Mental Hospitals Road Traffic Bylaws 1960

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  • Mental Hospitals Road Traffic Bylaws 1960: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

Reprint
as at 6 November 2008

Mental Hospitals Road Traffic Bylaws 1960

(SR 1960/194)

  • Mental Hospitals Road Traffic Bylaws 1960: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Health.


PURSUANT to section 54 of the Transport Act 1949, the Minister of Health, being the Minister having the control of roads within the bounds of the public institutions established under the provisions of the Mental Health Act 1911, hereby makes the following bylaws.

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  • (1) These bylaws may be cited as the Mental Hospitals Road Traffic Bylaws 1960.

    (2) These bylaws shall come into force on the date of their notification in the Gazette.

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  • In these bylaws—

    Drive includes ride

    Hospital means any building and land which have been declared to be a public institution under the provisions of the Mental Health Act 1911; and includes any place which is deemed by that Act to have been so declared thereunder, and any buildings and land which have been declared thereunder to be part of any public institution or which are referred to in Part 1 or Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Mental Health Amendment Act 1950

    Park, in relation to any vehicle, means stop the vehicle in any place within the bounds of a hospital; but does not include the stopping of a vehicle on a road for any period not exceeding five minutes, nor the stopping of a vehicle in any place while actually engaged in taking up or setting down persons or goods

    Resident, in relation to any hospital, means a person living in the hospital for the time being

    Road means a road, as defined in the Transport Act 1949, which is within the bounds of a hospital

    Superintendent means the Medical Superintendent of a hospital.

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  • No person shall drive a vehicle or animal on a road, except a vehicle or animal which is being driven with the express authority of the Superintendent, or for the purpose of delivering or taking up merchandise and other goods to or from residents or persons employed in the hospital, or which is conveying or returning after conveying—

    • (a) A resident or a person becoming or ceasing to be a resident; or

    • (b) A visitor in good faith to any resident or to any person employed in the hospital; or

    • (c) An employee, agent, contractor, or sub-contractor of the Crown or of any Government Department acting in the course of his duty or the servants or agents of any such person so acting.

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  • No person shall park any vehicle in any part of a hospital, except in a place approved by the Superintendent for the purpose.

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  • The Superintendent is hereby empowered from time to time to cause to be posted or affixed at the entrances to, and in any place or places within, the hospital copies of these bylaws and other suitable notices for the purpose of informing persons of the provisions of these bylaws.

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  • Any person who drives a vehicle or animal or parks a vehicle in contravention of these bylaws is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £20.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 December 1960.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Mental Hospitals Road Traffic Bylaws 1960. It incorporates all the amendments to the bylaws as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3