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Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Speed Limits

  3. Part II Miscellaneous Vehicles

    1. 4.Track laying vehicles (including those used for launching lifeboats)

    2. 5.Naval, military, air force and aviation vehicles

    3. 6.Grass cutting machines and hedge trimmers

    4. 7.The Department authorises the use on roads of trailers constructed...

    5. 8.Pedestrian controlled road maintenance vehicles

    6. 9.Vehicles used for experiments or trials

    7. 10.Straddle carriers

    8. 11.Agricultural motor vehicles, agricultural trailers and agricultural trailed appliances

    9. 12.Agricultural motor vehicle towing an off-set agricultural trailer or trailed appliance

    10. 13.Provisions supplementary to Articles 11 and 12

    11. 14.Agricultural motor vehicles, agricultural trailers and agricultural trailed appliances with implements projecting rearwards or forwards

    12. 15.Vehicles for moving excavated material

    13. 16.Motor vehicles and trailers constructed for use outside the United Kingdom or which are new or improved types constructed for tests or trials or are equipped with new or improved equipment or types of equipment

    14. 17.Vehicles fitted with moveable platforms

  4. Part III Abnormal Indivisible Loads and Other Vehicles Carrying Wide Loads

    1. 18.Categories of motor vehicle

    2. 19.Vehicles for carrying or drawing abnormal indivisible loads

    3. 20.Vehicles for carrying or drawing abnormal indivisible loads — further restrictions and conditions

    4. 21.Engineering plant

    5. 22.Engineering plant — further conditions

    6. 23.Other vehicles carrying loads exceeding 4.3 metres in width

    7. 24.Speed limits for vehicles authorised by Articles 19 to 23

    8. 25.Attendants

    9. 26.Marking of projecting loads and fixed appliances or apparatus which project

    10. 27.Approval of the Department as to the time, date and route of a journey by a vehicle or a vehicle and its load exceeding 5 metres in width

    11. 28.Notice to police

    12. 29.Notice and indemnity to Department or a bridge authority

    13. 30.Restrictions on the passage over bridges of vehicles carrying abnormal indivisible loads

    14. 31.Breakdown on bridges of vehicles of excessive weight or carrying excessive loads

    15. 32.Revocation

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Service and Aviation Vehicles

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Conditions relating to the width of Agricultural Vehicles

      1. 1.If the overall width of the vehicle, or in the...

      2. 2.If— (a) the overall width of— (i) an agricultural motor...

      3. 3.In a case where— (a) the width of an agricultural...

      4. 4.If the overall width of an agricultural motor vehicle, an...

      5. 5.The overall width of a vehicle, or the width specified...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Projecting Implements on Agricultural Vehicles

    4. SCHEDULE 4

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      The Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

      1. Part I Notification of Carriage of Abnormal Loads by Road

      2. Part II Form of indemnity

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Orders Revoked

  6. Explanatory Note

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