Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 8) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-11-19

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 536

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 8) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
19th November 1996

To be laid before Parliament under paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974

Coming into operation
31st December 1996

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 50(4)(a) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 8) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 31st December 1996.

(2) In this Order “the 1981 Order” means the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981.

Increase of speed limit

2.  The rate of speed fixed by Article 50(1) of the 1981 Order shall be increased from 30 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour in relation to the restricted roads specified in Schedule 1.

3.  The rate of speed fixed by Article 50(1) of the 1981 Order shall be increased from 30 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour in relation to the restricted roads specified in Schedule 2.

Reduction of speed limit

4.  The rate of speed fixed by Article 50(1) of the 1981 Order shall be reduced from 40 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour in relation to the restricted roads specified in Schedule 3.

Revocations

5.  The provisions described in Schedule 4 are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 19th November 1996.

L.S.
J. Carlisle
Assistant Secretary

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1Restricted roads on which the speed limit is increased from 30 mph to 40 mph

1.  Ballylumford Road, Route B90, Ballylumford, Islandmagee, from a point approximately 950 metres north-west of its junction with Hollow Road, Unclassified No. 75, to a point approximately 1,800 metres north-west of that junction.

2.  Ballymena Road, Route B62, Ballymoney, from a point approximately 190 metres south-east of its junction with Kilraughts Road, Route B16, to a point approximately 865 metres south-east of that junction.

3.  Castle Park, Unclassified No. 5529, Deffrick, Ballymoney.

4.  Elizabeth Place, Unclassified No. 5529, Deffrick, Ballymoney.

5.  Moyarget Road, Route B67, Deffrick, Ballymoney, from a point approximately 305 metres west of its junction with Ballymacfin Road, Unclassified No. 59, to a point approximately 1,075 metres west of that junction.

6.  Benvardin Road, Route B67, Derrykeighan, Ballymoney, from its junction with Castlecat Road, Route B66, to a point approximately 220 metres south-west of that junction.

7.  Castlecat Road, Route B66, Derrykeighan, Ballymoney, from a point approximately 195 metres south-east of its junction with Moyarget Road, Route B67, to a point approximately 340 metres north of that junction.

8.  Moyarget Road, Route B67, Derrykeighan, Ballymoney, from its junction with Castlecat Road, Route B66, to a point approximately 390 metres north-east of that junction.

9.  Dublin Road, Route A4(T6), Enniskillen, from a point approximately 32 metres south-east of its junction with Wickham Place, Route B80, to a point approximately 65 metres south-east of its junction with Loughyoan Road, Unclassified No. 6513.

10.  Loughyoan Road, Unclassified No. 6513, Enniskillen, from its junction with Dublin Road, Route A4(T6), to a point approximately 140 metres east of that junction.

11.  Beltany Road, Route A5(T3), Omagh, from its junction with Derry Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), to a point approximately 380 metres north-west of that junction.

12.  Derry Road, Route B48, Omagh, from its junction with Derry Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), to a point approximately 350 metres south-east of that junction.

13.  Derry Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), Omagh.

14.  Gillygooley Road, Route B50, Omagh, from its junction with Derry Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), to a point approximately 640 metres west of that junction.

15.  Great Northern Road, Route A5(T3), Omagh, from a point approximately 150 metres west of its junction with Kevlin Avenue, Unclassified No. 3000, to its junction with Tamlaght Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3).

16.  Omagh Through-Pass, Route A5(T3), Omagh, from its junction with Tamlaght Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), to a point approximately 150 metres north-west of its junction with Brookmount Road, Route C667.

17.  Omagh Through-Pass, Route A5(T3), Omagh, from its junction with Derry Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), to a point approximately 60 metres south of that junction.

18.  Tamlaght Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3), Omagh.

19.  Castle Road, Route A6, Randalstown, from its junction with Castle Avenue, to a point approximately 550 metres south-east of that junction.

Article 3

SCHEDULE 2Restricted roads on which the speed limit is increased from 30 mph to 50 mph

1.  Tempo Road, Route B80, Enniskillen, from a point approximately 51 metres north-east of its junction with Barnhill, Unclassified No. 6511, to a point approximately 131 metres north-east of its junction with Killyvilly Road, Unclassified No. 9620.

2.  Omagh Through-Pass, Route A5(T3), Omagh, from a point approximately 150 metres north-west of its junction with Brookmount Road, Route C667, to a point approximately 60 metres south of its junction with Derry Road Roundabout, Route A5(T3).

Article 4

SCHEDULE 3Restricted roads on which the speed limit is reduced from 40 mph to 30 mph

1.  Bann Road, Route B66, Ballymoney, from its junction with Finvoy Road, Route B62, to a point approximately 400 metres south-west of that junction.

2.  Finvoy Road, Route B62, Ballymoney, from its junction with Milltown Road, Route B62, to a point approximately 480 metres south-east of that junction.

3.  Market Street, Route B66, Ballymoney, from a point approximately 240 metres north of its junction with Charles Street, to a point approximately 470 metres north of that junction.

4.  Milltown Road, Route B62, Ballymoney, from its junction with Finvoy Road, Route B62, to a point approximately 320 metres north of that junction.

5.  Coleraine Road, Route A29, Garvagh, Coleraine, from a point approximately 460 metres north of its junction with Main Street, to a point approximately 320 metres north-east of its junction with Mettican Road, Unclassified No. 354.

Article 5

SCHEDULE 4Revocations

1.  Items 2 and 4 of Schedule 2 to the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1979(2).

2.  Item 8 of Schedule 2 to the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1987(3).

3.  Items 2 and 5 of Schedule 1 to the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1990(4).

4.  Items 2 and 4 of Schedule 1 to the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) Order 1990(5).

5.  Item 18 of Schedule 1 to the Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1991(6).

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order:
(a)increases from 30 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour the speed limit on the restricted roads specified in Schedule 1 (Article 2);
(b)increases from 30 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour the speed limit on the restricted roads specified in Schedule 2 (Article 3);
(c)reduces from 40 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour the speed limit on the restricted roads specified in Schedule 3 (Article 4); and
(d)revokes the provisions described in Schedule 4, which are spent (Article 5).


(1)
S.I. 1981/154 (N.I. 1); see Article 2(2) for the definition of “Department”

(2)
S.R. 1979 No. 352

(3)
S.R. 1987 No. 165

(4)
S.R. 1990 No. 166

(5)
S.R. 1990 No. 218

(6)
S.R. 1991 No. 316
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