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Urban Clearways (Belfast) (No. 2) Order (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 170

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

Urban Clearways (Belfast) (No. 2) Order (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made

23rd April 1996

Coming into operation

10th June 1996

WHEREAS the Department of the Environment has published a notice in compliance with Article 23(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1);

AND WHEREAS no objection or representation has been received;

NOW THEREFORE the Department, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 21(1) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Urban Clearways (Belfast) (No. 2) Order (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 10th June 1996.

Amendment

2.  The Schedule to the Urban Clearways (Belfast) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1981(2) shall be amended by—

(a)the addition of the items specified in Schedule 1;

(b)the substitution for the items relating to Andersonstown Road, Annadale Embankment, Belmont Road, Great Victoria Street, Ravenhill Road (from Ormeau Embankment/Dublin Street to Albert Bridge/Albertbridge Road) and Springfield Road of the items specified in Schedule 2.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on.

L.S.

T. Pearson

Assistant Secretary

23rd April 1996

SCHEDULE 1

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Boucher Road — east side4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Donegall Quay (west8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
carriageway) — both4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
sides

SCHEDULE 2

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Andersonstown Road — north side8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Andersonstown Road — south side4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Annadale Embankment (from Ormeau Road to Elgin Street) — both sides8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Belmont Road (from Holywood Road to Ranfurly Drive) — north side4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Belmont Road (from Dundela Avenue to Holywood Road)— south side8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Great Victoria Street — both sides8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Ravenhill Road (from Ormeau Embankment/Dublin Street to Albertbridge Road, but excluding that length of road from its western junction with Albertbridge Road to a point approximately 100 metres south of that junction) — both sides and all sides of the traffic islands8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Springfield Road (from Norglen Parade to Falls Road) — north side8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.Monday to Friday inclusive
Springfield Road (from Falls Road to Norglen Parade) — south side4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Monday to Friday inclusive

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order further amends the Urban Clearways (Belfast) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1981 by—

1.  introducing the prohibition of waiting by vehicles in Belfast from Monday to Friday inclusive—

(a)during the morning and evening peak traffic periods on both sides of the west carriageway of Donegall Quay;

(b)during the morning peak traffic period on the west side of Great Victoria Street (between Hope Street and Fisherwick Place) and on the north side of Springfield Road (between Norglen Parade and Mountcashel Street); and

(c)during the evening peak traffic period on the east side of Boucher Road and on the south side of Springfield Road (between Mountcashel Street and Norglen Parade);

2.  re-introducing the waiting by vehicles in Belfast from Monday to Friday inclusive—

(a)during the morning and evening peak traffic periods on both sides of Annadale Embankment (between Elgin Street and King’s Bridge) and on both sides of Ravenhill Road (between its western junction with Albertbridge Road and a point approximately 100 metres south of that junction);

(b)during the morning peak traffic period on the south side of Andersonstown Road and on the north side of Belmont Road (between Ranfurly Drive and Wandsworth Drive); and

(c)during the evening peak traffic period on the north side of Andersonstown Road and on the south side of Belmont Road (between Wandsworth Road and Dundela Avenue).

Any person who acts in contravention of the Order shall be guilty of an offence under the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale (£1,000).

Traffic signs indicating the effect of the Order will in due course be erected on the roads.

(1)

S.I. 1981/154 (N.I. 1); see Article 2(2) for the definition of “Department”

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