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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Speed limits on roads other than restricted roads

38.—(1) The Department may by order as respects any road specified in the order prohibit—

(a)the driving of motor vehicles on that road at a speed exceeding that specified in the order;

(b)the driving of motor vehicles on that road at a speed exceeding that specified in the order during periods specified in the order; or

(c)the driving of motor vehicles on that road at a speed exceeding the speed for the time being indicated by traffic signs in accordance with the order.

(2) An order under paragraph (1)(c) may—

(a)make provision restricting the speeds that may be indicated by traffic signs or the periods during which the indications may be given; and

(b)provide for the indications to be given only in such circumstances as may be determined by or under the order.

(3) While an order under paragraph (1)(a) is in operation as respects any road, that road shall not be a restricted road for the purposes of this Order.

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