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Assembly powers tracking notes (May 2007 - March 2011)

Field 10: Highways and transport

Schedule 5 to the Government of Wales Act 2006 could be amended to add specific 'matters' to broad subject 'fields', thereby extending the legislative competence of the Assembly and providing more policy areas in which it was possible to make Measures.

This tracking note provides an updated log of amendments, both proposed and enacted, to Field 10 of Schedule 5. This field relates to highways and transport.

Field 10 | NAFW



10.1  Provision for and in connection with - (a) the making, operation and enforcement of schemes for imposing charges in respect of the use or keeping of motor vehicles on Welsh trunk roads; (b) the application of the proceeds of charges imposed under such schemes towards purposes relating to transport.

This does not include provision about traffic signs, apart from provision about the placing and maintenance of traffic signs within the meaning of section 177 of the Transport Act 2000.

The Local Transport Act 2008

Came into force 26/01/09                                                  

10.2  Concessionary travel on the following services—(a) bus services;  (b) Welsh services provided under a franchise agreement to which the Welsh Ministers are a party.

Any expression which is used in paragraph (b) and the Railways Act 2005 has the meaning given in that Act.”

The National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Transport) Order 2010

Came into force: 13/04/10


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