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Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018

01 August 2018

This Act is intended to enable consumers in the United Kingdom to benefit from improvements in transport technology. It provides a framework for new regulations to be made to enable new transport technology to be invented, designed, made and used.

The Act allows for:

  • The creation of a new liability scheme for insurers in relation to automated vehicles; and
  • The creation of regulations relating to the installation and operation of charging points and hydrogen refuelling points for electric vehicles.

This Act sets out duties for the Secretary of State and places no direct duties on businesses.

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