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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)
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71.
Power to enter land in connection with traffic signs.
(1) A [F1 local traffic authority] or an authority to whom section 68 of this Act applies or the Secretary of State may enter any land and exercise such other powers as may be necessary for the purpose of the exercise and performance of their powers and duties of placing, replacing, converting and removing traffic signs or their powers and duties under section 69 of this Act.
(2) In this section traffic signs" includes signposts for footpaths (within the meaning of the M1 Highways Act 1980) and bridleways, and signposts" includes other signs or notices for the same purpose.
(3) Subsection (2) above does not extend to Scotland.
Amendments (Textual)
Words in s. 71(1) substituted (1.11.1991) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59, 108), s. 168(1), Sch. 8 para.54; 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.
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
S. 71(1): tranfer of functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1750, art. 2, Sch. 1; S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3
Marginal Citations
1980 c. 66(59).


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> 2 01/11/1991   E+W+S N N

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