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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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1.—(1) The Department shall comply with paragraphs 2 and 3 before making a traffic regulation order, unless the sole effect of the order is to reproduce provisions of previous traffic regulation orders or to reproduce and continue indefinitely provisions of an experimental traffic control scheme which has been in force for at least six months.

(2) Sub-paragraph (1) shall not require the Department to comply with paragraphs 2 and 3 in respect of provisions of a traffic regulation order which reproduce provisions in respect of which the Department has already complied with those paragraphs but has not made a traffic regulation order including them.

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