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Highways (Obstruction by Body Corporate) Act 2004 (c. 29)

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(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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Highways (Obstruction by Body Corporate) Act 2004

2004 CHAPTER 29

An Act to apply section 314 of the Highways Act 1980 to offences under sections 137 and 137ZA of that Act.

[15th November 2004]

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:--

1 Liability of officers etc. for obstruction by body corporate

(1) In section 314 of the Highways Act 1980 (c. 66) (offences by body corporate), in subsection (3) after "sections" there is inserted "137, 137ZA,".

(2) Section 314 applies by virtue of this section to any offence under section 137ZA(3) (offence of failing to comply with an order under section 137ZA(1)) committed after the commencement of this Act, including one committed in respect of an order made before that commencement.

2 Commencement and short title

(1) This Act comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

(2) This Act may be cited as the Highways (Obstruction by Body Corporate) Act 2004.

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