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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008

Transport

Section 39: Urgent traffic regulation measures

86.This section allows a traffic authority for a road to restrict or prohibit temporarily the use of the road, or any part of it, by vehicles or pedestrians where they believe such restrictions should come into force without delay. Such restrictions or prohibitions may be imposed by notice. This could be used for example if emergency road works are required on a section of the Games Route Network and time is not available to make a Games traffic regulation order to create an alternative route.

87.Subsection (2) provides that the requirements and restrictions of the 1984 Act in relation to notices under section 14(2) of that Act apply also to notices under this section. These requirements and restrictions include such matters as having regard to the existence of alternative routes for traffic that will be affected by the notice and not making such a notice if the effect would be to prevent pedestrian access to premises on or adjacent to the road.

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