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ROADS ACT 1993 - SECT 238
Roads authority may give effect to direction and recover costs
238 Roads authority may give effect to direction and recover costs
(1) A roads authority may take such action as is necessary to give effect to a
direction under this Act if the direction is not complied with in accordance
with its terms.
(2) The costs incurred by a roads authority in taking action
under this section are recoverable from the person to whom the direction was
given, as a debt, in a court of competent jurisdiction.
(3) The costs
incurred by an authorised officer in exercising any function under Division 2
as a result of the failure of any person to comply with a direction under that
Division with respect to a vehicle are recoverable by the appropriate roads
authority from the owner of the vehicle, as a debt, in a court of competent
(4) Nothing in this section authorises a roads authority to
recover an amount greater than that necessary to give effect to the direction.
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