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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 307

Stopping and parking exemption for police vehicles, emergency vehicles, enforcement vehicles, escort vehicles and authorised persons

    (1)     A provision of Part 12 does not apply to the driver of a police vehicle, emergency vehicle, enforcement vehicle or escort vehicle if, in the circumstances—

        (a)     the driver is taking reasonable care; and

        (b)     it is reasonable that the provision should not apply.

Notes

1     "Emergency vehicle", enforcement vehicle , escort vehicle and police vehicle are defined in the dictionary.

2     Part 12 deals with restrictions on stopping and parking.

    (2)     A provision of Part 12 does not apply to a driver who is an authorised person driving a vehicle in the course of their duty as an authorised person if, in the circumstances—

        (a)     the driver is taking reasonable care; and

        (b)     it is reasonable that the provision should not apply.

    (3)     In this rule—

Rule 307(3) def. of authorised person amended by S.R. Nos 87/2018 rule 13, 88/2018 rule 9.

"authorised person" includes—

        (a)     a person who is referred to in section 77(2)(b), (c) or (e) of the Road Safety Act 1986 ; and

        (b)     an officer who is referred to in section 77(4) of that Act; and

        (ba)     a person who is employed in the CPVC and

        (c)     an inspector appointed under section 95 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 ; and

        (d)     a sheriff's officer, the sheriff and the deputy sheriff; and

        (e)     an authorised officer within the meaning of the Victorian Fisheries Authority Act 2016 .

Note

"Authorised person", deputy sheriff , sheriff and sheriff's officer" are defined in the dictionary. "CPVC  is defined in the Road Safety Act 1986 .



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