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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Temporary suspension of traffic regulation orders or experimental traffic control schemes

6.—(1) The Chief Constable may suspend temporarily the operation of any provision of a traffic regulation order or an experimental traffic control scheme in order to prevent or mitigate congestion or obstruction of traffic, or danger to or from traffic in consequence of extraordinary circumstances.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), the period of suspension under paragraph (1) shall not continue for more than seven days.

(3) If the Department gives its consent to the period of suspension being continued for more than seven days, the suspension shall continue until the end of such period as may be specified by the Department in giving its consent.

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