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ROADS ACT 1993 - SECT 122
Temporary regulation of traffic
122 Temporary regulation of traffic
(1) A roads authority may regulate traffic on a specified public road or on
all public roads for which it is the roads authority--
(a) in relation to a
classified road, by means of an order published in a daily newspaper
circulating generally throughout the State, or
(b) in relation to any other
public road, by means of an order published in one or more local newspapers or
in a daily newspaper circulating generally throughout the State.
(2) A roads
authority may, by order served on any person, prohibit the person from causing
any vehicle under the person's control to pass along a specified local road
unless the vehicle is being driven to a destination that cannot be reached
except by means of that road.
(3) An order under this section may not be made
unless the roads authority is satisfied that it is necessary to do so in order
to prevent damage in excess of the ordinary wear and tear arising from the
reasonable use of the road or roads concerned.
(4) A person must not, without
reasonable excuse, contravene an order under this section.
penalty--30 penalty units.
(5) A roads authority must revoke any order under
this section as soon as the circumstances giving rise to its making cease to
(6) Unless sooner revoked, an order under this section ceases to have
effect at the expiration of 12 months after it was made.
(7) Subsection (6)
does not prevent an order being remade.
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