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Traffic Regulation

Transport written question – answered on 24th January 2011.

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Photo of Guto Bebb Guto Bebb Conservative, Aberconwy

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance his Department has provided to local authorities on the issue of traffic regulation orders under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

holding answer 18 January 2011

The procedures for making permanent and experimental Traffic Regulation Orders are set out in the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedures) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

Advice on procedures for making 'special events' traffic regulation orders for temporary events can be found in "Advice on procedures for making "special events" orders under sections 16a-c of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984", available from the Department for Transport's website at

This document contains non-binding advice and does not set out statutory requirements.

It is for the Welsh Assembly Government to determine the regulations and guidance that apply in Wales.

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