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The Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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The Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI 10)

24.  In Article 2(2) (interpretation), in the definition of “the Road Traffic Orders”, for “and this Order” substitute “this Order and the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

25.  In Article 5(4) (requirement of warning etc. of prosecutions for certain offences)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (a), for the words from “either” to the end substitute “Article 43 of the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (contravening speed limit)”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (b)(vi), after “49” insert “or 50”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (c), for “Order of 1981” substitute “Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

26.  In Article 15(a) (proof in summary proceedings of identity of driver of vehicle), after “Article 177 of that Order” insert “or Article 14(8) of the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

27.  In Article 23(2) (speeding offences etc.: admissibility of certain evidence)—

(a)for the words from “Article 155” in sub-paragraph (a) to the end of sub-paragraph (b) substitute “Article 43 of the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (contravening speed limit)”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (c), for “49” substitute “50”.

28.  In Article 90(1) (functions of traffic wardens), for “Article 118 of the Order of 1981” substitute “Article 44 of the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

29.  In Part I of Schedule 1 (prosecution and punishment of offences) in the entry relating to offences under Article 49 of the Order of 1995, for the entry in column (2) substitute “Contravention of directions”.

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