Motor-Cycle Crash-Helmets (Religious Exemption) Act 1976

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1976 c. 62


Motor-Cycle Crash Helmets(Religious Exemption) Act1976

1976 CHAPTER 62

An Act to exempt turban-wearing followers of the Sikh religion from the requirement to wear a crash-helmet when riding a motor-cycle.

[15th November 1976]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this Lords Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Amendment of Road Traffic Act 1972.

1 Amendment of Road Traffic Act 1972.

1. In section 32 of the Road Traffic Act 1972there shall be inserted after subsection (2) the following new subsection:—

(2A) A requirement imposed by regulations under this section (whenever made) shall not apply to any follower of the Sikh religion while he is wearing a turban.’

S-2 Short title.

2 Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as theMotor-Cycle Crash-Helmets (Religious Exemption) Act 1976.

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