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Saint Marys Boulevard - Experimental Traffic Regulation Order

SR1 3AHPublished 04/01/24Expired
Sunderland Echo • 

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Notice is hereby given by the Council of the City of Sunderland that on 2nd January 2024 it made an Order under Sections 1, 9, 10 and 122 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”), and of all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance in Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act and with the persons and organisations specified in the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996, the effect of which will be on an experimental basis to introduce a 20mph zone along the roads listed in the Schedule below. The Order will come into force on 15th January 2024 and shall cease to have effect 18 months after the date on which it comes into force, which is 16th July 2025. Documents giving more detailed particulars of the Order are available for inspection at the City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland or an electronic copy of the documents can also be obtained by emailing: Council will be considering in due course whether the provisions of the Experimental Order should be continued in force indefinitely. Within a period of 6 months beginning with the day the Order came into force, or if the Order is varied by another order or modified pursuant to Section 10(2) of the Act, beginning with the day on which the variation or modification or the latest variation or modification came into force, any person may object or make representations to the making of an Order for the purpose of such indefinite continuation. Any objection must be made in writing and must state the grounds on which it is made. Objections should be sent to Elaine Waugh, Assistant Director of Law and Governance, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR3 1AA or via email at: quoting reference: JA/82286. If any person wishes to question the validity of the Order or of any of its provisions on the grounds that it or they are not within the powers conferred by the Act or that any requirement of the Act or of any instrument made under the Act has not been complied with that person may within six weeks from the date on which the Order was made apply for the purpose to the High Court.
Cumberland Street, Livingstone Road, Matlock Street, Queen Street, for their entire length.
Garrison Field Road from a point 1.8 metres south of the extended northern building line of The Yard, to its northern extent.
Saint Marys Boulevard from a point 3.8 metres east of the extended western building line of Saint Marys Car Park, to a point 88.2 metres west of the extended western building line of The Yard.
Dated 4th January 2024 Patrick Melia Chief Executive, City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland SR3 1AA

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