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Statutory Instrument 1998 No. 1

The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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

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1998 No. 1


The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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 Made6th January 1998 
 Laid before Parliament7th January 1998 
 Coming into force2nd February 1998 

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 41(1), (2) and (5) of the Road Traffic Act 1988[1], and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with representative organisations in accordance with section 195(2) of that Act, hereby makes the following Regulations: - 

Commencement and citation
    1.These Regulations may be cited as the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 2nd February 1998.

    2.The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986[2] shall be further amended in accordance with the following provisions of these Regulations.

Amendment to regulation 98 (stopping of engine when stationary)
    3.In regulation 98(1), there shall be inserted at the end the words "or of exhaust emissions".

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Helene Hayman
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

6th January 1998


(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations further amend the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986.

Regulation 98 provides that, except in specified circumstances, the driver of a vehicle must stop the engine when the vehicle is stationary in order to prevent noise. The effect of these Regulations is to amend that provision so as to add the prevention of exhaust emissions as a reason for stopping the engine.


[1] 1988 c. 52. Section 41 was amended by the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40), Schedule 4, paragraph 50 and Schedule 8.back

[2] S.I. 1986/1078 to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.back

ISBN 0 11 065352 1

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