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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967

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Special provisions with respect to functions of the Greater London Council and other local authorities

84General duty of Greater London Council and other local authorities with respect to road traffic

(1)It shall be the duty of the Greater London Council and every other local authority upon whom functions are conferred by or under this Act so to exercise the functions conferred on them by this Act as, so far as practicable having due regard to—

(a)the desirability of securing and maintaining reasonable access to premises,

(b)the effect on the amenities of any locality affected,

(bb)the importance of facilitating the passage of public service vehicles and of securing the safety and convenience of persons using or desiring to use such vehicles, and

(c)any other matters appearing to the Council or, as the case may be, the authority to be relevant,

to secure the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of vehicular and other traffic (including foot passengers) and the provision of suitable and adequate parking facilities on and off the highway.

(3)Where the Greater London Council or any other local authority are authorised or required by or under any provision of this Act to hold an inquiry for the purpose of any of their functions, any person appointed by that council or authority to hold the inquiry shall have the like powers as a person appointed to hold an inquiry to which section 290 of the Local Government Act 1933 applies.

(4)Without prejudice to any power of delegation conferred by or by virtue of the provisions of sections 14 to 20 of the London Government Act 1963, section 5(1) of that Act shall not apply to any function conferred on the Greater London Council by or by virtue of this Act.

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