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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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9.—(1) Where under this Part the Department imposes restrictions or prohibitions on the use of any road, the Department shall place or cause to be placed on or near the road such traffic signs as are necessary—

(a)to warn traffic that the use of the road is subject to those restrictions or prohibitions; and

(b)to indicate the nature and extent of those restrictions or prohibitions.

(2) Where under this Part the Department imposes restrictions or prohibitions on the use of any road, the Department—

(a)may place or cause to be placed on or near the road such bollards or other obstructions as it considers necessary for the purposes of those restrictions or prohibitions; and

(b)shall take all such steps as are reasonably necessary to secure that any such obstruction is not a danger to traffic.

(3) This Part shall apply to animals as it applies to vehicles, subject to such modifications or exemptions (including provisions in respect of the number, weight or kinds of animals using a road) as the Department may provide under this Part.

(4) The powers conferred by Article 7 shall be in addition to and not in derogation of any powers conferred on the Department by any other enactment.

(5) Without prejudice to the generality of Article 8, regulations under that Article may prescribe the lights to be carried by persons in charge of animals on roads.

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