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Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Schedule 1 — Amendment of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988

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Schedules

Schedule 1

Section 5

 

Amendment of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988

  1        Part I of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53)

(prosecution and punishment of offences) shall be amended as follows.

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  2        After the entry relating to section 83 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52), in

columns 1 to 4 there shall be inserted—

 

“RTA section

Causing death

On

10 years or a

  
 

86A

by driving

indictment.

fine or both.

  
  

dangerously a

    

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horse-drawn

    
  

vehicle etc.

    
 

RTA section

Driving

(a)

(a) 6 months

  
 

86B

dangerously a

Summarily.

or the

  
  

horse-drawn

 

statutory

  

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vehicle etc.

 

maximum or

  
    

both.

  
   

(b) On

(b) 2 years or a

  
   

indictment.

fine or both.

  
 

RTA section

Careless and

Summarily.

Level 4 on the

  

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86D

inconsiderate

 

standard

  
  

driving of a

 

scale.

  
  

horse-drawn

    
  

vehicle etc.

    
 

RTA section

Interference

(a)

(a) 6 months

  

25

 

86E

with a horse-

Summarily.

or the

  
  

drawn vehicle

 

statutory

  
  

etc.

 

maximum or

  
    

both.

  
   

(b) On

(b) 7 years or a

  

30

   

indictment.

fine or both.

  
 

RTA section

Using a horse-

Summarily.

Level 4 on the

  
 

86F

drawn vehicle

 

standard

  
  

etc. in

 

scale.”

  
  

dangerous

    

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condition.

    
 

 

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Schedule 2 — Minor and consequential amendments

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  3        In the entry relating to section 163 of that Act (power of police to stop

vehicles) in column 2, after the words “motor vehicle” there shall be inserted

“, horse-drawn vehicle etc.”.

  4        After the entry relating to section 165 of that Act in columns 1 to 4 there shall

be inserted—

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“RTA section

Failure of

Summarily.

Level 3 on the

  
 

165A

driver of a

 

standard

  
  

horse-drawn

 

scale.”

  
  

vehicle etc. to

    
  

give constable

    

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his name and

    
  

address or

    
  

those of

    
  

owner.

    

  5        After the entry relating to section 170(7) of that Act in columns 1 to 4 there

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shall be inserted—

 

“RTA section

Failure by

Summarily.

6 months or

  
 

170A

driver of a

 

level 5 on the

  
  

horse-drawn

 

standard scale

  
  

vehicle etc. to

 

or both.”

  

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stop after

    
  

accident and

    
  

give

    
  

particulars or

    
  

report

    

25

  

accident.

    

Schedule 2

Section 6

 

Minor and consequential amendments

The Criminal Justice Act 1982

  1        In Part II of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48) (offences

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excluded from Secretary of State’s power to make orders concerning the

early release of prisoners), after the entry relating to section 3A of the Road

Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) there shall be inserted—

                            “Section 86A (causing death by driving dangerously a horse-

drawn vehicle etc.).”

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The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

  2        In paragraph 17 of Schedule 1A to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act

1984 (c. 60) (arrestable offences), after the words “section 170” there shall be

inserted the words “or section 170A”.

 

 

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill [HL]
Schedule 3 — Repeals

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  3        In Part II of Schedule 5 to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

(serious arrestable offences), after the entry relating to section 3A of the Road

Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) there shall be inserted—

                            “Section 86A (causing death by driving dangerously a horse-

drawn vehicle etc.).”

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Schedule 3

Section 7

 

Repeals

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Highway Act 1835 (c. 50)

In section 78, the words “shall by negligence or

 
  

wilful misbehaviour cause any hurt or

 

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damage to any person, horse, cattle, or goods

 
  

conveyed in any carriage, passing or being

 
  

upon such highway, or”.

 
 

 

 
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