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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967

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Schedule 3Notification of Temporary Traffic Restrictions

1(1)Subject to the provision of this Schedule, not less than seven days before making an order under subsection (1) or subsection (4) of the principal section the highway authority shall cause notice of their intention to make the order to be published in one or more newspapers circulating in the district in which the road or part of a road affected by the order is situate, and shall also within a period of seven days after making any such order cause a notice of the making of the order to be published in the like manner.

(2)Every such notice shall contain a statement of the effect of the order and, in so far as it relates to an order under subsection (1) of the principal section, shall also contain a description of the alternative route or routes available for traffic.

(3)Where the appropriate Minister gives his approval to an order under subsection (1) or subsection (4) of the principal section continuing in force for longer than the period limited by the principal section, the highway authority shall give such notice of the appropriate Minister's approval as may be directed by him.

2So long as any order made under subsection (1) of the principal section is in force, a notice stating the effect of the order, and describing the alternative route or routes available for traffic, shall be kept posted in a conspicuous manner at each end of the part of the road to which the order relates, and at the points at which it will be necessary for vehicles or, as the case may be, foot passengers to diverge from the road.

3(1)A notice issued under subsection (2) of the principal section shall describe the alternative route or routes available for traffic, and shall be kept posted in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 above.

(2)Where such a notice has been posted, the highway authority may, before the expiration of the period for which the notice can continue in force, proceed to make an order under subsection (1) of the principal section with respect to the same road or part of a road without causing notice of their intention to make the order to be published in any newspaper.

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