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Severn Bridges Act 1992

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24Prevention of damage etc

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations impose such prohibitions and restrictions as he may consider necessary for preventing—

(a)injury to persons on the roads carried by the bridges or the roads within the toll plaza areas,

(b)damage to, and other interference with, the bridges and toll plazas, those roads and structures, works and apparatus on, under or over those roads or used in connection with the regulation of traffic on those roads or with the collection of tolls,

(c)removal, defacing or obscuring of notices and signs placed on or near the bridges or toll plazas or those roads, or on such structures, works or apparatus, in connection with the regulation of traffic on those roads or with the collection of tolls.

(2)A person who contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of regulations under this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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