§ (1) An order may be made by virtue of section 22C only on the recommendation of the chief officer of police for the area to which the order relates.
§ (2) The following shall not apply in relation to an order made by virtue of section 22C—
- (a) section 3,
- (b) section 6(5),
- (c) the words in section 14(4) from "but" to the end,
- (d) section 121B, and
- (e) paragraph 13(1)(a) of Schedule 9.
§ (3) Sections 92 and 94 shall apply in relation to an order under section 14 made by virtue of section 22C as they apply in relation to an order under section 1 or 6.
§ (4) An order made by virtue of section 22C, or an authorisation or requirement by virtue of subsection (3) above, may authorise the undertaking of works for the purpose of, or for a purpose ancillary to, another provision of the order, authorisation or requirement.
§ (5) An order made by virtue of section 22C may—
- (a) enable a constable to direct that a provision of the order shall (to such extent as the constable may specify) be commenced, suspended or revived;
- (b) confer a discretion on a constable;
- (c) make provision conferring a power on a constable in relation to the placing of structures or signs (which may, in particular, apply a provision of this Act with or without modifications);
- (d) enable a constable to authorise an employee of the traffic authority to do anything that the constable could do by virtue of this subsection."
§ (3) In section 67 (traffic signs: emergencies &c.) after subsection (1) insert—
§ "(1A) In subsection (1)—
- (a) "extraordinary circumstances" includes terrorism or the prospect of terrorism within the meaning of section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11), and
- (b) the reference to 7 days shall, in the application of the subsection in connection with terrorism or the prospect of terrorism, be taken as a reference to 28 days;
§ (4) In Schedule 9 (reserve powers of Secretary of State, Scottish Ministers and National Assembly for Wales)—
- (a) in paragraph 1, after "sections 1, 6, 9," insert "14 (in so far as the power under that section is exercisable by virtue of section 22C),", and—
- (b) after paragraph 12 insert—
12A Article 2 of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999 (SI 1999/1750) shall not apply to a provision of this Schedule in so far as it relates to the exercise of a power under this Act by virtue of section 22C.
12B A power conferred upon the Secretary of State by this Schedule shall, in so far as it relates to the exercise of a power under this Act by virtue of section 22C, be exercisable in relation to Wales by the National Assembly for Wales with the consent of the Secretary of State.".1046