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111 .         Regulations etc.

        (1)         The Governor may make regulations for any purpose for which regulations are contemplated or required by this Act and may make all such other regulations as may, in his opinion, be necessary or convenient for giving full effect to the provisions of, and for the due administration of, this Act, for the equipment and use of vehicles and for the regulation of traffic, generally.

        (2)         Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the Governor may make regulations —

            (a)         empowering an authority therein named to —

                  (i)         prohibit, and to authorise and regulate, processions; or

                  (ii)         restrict or prohibit the use of such roads, for such periods, as it may specify; or

                  (iii)         erect, establish or display traffic or road signs, road markings, traffic control signals and similar devices; or

            (iiia)         authorise any person or body or class of person or body to erect, establish or display traffic or road signs, road markings, traffic control signals and similar devices, or any class or type thereof, in accordance with the instrument of authorisation;

            (aa)         regulating or prohibiting stock on roads;

            (b)         relating to the duties, obligations, conduct and behaviour of persons in charge, drivers and passengers of vehicles or of any class of vehicle;

            (c)         requiring the drivers and passengers of —

                  (i)         motor vehicles; and

                  (ii)         2-wheeled or 3-wheeled vehicles that are designed to be propelled through a mechanism operated solely by human power; and

                  (iii)         2-wheeled or 3-wheeled vehicles that are power assisted pedal cycles,

                to wear prescribed items of equipment, whether or not the items are items required to be fitted to the vehicles;

        [(d)-(g)         deleted]

            (h)         regulating or prohibiting the parking or standing of vehicles;

        [(i)         deleted]

            (j)         prescribing matters for or in respect of which fees shall be charged or charges shall be made and prescribing the amounts of such fees or charges;

            (k)         imposing penalties not exceeding a fine of 64 PU for a first offence, and not exceeding a fine of 96 PU for any subsequent offence, against any regulation made under this section;

        [(l), (m)         deleted]

            (n)         defining the previous offences that shall be taken into account in determining whether an offence is a first or subsequent offence for the purpose of the regulations.

        [(2a), (2b)         deleted]

        (2c)         The regulations may make it an offence to contravene a condition imposed by or under the regulations, but this subsection does not limit the other consequences that the regulations may attach to a contravention.

        (3)         The regulations may in respect of any fee or charge (whether prescribed by the Act or by the regulations) provide for —

            (a)         exemptions from the requirement to pay the fee or charge; or

            (b)         the fee or charge to be reduced or refunded (in whole or in part); or

            (c)         the payment of the fee or charge to be deferred.

        (4)         The regulations may provide that the exemption, reduction, refund or deferral —

            (a)         only applies in specified circumstances or in respect of specified classes of persons or vehicles; or

            (b)         is at the discretion of the CEO or a specified person; or

            (c)         applies subject to specified requirements being satisfied; or

            (d)         applies subject to conditions —

                  (i)         specified in the regulations; or

                  (ii)         imposed by the CEO or a specified person and specified in a licence or permit.

        (5)         Without limiting subsection (4)(c), the regulations may require a matter to be verified by statutory declaration.

        [Section 111 amended: No. 17 of 1976 s. 4; No. 89 of 1978 s. 19; No. 71 of 1979 s. 17; No. 81 of 1980 s. 10; No. 71 of 1981 s. 6; No. 105 of 1981 s. 18 and 19; No. 82 of 1982 s. 28; No. 95 of 1984 s. 8; No. 11 of 1988 s. 17 and 24; No. 46 of 1991 s. 3; No. 92 of 1994 s. 40; No. 21 of 1995 s. 12; No. 76 of 1996 s. 20(3); No. 50 of 1997 s. 13; No. 57 of 1997 s. 106(3); No. 52 of 1998 s. 5; No. 39 of 2000 s. 46; No. 27 of 2001 s. 5; No. 28 of 2001 s. 23(1); No. 39 of 2007 s. 40; No. 8 of 2012 s. 32 and 36; No. 10 of 2015 s. 5.]

[ 111AA.         Deleted: No. 8 of 2012 s. 33.]

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