Search Legislation

The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


This is the original version (as it was originally made).

Transitional provisions

73.—(1) The Department may by order make such transitional provision as appears to it necessary or expedient for the purposes of this Order.

(2) Any bye-laws and regulations made under section 19(1) and (4) of the [1970 c. 2 (N.I.).] Road Traffic Act (Northern Ireland) 1970, and any provisions made by or under any local or private Act empowering the Department to regulate the waiting of any vehicle on any road, shall, if in force immediately before the commencement of this paragraph, have effect as if made under Article 4.

(3) Nothing in this Article or in any order made under it shall prejudice the operation of the [1954 c. 33 (N.I.).] Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources