; and for connected purposes.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Stands etc. for bicycles or motor cycles.     1. - (1) The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 is amended as follows.
      (2) In section 63 (power of authorities to provide stands and racks for bicycles) for "and racks for bicycles" there is substituted "or racks for, or devices for securing, bicycles or motor cycles".
      (3) In section 136(4) (meaning of "motor cycle") for "section 57" there is substituted "sections 57 and 63".
Short title, commencement etc.     2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) Act 1999.
      (2) Section 1 shall come into force-
    (a) in relation to England and Wales, at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, and
    (b) in relation to Scotland, on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
      (3) For the purposes of the Scotland Act 1998, this Act shall be taken to be a pre-commencement enactment within the meaning of that Act.
      (4) This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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