The Department for Regional Development, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 20(3) of the Roads (Northern Ireland) Order 1993, and now exercisable by it, and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement 1.
These Regulations may be cited as the Motorways Traffic (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 and shall come into operation on 15th March 2004.
Regulation 9A (restriction on the use of hard shoulder) of the Motorways Traffic Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984 shall be amended by the insertion immediately after "9.30 a.m." of "and 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.".
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Regional Development on
5th February 2004.
A senior officer of the Department for Regional Development
These Regulations further amend the Motorways Traffic Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984 by permitting the area of the citybound hard shoulder of the Motorway M1 specified in the Schedule to be used as a bus lane during the hours 3.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. on Monday to Friday (regulation 2).