The Road Traffic Offenders (1996 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr/1997/372/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1997-08-14

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1997 No. 372 (C. 22)

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
The Road Traffic Offenders (1996 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

Made
14th August 1997

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 1 of the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(1) and paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic Offenders (1996 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of Articles 1 to 16(4), 17 to 22, 24 to 64, 66 to 76(3) and 77 to 97 of, and Schedules 1 to 4 to, the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 shall be 1st October 1997.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on

L.S.
J. Ritchie
Assistant Secretary
14th August 1997.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order brings into operation on 1st October 1997 the provisions of the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (“the 1996 Order”) not yet in operation with the exception of Article 65 (Notification of court and date of trial). The 1996 Order makes provision with respect to the prosecution and punishment (including punishment without conviction) of road traffic offences in Northern Ireland.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order.)

The following provisions of the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 have been brought into operation by commencement order before the date of this Order—

Date of

Provision
Commencement
S.R. No.

Article 23
1st August 1997
1997/279 (C. 15)

Articles 16(5) and 76(4), (5) and (6)
18th July 1997
1997/336 (C. 20)

(1)
S.I. 1996/1320 (N.I. 10)

(2)
1974 c. 28
Read Entire Law on www.legislation.gov.uk