DRAFT SPECIAL SPEED LIMIT BYE-LAWS 2017

The County Council of the County of Kilkenny in exercise of the powers conferred on them by Section 9 of the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No. 44 of 2004) and with the consent of the Transport Infrastructure Ireland, hereby make the following special speed limit bye-laws in respect of the area comprising of the administrative County of Kilkenny.

The maps annexed to the Bye Laws are for illustration purposes only. In the event of a conflict between the said map and the text of the schedule identifying the relevant road the text of the schedule shall take precedence.

 

Road Traffic Special Speed Limit Bye-Laws

 

1.        These Draft bye-laws may be cited as the Kilkenny County Council Road Traffic Special Speed Limit Bye–Laws 2017 subject to ratification by the Council Members.

2.       These bye-laws shall come into operation on the 31st March, 2017 subject to ratification by the Council Members.

 

In these bye-laws:

“the Act of 1993” means the Roads Act, 1993 ((No. 14 of 1993).

“the Act of 1994” means the Road Traffic Act, 1994 (No. 7 of 1994).
         

“the Act of 2002” means the Road Traffic Act, 2002 (No. 12 of 2002).

“the Act of 2004” means the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No. 44 of 2004).

“the Act of 2006” means the Road Traffic Act, 2006 (No. 23 of 2006).

“the Act of 2007” means the Road Traffic Act, 2007 (No. 37 of 2007).

“distance” means distance measured along the centre line of the road.

“The Minister” means the Minister for Transport

“Motorway” has the meaning assigned to it by the Act of 1993.

“National road” has the meaning assigned to it by the Act of 1993.

“perimeter road” means a road on and along the roadway of which there runs the boundary of a county Municipal Area, a Municipal Area, or urban district or a town and shall be considered as being within such boundary for the purposes of these bye-laws.

“road” means a public road, national road and motorway.

 

4.Thirty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Second Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

5.Fourty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Third Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

6.Fifty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Fourth Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

7.Sixty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit in respect of each of the roads described in the Fifth schedule to these bye-laws.

 

8.Eighty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit in respect of the road described in the sixth schedule to these bye-laws.

 

9.One hundred kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Seventh Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

10.Each of the motorways or parts of motorway described in the Eight Schedule of these bye-laws is declared not to be a motorway for the purposes of the Act of 1961.

 

11.The Kilkenny County Council Road Traffic Speed Limit Bye-Laws 2012 will be Revoked once the 2017 bye-laws come into effect.

The County Council of the County of Kilkenny in exercise of the powers conferred on them by Section 46 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961, (No. 24 of 1961), as inserted by Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994 (No. 7 of 1994) and Section 9 of the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No. 44 of 2004) and with the consent of the Transport Infrastructure Ireland, hereby make the following special speed limit bye-laws in respect of the area comprising of the administrative County of Kilkenny.

The maps annexed to the Bye Laws are for illustration purposes only. In the event of a conflict between the said map and the text of the schedule identifying the relevant road the text of the schedule shall take precedence.

 

Road Traffic Special Speed Limit Bye-Laws

 

These Draft bye-laws may be cited as the Kilkenny County Council Road Traffic Special Speed Limit Bye–Laws 2017 subject to ratification by the Council Members.

2.         These bye-laws shall come into operation on the 31st March, 2017 subject to ratification by the Council Members.

 

  In these bye-laws:

“the Act of 1961” means the Road Traffic Act, 1961 (No. 24 of 1961).

“the Act of 1993” means the Roads Act, 1993 ((No. 14 of 1993).

“the Act of 1994” means the Road Traffic Act, 1994 (No. 7 of 1994).
         

“the Act of 2002” means the Road Traffic Act, 2002 (No. 12 of 2002).

“the Act of 2004” means the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No. 44 of 2004).

“the Act of 2006” means the Road Traffic Act, 2006 (No. 23 of 2006).

“the Act of 2007” means the Road Traffic Act, 2007 (No. 37 of 2007).

“distance” means distance measured along the centre line of the road.

“The Minister” means the Minister for Transport

“Motorway” has the meaning assigned to it by the Act of 1993.

“National road” has the meaning assigned to it by the Act of 1993.

“perimeter road” means a road on and along the roadway of which there runs the boundary of a county Municipal Area, a Municipal Area, or urban district or a town and shall be considered as being within such boundary for the purposes of these bye-laws.

“road” means a public road, national road and motorway.

 

4.Thirty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Second Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

5.Fourty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Third Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

6.Fifty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Fourth Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

7.Sixty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit in respect of each of the roads described in the Fifth schedule to these bye-laws.

 

8.Eighty kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit in respect of the road described in the sixth schedule to these bye-laws.

 

9.One hundred kilometres per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on roads specified in the Seventh Schedule to these bye-laws.

 

10.Each of the motorways or parts of motorway described in the Eight Schedule of these bye-laws is declared not to be a motorway for the purposes of the Act of 1961.

 

11.The Kilkenny County Council Road Traffic Speed Limit Bye-Laws 2012 will be Revoked once the 2017 bye-laws come into effect.