Road Traffic Act 1968

General speed limit.


24.Part IV of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after section 44 of the following section:

“General speed limit

44A (1) The Minister may make regulations prescribing, in respect of all public roads, or all public roads with such exceptions as may be specified in the regulations, a speed limit (which shall be known as a general speed limit) for all mechanically propelled vehicles.

(2) Regulations under this section prescribing a general speed limit may except any class of vehicles from the limit and may restrict the limit to a particular period or to particular periods.”