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The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016

Notification Number: 2015/659/UK (United Kingdom)
Date received: 01/12/2015
End of Standstill: 02/03/2016

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Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2015) 03689
Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Notificación - Oznámení - Notifikation - Notifizierung - Teavitamine - Γνωστοποίηση - Notification - Notification - Notifica - Pieteikums - Pranešimas - Bejelentés - Notifika - Kennisgeving - Zawiadomienie - Notificação - Hlásenie-Obvestilo - Ilmoitus - Anmälan - Нотификация : 2015/0659/UK - Notificare.

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Não inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

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1. Structured Information Line
MSG 001 IND 2015 0659 UK EN 01-12-2015 UK NOTIF


2. Member State
UK


3. Department Responsible
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
European Reform Directorate
1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET.

Email: 9834@bis.gsi.gov.uk.


3. Originating Department
Department for Transport
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 4DR


4. Notification Number
2015/0659/UK - T40T


5. Title
The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016


6. Products Concerned
Traffic signs, traffic signals and road markings.


7. Notification Under Another Act
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8. Main Content
The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions prescribe the traffic signs (which for the purposes of this legislation include traffic signals and road markings) for use on public highways in Great Britain. The notified draft is a complete revision to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 (as amended) that will:
a. Permit certain new traffic signs, signals and road markings to be used by local highway authorities;
b. Relax some current requirements on placing of signs.
c. Remove illumination requirements for some signing.
d. Update references to British and European standards, including the incorporation of a mutual recognition clause.


9. Brief Statement of Grounds
A complete review of UK traffic signing policy has been undertaken in recent years. The review concluded that national regulation is necessary to ensure a consistent traffic signing system across Great Britain, but that the current TSRGD needed a complete revision to ensure it provides a regulatory framework that reflects both current and future requirements. The notified draft reflects the conclusions of this review.


10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
Basic Texts have been forwarded within the framework of a previous notification: 2014/545/UK


11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure
No


12. Grounds for the Emergency
-


13. Confidentiality
No


14. Fiscal measures
No


15. Impact assessment
Yes


16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT aspect

No - The draft has no significant impact on international trade

SPS aspect

No - The draft is not a sanitary or phytosanitary measure



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email: grow-dir83-189-central@ec.europa.eu

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