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The M1 Motorway (Junction 15) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2000

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Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 1800

ROAD TRAFFIC, ENGLAND

The M1 Motorway (Junction 15) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2000

Made

6th July 2000

Laid before Parliament

17th July 2000

Coming into force

8th August 2000

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions in exercise of the powers conferred by section 17(2) and (3) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with representative organisations in accordance with section 134(2) of that Act, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the M1 Motorway (Junction 15) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2000 and shall come into force on 8th August 2000.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations—

“the northbound entry slip road” means the northbound entry slip road linking the northbound carriageway of the M1 Motorway with the A508 at Junction 15; and

“the restricted length of the northbound entry slip road” means that length of the northbound entry slip road from its junction with the A508 Trunk Road for a distance of 30 metres northward.

Imposition of speed limit

3.  No person shall drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 40 miles per hour on the restricted length of the northbound entry slip road.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions

Larry Whitty

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

6th July 2000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations impose a speed limit of 40 miles per hour on a length of the northbound entry slip road linking the A508 with the northbound carriageway of the M1 Motorway, at Junction 15 in the County of Northampton. The length affected runs from the junction of the slip road with the A508 for a distance of 30 metres northward.

(1)

1984 c. 27. Section 17 was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22); Schedule 8, paragraph 28 and Schedule 9 and by the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40); Schedule 4, paragraph 25 and Schedule 8. Section 134(2) was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), Schedule 8. paragraph 77.

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