The Road Traffic Offenders (Prescribed Devices) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 920
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 10/06/2019
 
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Statutory Instruments

Road Traffic

Made

9 th May 2019

Laid before Parliament

13 th May 2019

Coming into force

10 th June 2019

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 20(9) of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988(1).

Citation and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic Offenders (Prescribed Devices) Order 2019 and comes into force on 10 th June 2019.

    Prescription of device

  2. —(1) The device described in paragraph (2) is a prescribed device for the purposes of section 20 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (speeding offences etc: admissibility of certain evidence).

    (2) A device designed or adapted for recording by photographic or other image recording means the movement of vehicular traffic in one or more of the following cases—

    (a) in contravention of an indication given by a light signal not to enter into or proceed in a traffic lane;

    (b) on the hard shoulder of a motorway.

    Nick Hurd

    Minister of State

    Home Office

    9 th May 2019

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order prescribes a type of device for the purposes of section 20 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c.53) (speeding offences etc: admissibility of certain evidence). Section 20 provides for the admissibility of evidence in relation to certain road traffic offences where that evidence is produced in the form of a record from a prescribed device and where that record is accompanied by or contains a certificate as to the circumstances of its production which has been signed by a constable or by a person authorised by or on behalf of the chief officer of police for the police area in which the...

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