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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)
  Main body
  Part I General Provisions for Traffic Regulation
  Outside Greater London
                                   
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3.
Restrictions on traffic regulation orders.
(1) F1 . . . a traffic regulation order shall not be made with respect to any road which would have the effect
(a)
of preventing at any time access for pedestrians, or
(b)
of preventing 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 the road, or to any other premises accessible for pedestrians, or (as the case may be) for vehicles of that class, from, and only from, the road.
(2) Subsection (1) above, so far as it relates to vehicles, shall not have effect in so far as the authority making the order are satisfied, and it is stated in the order that they are satisfied, that
(a)
for avoiding danger to persons or other traffic using the road to which the order relates or any other road, or
(b)
for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising, or
(c)
for preventing damage to the road or buildings on or near it, or
(d)
for facilitating the passage of vehicular traffic on the road, or
(e)
for preserving or improving the amentities of an area by prohibiting or restricting the use on a road or roads in that area of heavy commercial vehicles,
it is requisite that subsection (1) above should not apply to the order.
(3) Provision for regulating the speed of vehicles on roads shall not be made by a traffic regulation order.
(4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2
Amendments (Textual)
Words in s. 3(1) repealed (1.11.1991) by New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22, SIF 59, 108), s. 168(1)(2), Sch. 8 para. 19, Sch.9; which repeal is in force for Scotland only by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.
S. 3(4) repealed by Transport Act 1985 (c. 67, SIF 126), s. 139(3), Sch. 8
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
S. 3 applied (with modifications)(6.3.1992) by Aberdeen Harbour Order Confirmation Act 1992 (c. ii), s. 1, Sch. s. 3(2).


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Version no Start date End date Extent Confers power Blanket amendment
1 01/02/1991 01/11/1991 E+W+S Y N
> 2 01/11/1991   E+W+S Y N

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