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Statutory Instruments

2002 No. 2403

ROAD TRAFFIC

The M60 Motorway (Junction 25) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2002

Made

18th September 2002

Laid before Parliament

23rd September 2002

Coming into force

21st October 2002

The Secretary of State for Transport 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 M60 Motorway (Junction 25) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 21st October 2002.

Imposition of speed limit

2.—(1) No person shall drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 50 miles per hour on the restricted length of the motorway.

(2) “the restricted length of the motorway” means the clockwise carriageway of the M60 motorway between Marker Post 52.3 and Marker Post 53.5, a total distance of 1.2 kilometres.

Signed by the authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

John Spellar

Minister of State,

Department for Transport

18th September 2002

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations impose a 50 miles per hour speed limit on the clockwise carriageway of the M60 between Marker Posts 52.3 and 53.5.

(1)

1984 c. 27. Section 17 was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), section 168, Schedule 8, paragraph 28 and Schedule 9 and by the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40), sections 48 and 83, Schedule 4, paragraph 25 and Schedule 8; section 134(2) was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, section 168 and Schedule 8, paragraph 77.