Nsl enforcement

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Dear Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland),
As we all know the new bus lanes have started operating in west belfast for the glider system.

My questions are as follows
1. Are nsl enforcement officers using mopeads to enforce bus lane legislation to civillians using domestic and commercial vehicals allowed to park said mopeads in buslanes blocking the lanes there supposed to keep clear while working ?

2. What is the current legislation in place used to enforce west belfast bus lanes

Yours faithfully,

James daly

DfI Roads Parking, Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Mr Daly

 

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Response:

 

1.      Relevant bus lane and parking legislation provides exemptions for
vehicles being used "in the services of the Department in pursuance of its
statutory powers or duties". It is this exemption which enables parking
enforcement vehicles, such as the NSL enforcement motorcycles you refer
to, to park in a bus lane if required.

 

2.      Please see attached copy of the current legislation in place used
to enforce West Belfast bus lanes i.e.: The Bus Lanes (Belfast Rapid
Transit, East and West Corridors) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018.

 

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Parking Enforcement Unit

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