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The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002

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6.  In these Regulations, unless it is expressly provided otherwise or the context otherwise requires—

(a)a reference to a numbered regulation is a reference to the regulation so numbered in these Regulations;

(b)a reference to a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph so numbered in the regulation or Schedule in which the reference occurs;

(c)a reference to a sub-paragraph followed by a number or letter is a reference to the sub-paragraph bearing that number or letter in the paragraph in which the reference occurs;

(d)a reference to a numbered diagram is a reference to the diagram so numbered in a Schedule to these Regulations;

(e)a reference to a sign, signal, signals or road marking prescribed by a regulation or shown in a diagram in a Schedule to these Regulations means a sign, signal, signals or road marking of the size, colour and type—

(i)prescribed by that regulation and shown in any diagram to which that regulation refers; or as the case may be

(ii)shown in that diagram and prescribed by these Regulations,

and in either case includes a reference to that sign, signal, signals or road marking as varied in accordance with these Regulations;

(f)a reference to the information, warning, requirement, restriction, prohibition or speed limit conveyed by a sign, signal, signals or road marking prescribed by a regulation or shown in a diagram includes a reference to that information, warning, requirement, restriction, prohibition or speed limit, however expressed, as varied to accord with any variation of the sign, signal, signals or road marking made in accordance with these Regulations; and

(g)in any provision which includes a table, references to a table or to a numbered table are to the table or as the case may be to the table so numbered in that provision.

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