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(1)[F1The traffic authority for a road in Greater London may make an order under this section for controlling or regulating vehicular and other traffic (including pedestrians).Provision may, in particular, be made—]—
(a)for any of the purposes, or with respect to any of the matters, mentioned in Schedule 1 to this Act, and
(b)for any other purpose which is a purpose mentioned in any of paragraphs [F2(a) to (g)] of section 1(1) of this Act.
[F3(2)In the case of a road for which the Secretary of State is the traffic authority, the power to make an order under this section is also exercisable, with his consent, by the local traffic authority.]
(3)Any order under this section may be made so as to apply—
[F4(a)to the whole area of a local authority, or to particular parts of that area, or to particular places or streets or parts of streets in that area;]
(b)throughout the day, or during particular periods;
(c)on special occasions only, or at special times only;
(d)to traffic of any class;
(e)subject to such exceptions as may be specified in the order or determined in a manner provided for by it.
[F5(4)Where, by a notice published in the prescribed manner by the highway authority, a date has been or is declared to be the date on which a part of a special road is open for use as a special road, this section shall not apply in relation to that part of that road or (if the date so declared is a date after the commencement of this Act) shall not apply in relation to it on or after that date.]
(5)No order under this section shall contain any provision for regulating the speed of vehicles on roads.
(6)In this section, in section 7 of this Act and in Schedule 1 to this Act “street ” includes any highway, any bridge carrying a highway and any lane, mews, footway, square, court, alley or passage whether a thoroughfare or not; [F6and in subsection (4) above “the prescribed manner ” means the manner prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State which were or are in force at the time of publication of the notice.]
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