This legislation has been repealed.
(1) The Commissioner
of Main Roads may erect, establish or display, and may alter or take down any
traffic sign or traffic-control signal.
(2) The Commissioner
of Main Roads may authorize the Council of any municipality to erect,
establish, display, alter or take down any particular traffic sign or traffic
control-signal or of traffic signs or traffic-control signals of a class or
type of classes or types specified in his instrument of authorization.
(3) A person shall
not, without the consent of the Commissioner of Main Roads, remove, take down,
damage, deface or interfere with any traffic sign or traffic-control signal.
(4) A person shall not
erect, establish, place, maintain or display, on a road, or in the view of any
person on a road, anything that —
(a) is a
false representation of, or a colourable imitation of, a traffic sign or
interferes with the effectiveness of, or of any part of, a traffic sign or
prevents an approaching driver from clearly distinguishing the whole, or part,
of a traffic sign or traffic-control signal;
distracts his attention from a traffic sign or traffic-control signal; or
being a traffic sign, displays a word or direction ordinarily associated with
a traffic sign.
any other provision of these regulations, a traffic sign or traffic-control
signal that was erected prior to the coming into operation of these
regulations, shall be a valid and effective traffic sign or traffic-control
signal for the purposes of these regulations.
(6) The provisions of
this regulation do not apply to the erection of road direction signs by any
duly incorporated association or union of motorists approved by the Minister.
the foregoing provisions of this regulation, where, for the purpose of
temporarily controlling traffic it is expedient to do so, a member of the
Police Force or Warden, may erect or cause to be erected, signs regulating the
parking or standing of vehicles and any sign so erected shall be a valid and
effective traffic sign for the purposes of these regulations.
[Regulation 301 amended in Gazette
31 December 1975 p.4705; 2 February 1982 p.399.]