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Transport Acts

Volume 447: debated on Thursday 15 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list Acts which received Royal Assent between 1976 and 2006 and for which his Department has policy responsibility which remains in force. (69604)

The provision of a definitive list would require extensive consultation with other Government Departments and incur disproportionate costs. The following are the general Acts passed during the relevant period which remain in force and which appear to the Department for Transport to be those for which it has primary policy responsibility.

Road Traffic (Drivers’ Ages and Hours of Work) Act 1976 (1976 c 3)

Transport Act 1978 (1978 c 55)

Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (1979 c 28)

British Aerospace Act 1980 (1980 c 26)

Civil Aviation Act 1980 (1980 c 60)

Highways Act 1980 (1980 c 66)

Transport Act 1980 (1980 c 34)

Ports (Financial Assistance) Act 1981 (1981 c 21)

Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (1981 c 14)

Transport Act 1981 (1981 c 56)

Aviation Security Act 1982 (1982 c 36)

Civil Aviation Act 1982 (1982 c 16)

Merchant Shipping (Liner Conferences) Act 1982 (1982 c 37)

Transport (Finance) Act 1982 (1982 c 6)

Transport Act 1982 (1982 c 49)

Civil Aviation (Eurocontrol) Act 1983 (1983 c 11)

International Transport Conventions Act 1983 (1983 c 14)

Level Crossings Act 1983 (1983 c 16)

Ports (Reduction of Debt) Act 1983 (1983 c 22)

Transport Act 1983 (1983 c 10)

Cycle Tracks Act 1984 (1984 c 38)

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (1984 c 27)

Dangerous Vessels Act 1985 (1985 c 22)

London Regional Transport (Amendment) Act 1985 (1985 c 10)

Ports (Finance) Act 1985 (1985 c 30)

Transport Act 1985 (1985 c 67)

Airports Act 1986 (1986 c 31)

Dockyard Services Act 1986 (1986 c 52)

Highways (Amendment) Act 1986 (1986 c 13)

Road Traffic Regulation (Parking) Act 1986 (1986 c 27)

Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (1987 c 53)

Motor Cycle Noise Act 1987 (1987 c 34)

Pilotage Act 1987 (1987 c 21)

Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988 (1988 c 20)

Merchant Shipping Act 1988 (1988 c 12)

Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Rear Seat Belts by Children) Act 1988 (1988 c 23)

Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988 (1988 c 54)

Road Traffic Act 1988 (1988 c 52)

Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (1988 c 53)

Parking Act 1989 (1989 c 16)

Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (1989 c 22)

Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (1990 c 31)

Civil Aviation Authority (Borrowing Powers) Act 1990 (1990 c 2)

Horses (Protective Headgear for Young Riders) Act 1990 (1990 c 25)

British Railways Board (Finance) Act 1991 (1991 c 63)

Motor Vehicles (Safety Equipment for Children) Act 1991 (1991 c 14)

New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (1991 c 22)

Ports Act 1991 (1991 c 52)

Radioactive Material (Road Transport) Act 1991 (1991 c 27)

Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991 (1991 c 26)

Road Traffic Act 1991 (1991 c 40)

Traffic Calming Act 1992 (1992 c 30)

Transport and Works Act 1992 (1992 c 42)

Railways Act 1993 (1993 c 43)

Road Traffic (Driving Instruction by Disabled Persons) Act 1993 (1993 c 31)

Road Traffic Regulation (Special Events) Act 1994 (1994 c 11)

Transport Police (Jurisdiction) Act 1994 (1994 c 8)

Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (1994 c 22)

Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 (1995 c 23)

Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (1995 c 21)

Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995 (1995 c 13)

Shipping and Trading Interests (Protection) Act 1995 (1995 c 22)

Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996 (1996 c 61)

Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 1996 (1996 c 39)

London Regional Transport Act 1996 (1996 c 21)

Railway Heritage Act 1996 (1996 c 42)

Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997 (1997 c 28)

Road Traffic Reduction Act 1997 (1997 c 54)

Private Hire Vehicles (London) Act 1998 (1998 c 34)

Road Traffic Reduction (National Targets) Act 1998 (1998 c 24)

Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Act 1999 (1999 c 3)

Road Traffic (Vehicle Testing) Act 1999 (1999 c 12)

Transport Act 2000 (2000 c 38)

Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 (2001 c 3)

Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) Act 2002 (2002 c 37)

Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Act 2002 (2002 c 4)

Aviation (Offences) Act 2003 (2003 c 19)

Marine Safety Act 2003 (2003 c 16)

Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (2003 c 20)

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

Traffic Management Act 2004 (2004 c 18)

Railways Act 2005 (2005 c 14)

Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Act 2006 (2006 c 8)