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Abbreviations

Abbreviated references to legislation are explained below (alphabetical order):

CPA – Consumer Protection Act 1987

EAPCR – Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycles Regulations 1983 (SI 1983/1168)

FPO – Fixed Penalty Order 2000 (SI 2000/2792)

HA 1835 – Highways Act 1835

HA 1980 – Highways Act 1980

LA 1872 – Licensing Act 1872

OAPA – Offences Against the Person Act 1861

PACE – Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

PBSR – Pedal Bicycles (Safety) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/198)

PCCUR – Pedal Cycles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1983 (SI 1983/1176)

POA – Prosecution of Offences Act 1985

PRA02 – Police Reform Act 2002

PRA(CSO) – Police Reform Act (Standard Powers and Duties of Community Support Officers) Order 2007

RTA – Road Traffic Act 1988

RTOA – Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988

RTRA – Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

RVCUR – Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 (SI 1986/1078)

RVLR – Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989 (SI 1989/1796)

TSRGD – The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 (SI 2002/3113)

ZPPPCR – The Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossings Regulations and General Directions 1997 (SI 1997/2400)

Other abbreviations (especially when preceded by a year in brackets) are to case reports. There are lots of them, and they’re generally not publicly available, so I haven’t given the full names here. If you want to read a case, try an internet search using the names of the parties – you might get lucky.

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