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Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Amendments – Coastguard Vehicles) (Jersey) Order 2021

Made                                                                                                       10th May 2021

Coming into force                                                                               17th May 2021

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE makes this Order under Articles 72, 77 and 84 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[1] –

1        Article 37 (audible warning instruments) of the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Jersey) Order 1998 amended

For Article 37(5)(a) of the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Jersey) Order 1998[2] there is substituted –

“(a)    used for the purposes of the Fire and Rescue Service or the Jersey Coastguard service or for ambulance or police purposes;”.

2        Article 1 (interpretation) of the Road Traffic (Lighting) (Jersey) Order 1998 amended

In Article 1 of the Road Traffic (Lighting) (Jersey) Order 1998[3] in the definition “emergency vehicle” after sub-paragraph (a) there is inserted –

“(aa)  a vehicle used for the purposes of the Jersey Coastguard service;”.

3        Article 30 (exceptions relating to fire service, ambulance or police) of the Traffic Signs (Jersey) Order 1968 amended

In Article 30 of the Traffic Signs (Jersey) Order 1968[4] –

(a)     for the heading there is substituted “Exceptions for drivers of vehicles used for emergency services”;

(b)     in the opening words of Article 30, after “Article 74(1)”, “(b)” is deleted.

(c)     sub-paragraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) are renumbered (a), (b) and (c) respectively.

4        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Amendments – Coastguard Vehicles) (Jersey) Order 2021 and comes into force 7 days after the day it is made.

Deputy K.C. Lewis of St. Saviour

Minister for Infrastructure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 




[1]                                     chapter 25.550

[2]                                     chapter 25.550.08

[3]                                     chapter 25.550.28

[4]                                     chapter 25.550.68


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