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The M77 (Malletsheugh) (Speed Limit) (Scotland) Regulations 2005

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2005 No. 655

ROAD TRAFFIC

SPECIAL ROADS

The M77 (Malletsheugh) (Speed Limit) (Scotland) Regulations 2005

Made

20th December 2005

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

21st December 2005

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 2

The Scottish Ministers in exercise of the powers conferred by section 17(2) and (3) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1) all other powers enabling them in that behalf, having consulted such representative organisations as thought fit in accordance with section 134(2) of that Act(2), hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as The M77 (Malletsheugh) (Speed Limit) (Scotland) Regulations 2005.

(2) The special road referred to in regulation 1(1) above is the special road authorised to be provided by the M77 Special Road (Floak to Malletsheugh) Special Road Scheme 1999(3).

Commencement

2.  These Regulations shall come into force on the date declared by the Scottish Ministers as traffic authority(4), in accordance with the Special Roads (Notice of Opening) (Scotland) Regulations 1964(5), to be the date on which the special road specified in regulation 1(2) above is open for use as a special road.

Restrictions of Speed

3.  No person shall drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 60mph on the length of special road described in the Schedule to these Regulations.

TAVISH SCOTT

A member of the Scottish Executive

Victoria Quay, Edinburgh

20th December 2005

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE60MPH SPEED LIMIT

That length of the M77 Special Road from a point 4.15 km or thereby south of the City of Glasgow Boundary in a generally southerly direction for a distance of 1.2 km or thereby.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations impose a speed limit of 60mph on the special road authorised to be provided by the M77 Special Road (Floak to Malletsheugh) Special Road Scheme 1999.

(1)

1984 c. 27; The Scottish Ministers are the traffic authority by virtue of section 121A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27) (inserted by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), Schedule 8, paragraph 70 and amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1400)) as read with section 151(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54). The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1750).

(2)

1984 c. 27. Section 134(2) was amended by the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54), Schedule 7, paragraph 4 and by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), Schedule 8, paragraph 77.

(4)

The Scottish Ministers are the traffic authority by virtue of section 121A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (inserted by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), Schedule 8, paragraph 70 and amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/1400) as read with section 151(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54).

(5)

S.I. 1964/1003.

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