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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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268Road humps
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(1)The [1980 c. 66.] Highways Act 1980 shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section 90A(1) (construction of road humps by highway authority) at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be inserted or

(c)(whether or not the highway is subject to such a limit) the road humps fall within section 90CA below.

(3)After section 90C there shall be inserted—

90CASpecial procedure for certain road humps in London

(1)A road hump falls within this section if—

(a)it is constructed by a local highway authority in Greater London, and

(b)the requirements of subsections (2) and (3) below have been complied with.

(2)The requirement of this subsection is that before starting to construct the road hump the authority concerned gives the Secretary of State notice stating—

(a)the nature, dimensions and location of the proposed road hump,

(b)the spacing between the proposed road hump and any other humps constructed, or proposed to be constructed, in the vicinity,

(c)the type and description of signs which are proposed to be located in the highway in connection with the proposed hump,

(d)the statutory speed limit for motor vehicles to which the highway where it is proposed to construct the hump is subject, and

(e)the period (of not less than one month) within which, and the address to which, the Secretary of State may send any comments on the proposal to the authority.

(3)The requirement of this subsection is that in deciding—

(a)whether to proceed with the construction of the road hump, and

(b)what the nature, dimensions and location of the road hump as constructed are to be,

the authority concerned has regard to any comments made by the Secretary of State within the period stated in the notice.

(4)After section 90D(4) there shall be inserted—

(5)Regulations under this section do not apply where a road hump falls within section 90CA above.

(5)In section 90E(1) for the words from “Where” to “satisfied” there shall be substituted “Where the requirements of subsections (1A), (1B) or (1C) are satisfied in relation to a road hump”.

(6)After section 90E(1) there shall be inserted—

(1A)The requirements of this subsection are that—

(a)regulations under section 90D above apply to the road hump,

(b)the road hump conforms to the regulations, and

(c)if the road hump is in a highway maintainable at the public expense, the conditions mentioned in subsection (2) below are satisfied.

(1B)The requirements of this subsection are that—

(a)the road hump is specially authorised by the Secretary of State,

(b)the road hump conforms with the conditions attached to the authorisation, and

(c)if the road hump is in a highway maintainable at the public expense, the conditions mentioned in subsection (2) below are satisfied.

(1C)The requirements of this subsection are that—

(a)the road hump falls within section 90CA, and

(b)if the road hump is in a highway maintainable at the public expense, the condition mentioned in subsection (2)(a) below is satisfied.

(7)Section 90E(3) shall be omitted.

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