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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 205A.1

NSW rule: parking in special event parking areas

205A-1 NSW rule: parking in special event parking areas

(1) A driver must not park continuously in a special event parking area for longer than the period indicated by information on or with the special event parking area signs for the area.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"With" is defined in the Dictionary.
(2) A
"special event parking area" is the network of roads in an area with:
(a) a special event parking area sign on each road into the area, and
(b) an end special event parking area sign on each road out of the area.
(3) A whole number, fraction, or whole number and fraction, immediately to the left of the letter "P" on a special event parking area sign indicates that a driver must not park in the area continuously for longer than the period of hours, or fraction of an hour, equal to the number, fraction, or number and fraction, shown.
Note : Rule 318 (1) and (2) deal with the effect of information on or with a traffic control device (including a special event parking area sign) that limits the application of the device to particular times or days. Under rule 318 (3), if the information indicates that the device applies on a particular day, for example Friday, the sign does not have effect on a Friday that is a public holiday unless otherwise stated.
(4) In subrule (2) (a) and (b):

"road" does not include a road related area.
(5) Subrule (1) does not apply to the driver of a vehicle in any of the following circumstances:
(a) if the vehicle is a public utility service vehicle,
(b) if the vehicle:
(i) is the subject of a current special event parking permit, and
(ii) is parked in accordance with the terms of the permit, and
(iii) in the case of a printed parking permit--is displaying the permit,
(c) if the vehicle is actually dropping off or picking up passengers or goods.
Note :
"Printed parking permit" and
"public utility service vehicle" are defined in the Dictionary.
(6) This rule does not affect any other parking restrictions that apply within a special event parking area, and those restrictions continue to apply, and may be enforced, accordingly.
(7) In this rule:

"driver" does not include the rider of a bicycle or an animal.

"special event parking permit" means a permit of the kind referred to in clause 95 (2) (e) of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 .
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Note for diagrams : A special event parking area sign or end special event parking area sign may have a different number on the sign--see rule 316 (4).
Note : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .



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