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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Regulation of designated parking places

17.—(1) An order under Article 15 may provide for regulating or restricting the use of a designated parking place, or otherwise for or in connection with the operation of such a parking place, and in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, may—

(a)make provision for determining the manner in which vehicles shall be driven into or out of the parking place, the number and dimensions of spaces in which vehicles may be left in the parking place and the position in which vehicles may be left in those spaces;

(b)authorise the alteration of the position of vehicles in a parking place;

(c)provide for the suspension of the use of a parking place or any part of it on such occasions or in such circumstances as may be specified in the order, and for the temporary removal of any parking meters installed at a parking place;

(d)prohibit or restrict the carrying on of trade or other activities or the doing of any other thing at a parking place;

(e)specify the functions of parking attendants in relation to a designated parking place;

(f)provide for the illumination of a parking place and the erection or display of notices or traffic signs, and the carrying out of works on or in the vicinity of a parking place.

(2) An order under Article 15 may make provision as to—

(a)the removal from a parking place of any vehicle left there in contravention of such an order;

(b)the removal in an emergency of any vehicle left in a parking place; and

(c)the safe custody of any vehicle removed under sub-paragraph (a) or (b).

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