Section 1 - Liability of officers etc. for obstruction by body corporate
Section 1(1) inserts references to sections 137 and 137ZA of Highways Act 1980 into section 314(3) of that Act.
Section 1(2) provides that section 314 of that Act applies by virtue of this section to any offence under section 137ZA(3) committed after the commencement of this Act, including one committed in respect of an order made before that commencement.
Section 2(1) provides that the Act came into force at the end of the period of two months that began on the date on which it was passed. The word "months" means calendar months. The day (that is to say, 15 November 2004) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that the Act came into force on 15 January 2005.