Statutory guidance

Traffic commissioners: delegation of authority, November 2018.

Sets out the matters that traffic commissioners routinely delegate to staff acting on their behalf and deputy traffic commissioners.



The Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain issues guidance and directions under section 4C(1) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (as amended).

This guidance explains how the Senior Traffic Commissioner believes that traffic commissioners should interpret the law in relation to the delegation of their functions.

The directions are addressed to the traffic commissioners in respect of the approach to be taken by staff acting on behalf of individual traffic commissioners and dictate the operation of all delegated functions.

This document replaces the previous version dated December 2016.

Published 20 September 2017
Last updated 1 November 2018 + show all updates
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