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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Power to provide signsN.I.

29.—(1) The Department may provide traffic signs on or near any public road.

(2) The Department may provide on or near any road in the vicinity of a public road such traffic signs as appear to the Department to be necessary for the control of traffic entering or leaving that public road.

(3) The Department may, subject to such conditions as it thinks fit, authorise the provision of traffic signs on or near a public road by a person other than the Department.

(4) The Department may enter into an agreement with any person for the provision of traffic signs on or near a public road by the Department on terms that that person pays the whole or part of the expenses incurred by the Department.

(5) Where a road is maintainable by a person other than the Department, that person or the Department with the consent of that person may provide traffic signs on or near that road.

(6) The Department may alter or remove any traffic sign provided under this Article.

(7) The Department may enter on any land for the purposes of this Article.

(8) The Department shall pay compensation in respect of any damage done in the exercise of its powers under this Article and any question of disputed compensation shall be referred to and determined by the Lands Tribunal.

(9) In this Article “provide” includes provide on a vehicle, erect and maintain.

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