Role and Powers of the Local Traffic Committee

This post is in response to a question received about the role and powers of the Local Traffic Committee.

The question is:

What is the role and powers of the Local Traffic Committee?

The answer is that the role of a Local Traffic Committee is primarily that of a technical review committee which advises the local council on traffic-related matters.

With respect to powers, Local Traffic Committees are advisory committees only and have no decision-making powers.


Further information

Roads and Maritime Services – General information about Traffic Committees

Roads and Traffic Authority – Guide to the delegation to councils for the regulation of traffic – including the operation of Traffic Committees

Roads and Maritime Services – Delegation to Councils – Regulation of Traffic

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