Search Legislation

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

11Experimental traffic schemes in Greater London

(1)Where it appears to the commissioner of police expedient so to do for the purpose of carrying out within his area an experimental scheme of traffic control, he may with the consent of the Greater London Council, and after giving such notice as that Council may direct, make regulations for regulating vehicular traffic in any manner specified in Schedule 2 to this Act.

(2)The Greater London Council shall not give their consent to any such scheme as aforesaid affecting a trunk road except with the agreement of the Minister; and in the case of any particular scheme the Minister may, after consultation with the said Council, direct that Council to consent thereto within a specified period or to withhold their consent therefrom; but the Minister shall not give such a direction unless he is satisfied, having regard to any matters appearing to him to be relevant, that the Council's duty under section 84(1) of this Act is not being satisfactorily discharged by the Council and that the giving of the direction is necessary in order to secure compliance with that duty.

(3)Any provision contained in regulations under this section may be made so as to apply at all times or on specified days or during specified periods, and either throughout the day or during any specified part of the day and to vehicular traffic generally or to such traffic of any class specified in the regulations, and regulations under this section may make different provision for different classes of traffic.

(4)If a person contravenes, or fails to comply with, regulations under this section he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding, in the case of an offence committed in respect of a motor vehicle by a failure to comply with a requirement to proceed or not to proceed in a specified direction or along a specified part of the carriageway, £50 and, in any other case, £20.

(5)Regulations under this section may suspend or modify any order for the time being in force under section 6 of this Act.

(6)Regulations under this section shall not continue in force for a period longer than six months after the making thereof, together with such further period or periods (if any) not exceeding twelve months in all as the Greater London Council may at any time before the expiration of the regulations direct; and (without prejudice to the power of the commissioner of police to revoke regulations under this section) such regulations may be revoked by an order under section 6 of this Act.

(7)A document purporting to be a copy, certified by a person authorised by the commissioner of police, of regulations under this section shall be evidence of the contents of such regulations.

(8)This section shall apply within Greater London but not elsewhere; and in this section " the commissioner of police " means, in relation to the metropolitan police district, the commissioner of police of the metropolis, and, in relation to the City of London, the commissioner of police for the City of London.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources