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Part IIE+W+S Consent of [F1 national authority] to Certain Orders

Textual Amendments

13(1)Where in the case of any order proposed to be made by a local authority other than [F2the council of a London borough and the Common Council of the City of London] under or by virtue of any of the following provisions of this Act, namely, sections 1, 9, 19, 29, 32, 35, 37, 38, 45, 46, 49, 83(2) and 84, it is proposed to include in the order any provision—E+W+S

(a)so prohibiting or restricting the use of a road as to prevent, for more than 8 hours in any period of 24 hours, access for vehicles of any class to any premises situated on or adjacent to that road or any other premises accessible for vehicles of that class from, and only from, that road, or

(b)applying to a [F3a road for which the [F4national authority] is the traffic authority], or

[F5(ba)applying to a road for which a strategic highways company is the traffic authority, or]

F6(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)being, in the case of an order for the purposes of section 84(1) of this Act—

F6(i). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(ii)a provision applying to any road a speed limit of less than 30 miles per hour, or

F7 [( iii )a provision imposing a prohibition by virtue of paragraph (b) or (c) of that subsection, or]

(e)varying or revoking, within 12 months of its making, any order made by, or made in pursuance of a direction given by, the [F4national authority] , or

(f)making provision as respects any length of road for any purpose within 12 months after the date when a previous order made as respects that length of road for a similar purpose was varied or revoked by an order made by, or made in pursuance of a direction given by, the [F4national authority] ,

then (except in a case to which sub-paragraph (2) [F8, (3) or (4)] below applies, or where the provision is to be included in pursuance of a direction under paragraph 2 of this Schedule) the order shall not be made without the consent of the [F4national authority] .

(2)This sub-paragraph applies where—

(a)it is proposed to include in the order any such provision as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above, and

(b)either—

(i)no owner, lessee or occupier of premises such as are mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above has submitted to the authority any objection to the inclusion of that provision in the order, or

(ii)any such owner, lessee or occupier who has submitted such an objection has withdrawn it.

(3)This sub-paragraph applies in the case of any order proposed to be made under section 9 of this Act where—

(a)it is proposed to include in the order any such provision as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above, and

(b)the effect of the prohibition by the order of the use of the road to which it relates or of any restriction on the use of that road contained in the order would be to prevent vehicles, or vehicles of any class, being loaded or unloaded in that road or to prevent persons boarding or alighting from a [F9vehicle being used in the provision of a local service within the meaning of the Transport Act 1985] on that road, and

(c)either—

(i)no person has submitted to the authority any objection to the making of the order on the ground that it would prevent vehicles, or vehicles of that class, being loaded or unloaded in the road, and no person being the operator of a [F10local service (within the meaning of the Transport Act 1985)] has submitted to the authority any objection to the making of the order on the ground that it would prevent persons boarding or alighting from a [F10vehicle] being used in that service in the road, or

(ii)any such person who has submitted an objection on that ground has withdrawn it.

[F11(4)This sub-paragraph applies where it is proposed to include in the order provision mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(ba), in which case the order must not be made without the consent of the strategic highways company.]

Textual Amendments

F3Words in Sch. 9 para. 13(1)(b) substituted (1.11.1991) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59, 108), s. 168(1), Sch. 8 para. 80(2); which substitution is in force for Scotland only by S.I. 1991/2286, art. 2(2), Sch. 2 and for England and Wales only by S.I. 1991/2288, art. 3, Sch.

F6Sch. 9 para. 13(1)(c)(d)(i) repealed (23.1.1993) by S.I. 1993/35, art. 2(3).

F7Sch. 9 para. 13(1)(d)(iii) inserted (1.7.1992) by Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40, SIF 107:1), s. 48, Sch. 4, para. 37; S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch.

F8Words in Sch. 9 para. 13(1) substituted (5.3.2015) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), s. 57(1), Sch. 1 para. 100(4)(b); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(a)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Sch. 9 para. 13: Transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1750, arts. 1, 2, Sch. 1 (art. 7); S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

C2Sch. 9 para. 13 restricted (16.6.1999) by S.I. 1999/1608, art. 2

14[F12(1)Where in the case of any order proposed to be made by [F13the council of a London borough or the Common Council of the City of London] under or by virtue of any of the following provisions of this Act namely, sections 6, 9, 35, 38, 45, 46, 49, F14. . . 83(2) and 84, it is proposed to include in the order any provision such as is mentioned in sub-paragraphs (b) to (f) of paragraph 13(1) above, then (except [F15in a case to which sub-paragraph (2) applies or] where the provision is to be included in pursuance of a direction under paragraph 2 of this Schedule) the order shall not be made except with the consent of the Secretary of State. ]E+W+S

[F16(2)This sub-paragraph applies where it is proposed to include in the order provision mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(ba), in which case the order must not be made without the consent of the strategic highways company.]

