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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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[F11(1) This paragraph applies for the purposes of this Schedule.N.I.

(2) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), a “special event” is—

(a)any sporting event, social event or entertainment which is held on a public road; or

(b)the making of a film on a public road.

And for the purpose of this paragraph “film” includes a recording on any medium from which a moving image may by any means be produced.

(3) The following are not special events —

(a)a public procession (within the meaning of the Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998);

(b)a motor race falling within the Road Races (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (motor races on roads);

(c)a race or trial falling within Article 45 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (cycle racing on roads).

(4) The “relevant authority”—

(a)for a special road, is the Department;

(b)for any other public road, is the district council for the district in which the road is situated.

(5) Where the special event is the making of a film, references to the holding of the event are to be read as references to the making of the film.

(6) References to the promoter, in relation to a special event, are references to the person organising the event.

(7) References to an order are to an order under paragraph 2.

(8) A public road is “affected” by an order or proposed order if the order contains or would contain provisions restricting or prohibiting the use of the road.]

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F1Sch. 3A inserted (4.9.2017) by Roads (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010 (c. 14), ss. 6(3), 9(2)(b), Sch. 1; S.R. 2017/34, art. 2, Sch.

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