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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS



1985 713

Road Traffic

The Traffic Signs (Welsh and English Language Provisions)
Regulations and General Directions 1985

Made 28th March 1985
Laid before Parliament 21st May 1985
Coming into Operation 11th June 1985


The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 28(4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984[1] (hereinafter referred to as "the Act of 1984") and the Secretary of State for Wales, the Secretary of State for Transport, and the Secretary of State for Scotland acting jointly in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 64(1) and 65(1) of the Act of 1984 and by the provision in column 5 of Part I of Schedule 4 to the Road Traffic Act, 1972[2] which relates to section 22 of that Act as that provision is amended by paragraph 9 of Schedule 3 to the Secretary of State for Transport Order 1976)[3] and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) and (3) of the Welsh Language Act, 1967[4] and now vested[5] and all other enabling powers, and after consultation with representative organisations in accordance with section 134(2) of the Act of 1984 and section 199(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1972 hereby make these regulations and give these Directions.

Part I−Traffic Signs Regulations

1. These provisions may be cited as the Traffic Signs (Welsh and English Language Provisions) Regulations 1985 and shall come into operation on 11th June 1985.
2.—(1) In these Regulations "the main regulations" means the Traffic Signs Regulations 1981[6] as amended [7] and a reference in Schedule 1 to these Regulations and Directions is similarly a reference to the Traffic Signs Regulations 1981 amended as aforesaid

  1. 1984. c 27
  2. 1972 c. 20
  3. S.I. 1976/1775
  4. 1967 c. 66
  5. S.I. 1981/238 (as respects the powers of the Secretary of State Transport under the Road Traffic Act 1972
  6. The Traffic Signs Regulations 1981 comprise Part 1 of the Traffic Signs and General Directions 1981 (S.I. 1981/859)
  7. The amendments are made by S.I.1982/1879, S.I 1983/1088 and S.I. 1984/966.