Textual Amendments

F12Sch. 9 para. 14(1): Sch. 9 para. 14 renumbered as Sch. 9 para. 14(1) (5.3.2015) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), s. 57(1), Sch. 1 para. 100(5)(a); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(a)

F15Words in Sch. 9 para. 14(1) inserted (5.3.2015) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), s. 57(1), Sch. 1 para. 100(5)(b); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(a)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3Sch. 9 para. 14 restricted (16.6.1999) by S.I. 1999/1608, art. 2

[F1714A(1)This paragraph applies where a strategic highways company proposes, other than further to a direction under paragraph 2, to include provision mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(b) or (c) to (f) in an order made by it under sections 1, 6, 9, 83(2) or 84.E+W+S

(2)Where this paragraph applies, the order must not be made without the consent of the Secretary of State.]

Textual Amendments

15(1)The Secretary of State may by order add to or remove from the orders for which his consent is required by paragraphs 13 [F18to 14A] above such orders made by such [F19traffic] authorities [F20in England and Wales ] for such purposes or in such circumstances as he may see fit to specify in his order.E+W+S

(2)No order under this paragraph removing any order from the orders for which the consent of the Secretary of State is for the time being required shall be made unless a draft of the order has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(3)Any other order under this paragraph shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

Textual Amendments

F18Words in Sch. 9 para. 15(1) substituted (5.3.2015) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), s. 57(1), Sch. 1 para. 100(7)(a); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(a)

F19Word in Sch. 9 para. 15(1) substituted (5.3.2015) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), s. 57(1), Sch. 1 para. 100(7)(b); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(a)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C4Sch. 9 para. 15: Transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1750, arts. 1, 2, Sch. 1 (with art. 7); S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

[F2115A(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order add to or remove from the orders for which their consent is required by paragraph 13 such orders made by such traffic authorities in Scotland as the Scottish Ministers may specify in the order.E+W+S

(2)An order under this paragraph may provide for the consent of the Scottish Ministers to be required (or not to be required) for an order for such purposes or in such circumstances as the Scottish Ministers may see fit to specify in the order under this paragraph.

(3)An order under this paragraph removing an order from the orders for which the consent of the Scottish Ministers is for the time being required is subject to the affirmative procedure.

(4)Any other order under this paragraph is subject to the negative procedure.]

Textual Amendments

F21Sch. 9 para. 15A inserted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(6)

16(1)In consenting to any order submitted [F22for ] consent under this Part of this Schedule, the Secretary of State [F23or the Scottish Ministers] may consent to the order either in the form in which it is submitted F24... or with such modifications as he [F25or they think] fit, which may include additions, exceptions, or other modifications of any description.E+W+S

(2)[F26Sub-paragraph (3) applies where] the Secretary of State [F27or the Scottish Ministers propose] to consent to such an order with modifications which appear to him [F28or them] substantially to affect the character of the order as submitted F29...

[F30(3)The Secretary of State or the Scottish Ministers ]shall, before doing so, take such steps as appear to him [F31 or them] to be sufficient and reasonably practicable for informing the [F32traffic] authority in question and other persons likely to be concerned.

Textual Amendments

F22Word in Sch. 9 para. 16(1) substituted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(8)(a)

F23Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(1) inserted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(8)(b)

F24Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(1) omitted (23.5.2016) by virtue of Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(8)(c)

F25Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(1) substituted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(8)(d)

F26Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(2) substituted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(9)(a)

F27Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(2) substituted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(9)(b)

F28Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(2) inserted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(9)(c)

F29Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(2) omitted (23.5.2016) by virtue of Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(9)(d)

F30Sch. 9 para. 16(3) substituted for word (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(9)(e)

F31Words in Sch. 9 para. 16(2) inserted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), s. 72(7), Sch. 2 para. 15(9)(f)

F32Word in Sch. 9 para. 16(2) substituted (5.3.2015) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), s. 57(1), Sch. 1 para. 100(8); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(a)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C5Sch. 9 para. 16: Transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1750, arts. 1, 2, Sch. 1 (with art. 7); S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

17(1)The Secretary of State [F33or the Scottish Ministers] may by order grant a general consent for the making of orders requiring F34... consent under this Part of this Schedule—E+W+S

(a)of such descriptions, or

(b)with respect to such matters only, or

(c)made by such local authorities, or by authorities of such classes of descriptions, or

(d)made in such circumstances, or

(e)complying with such requirements,

as may be specified in the order.

(2)Any order [F35of the Secretary of State] under this paragraph shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

[F36(3)Any order of the Scottish Ministers under this paragraph is subject to the negative procedure.]

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C6Sch. 9 para. 17: Transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1750, arts. 1, 2, Sch. 1 (with art. 7); S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

18E+W+SThe power [F37of the Secretary of State] to make an order conferred by paragraph 15 or 17 above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

Textual Amendments

19E+W+SIn this Part of this Schedule “principal road” means a road for the time being classified as a principal road—

(a)by virtue of section 12 of the M1Highways Act 1980 (whether as falling within subsection (1) or as being so classified under subsection (3)), or

(b)by the Secretary of State under section [F3811(1) of the M2Roads (Scotland) Act 1984].

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