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Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 3485

road traffic, england

The Civil Enforcement Officers (Wearing of Uniforms) (England) Regulations 2007


10th December 2007

Laid before Parliament

14th December 2007

Coming into force

31st March 2008

The Secretary of State for Transport makes these Regulations in exercise of the power conferred by section 76(4) of the Traffic Management Act 2004(1).

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Civil Enforcement Officers (Wearing of Uniforms) (England) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 31st March 2008.

(2) These Regulations apply only to England.

(3) In these Regulations “the 2004 Act” means the Traffic Management Act 2004.

Specified functions

2.—(1) All functions conferred on civil enforcement officers by or under the enactments specified in paragraph (2) are specified for the purposes of section 76(3)(a) of the 2004 Act.

(2) Those enactments are—

(a) section 78(2)(a) and (b) of the 2004 Act;

(b) section 79 of the 2004 Act; and

(c) section 99 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(2).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Rosie Winterton

Minister of State,

Department for Transport

10th December 2007


(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations specify, in relation to England, the functions of civil enforcement officers appointed under Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 which, in accordance with section 76(3) of that Act, are only to be exercised by such officers when in uniform. The functions are specified by reference to provisions by or under which the functions are conferred on civil enforcement officers.

A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available from Traffic Management Division, Department for Transport, 2/06 Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London SWIP 4DR (telephone 020 7944 8692) and can be found on the website of the Department for Transport at


1984 c. 27; section 99 was amended by the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40), Schedule 4, paragraph 32, Schedule 8. Back [2]