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Current Legislation

The following tables contain a list of the current legislation (primary and secondary) that relates to the work carried out by the road works community in Scotland:

PRIMARY LEGISLATION

Primary legislation refers to Acts of the Scottish and United Kingdom Parliament.  Acts of Parliament are Bills (draft Act of Parliament) that have been fully scrutinised through the Parliamentary stages and have received Royal Assent.  An Act of Parliament is enabling legislation that provides the legislative framework with detailed provisions often contained within secondary legislation.

 Year  Title  ISBN number  Link
2005 Transport (Scotland) Act 2005  0-10-590086-9   Link
2005 Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 Explanatory Notes  0-10-591076-7   Link
1991 New Roads & Street Works Act 1991  0-10-542291-6   Link
1984 Roads (Scotland) Act 1984  0-10-545484-2   Link

 

SECONDARY LEGISLATION

Secondary legislation refers to Regulations and Orders that are made under the enabling powers provided by primary legislation in order to implement and administer the requirements of that primary legislation.  Secondary legislation is scrutinised by the Subordinate Legislation Committee of the Scottish Parliament.

 Year  Number  Description  Link
2017 2017 No.147 The Road Works (Qualifications of Operatives and Supervisors) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 Link
2017 2017 No.49 The Scottish Road Works Register (Prescribed Fees) Regulations 2017 Link
2015 2015 No.89 The Scottish Road Works Register (Prescribed Fees) Regulations 2015 Link
2014 2014 No.58 The Scottish Road Works Register (Prescribed Fees) Regulations 2014 Link
2014 2014 No.56 The Road Works (Inspection Fees)(Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2014 Link
2012 2012 No.286 The Road Works (Maintenance) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2012 Link
2011 2011 No.91 The Road Works (Inspection Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 Link
2011 2011 No.92 The Road Works (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 Link
2011 2011 No.98 The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (Fixed Penalty) Amendment Regulations 2011 Link
2010 2010 No.68

The Road Works (Inspection Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010

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2008 2008 No.244 The Road Works (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 Link
2008 2008 No.243 The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (Fixed Penalty) Regulations 2008 Link
2008 2008 No.89 The Road Works (Settlement of Disputes and Appeals against Directions) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 Link
2008 2008 No.88 The Road Works (Scottish Road Works Register, Notices, Directions and Designations) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

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2008 2008 No.16 The Scottish Road Works Register (Prescribed Fees and Amounts) Regulations 2008 Link
2007 2007 No.411 The Scottish Road Works Commissioner (Imposition of Penalties) Regulations 2007 Link
2003 2003 No.512 The Road Works (Reinstatement)(Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2003 Link
2003 2003 No.509 The Road Works (Sharing of Costs of Works) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 Link
2003 2003 No.417 The Road Works (Reinstatement) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 417) Link
2003 2003 No.416 The Road Works (Recovery of Costs) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 Link
2003 2003 No.415 The Road Works (Inspection Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 Link
1996 1996 No. 3199 (S.240) The Road Works (Permission under Section 109) (Scotland) Regulations 1996 Link

1996

1996 No. 878 (S.99) The Secretary of State’s Trunk Road Functions (Contracting Out) (Scotland) Order 1996

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1992 1992 No. 3062 (S.253) The Road Works (Reinstatement)(Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1992 Link
1992 1992 No.1675 (S.162) The Road Works (Qualifications of Supervisors and Operatives) (Scotland) Regulations 1992 Link
1992 1992 No. 1674 (S161) The Road Works (Reinstatement) (Scotland) Regulations 1992 Link
1992 1992 No. 1673 (S160) The Road Works (Maintenance)(Scotland) Regulations 1992 Link