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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Pedestrian crossings

59.—(1) The Department may establish crossings for pedestrians on public roads (in this Order referred to as “pedestrian crossings”), and may alter or remove any such crossings.

(2) The Department may execute any works (including the placing, erection, maintenance, alteration and removal of marks and traffic signs) required in connection with the establishment, alteration or removal of pedestrian crossings.

(3) The Department may by regulations make such provision in connection with pedestrian crossings as it considers necessary or expedient.

(4) Any person who contravenes any regulations under paragraph (3) shall be guilty of an offence.

(5) The Department may by regulations provide that this Article shall apply in relation to other classes of traffic as it applies to pedestrians.

(6) This Article is without prejudice to the powers of the Department under Article 8 to make provision in respect of crossings for any class of traffic (including pedestrians).

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