Road Traffic Act, 1961

Special speed limits.

46.—(1) The Minister may make regulations prescribing in respect of any specified public road or of all public roads in any specified area the speed which shall be the speed limit on such road or roads for mechanically propelled vehicles.

(2) The Minister shall not make regulations under this section save on the application of the Commissioner or on the application of the road authority concerned and shall not revoke or amend any such regulation save after consultation with the Commissioner and such road authority.

(3) Regulations under this section prescribing a speed limit may—

(a) restrict it to any class of mechanically propelled vehicles,

(b) restrict it to specified periods of the day and night or to specified occasions,

(c) except from it any class or sub-class of a class of mechanically propelled vehicles.

(4) In this Act “special speed limit” means a speed limit under regulations under this section.