Experimental Speed Limit (Route A1) (Continuation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-02-19

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 39

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
Experimental Speed Limit (Route A1) (Continuation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
19th February 1996

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

Coming into operation
7th April 1996

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 51(5) 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 and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Experimental Speed Limit (Route A1) (Continuation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 7th April 1996.

Continuation of speed limit

2.  The provisions of the Experimental Speed Limit (Route A1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1995(2) are hereby continued in force indefinitely.

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

L.S.
E. J. Galway
Assistant Secretary
19th February 1996.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order continues in force indefinitely the provisions of the Experimental Speed Limit (Route A1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1995 which prohibits in the interests of safety the driving of motor vehicles at a speed greater than 60 miles per hour on—
(a)the northbound carriageway of Route A1, from a point approximately 675 metres south-west of its junction with Newry Road, Route A26, Banbridge, to a point approximately 222 metres north of its junction with Dromore Road, Route A26, Banbridge;
(b)the southbound carriageway of Route A1, from a point approximately 210 metres north-east of its junction with Waringsford Road, Banbridge, to a point approximately 485 metres south-west of its junction with Cascum Road, Banbridge;
(c)the northbound carriageway of Route A1, from a point approximately 660 metres south-west of its junction with Rowantree Road, Dromore, to a point approximately 674 metres east of its junction with Milebush Road, Unclassified No. 4022, Dromore; and
(d)the southbound carriageway of Route A1, from a point approximately 350 metres north of its junction with Grove Road, Dromore, to a point approximately 304 metres south-west of its junction with Banbridge Road, Route B2, Dromore.
Any person who acts in contravention of the Order shall be guilty of an offence under the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale (£1,000).
Traffic signs indicating the effect of the Order have been erected on the road.


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

(2)
S.R. 1995 No. 66 (continued in force by S.R. 1995 No. 268 and S.R. 1995 No. 395)
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