(This note is not part of the Order)
Section 11 of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games Act 2006 allows the Secretary of State for Transport to designate roads for the purpose of facilitating travel to and from London Olympic events or for other purposes connected with the London Olympics. Such roads are listed in the Schedule and form part of what will be known as the Olympic Route Network with effect from the coming into force of the Order.
In accordance with Section 40(6) of that Act the designation shall cease to have effect at the end of the fifth day after the day of the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games 2012.
An impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available from the Department for Transport, Zone 2/19, Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DR (Tel: 020 7944 2074) and is annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum which is available alongside the instrument on the OPSI website (www.opsi.gov.uk). Copies of each document have been placed in the library of each House of Parliament and may also be found by visiting the Department’s website at www.dft.gov.uk.