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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Power of constable, etc., to place traffic signs

32.—(1) A constable or a person acting under the instructions or directions (whether general or specific) of the Chief Constable may place traffic signs on or near a road for any of the following purposes—

(a)preventing or mitigating congestion or obstruction of traffic, or danger to or from traffic;

(b)warning traffic of a temporary obstruction;

(c)requiring persons to stop under Article 180(1) of the Order of 1981.

(2) The power to place traffic signs conferred by paragraph (1) includes power to cause them to be placed and power to place them on a vehicle used for police purposes.

(3) Article 50 of the Order of 1995 (contravention of traffic signs) shah apply to signs placed in the exercise of the power conferred by this Article.

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