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Traffic Management Act 2004

Sections 27 & 28: Criteria for making Intervention Orders and Guidance to Traffic Directors

59.Section 27 requires the Secretary of State or National Assembly to give guidance about the criteria which it proposes to apply in deciding whether to intervene under this Part. Subsection (2) of that section provides that the guidance shall be appended to an Order made by the Secretary of State (in England) or National Assembly for Wales (in Wales). Subsection (3) provides that an Order of the Secretary of State will be subject to negative resolution in either House of Parliament. Section 28 allows the Secretary of State (in England) or National Assembly for Wales (in Wales), to issue guidance to Traffic Directors. This is not subject to Parliamentary procedure.

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