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(1)A traffic authority for a road may make an order under section 14(1) (temporary traffic regulation orders) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27) (“the 1984 Act”) in relation to the road for the purposes of—
(a)implementing the Games transport plan,
(b)facilitating transport services in connection with the Games,
(c)facilitating travel by any person for a purpose connected to the Games, or
(d)carrying out an experimental scheme of traffic control for a purpose connected to the Games.
An order made by virtue of this subsection is called a “Games traffic regulation order”.
(2)A Games traffic regulation order may be made irrespective of whether the traffic authority is satisfied as mentioned in section 14(1) of the 1984 Act.
(3)A Games traffic regulation order may suspend any statutory provision to which section 14(7) of the 1984 Act applies without imposing any restriction or prohibition as is mentioned in section 14(1) of that Act.
(4)Paragraph 2(4)(ba) of Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40) (breach of order under section 14(1) of the 1984 Act in relation to waiting, loading and unloading of vehicles not to be offence in a special parking area) does not apply to section 16(1) of the 1984 Act (contravention of section 14 of the Act to be an offence) in so far as section 16(1) relates to the contravention of a Games traffic regulation order.
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