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Public Roads and Public Notices Act 1913 (NI)

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Act No. 23 of 1913
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This is an Act of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Registered 09 Dec 2015

 

 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

PUBLIC ROADS AND PUBLIC NOTICES ACT 1913

 

[Consolidated as at 20 August 2013

on the authority of the Administrator

and in accordance with

the Enactments Reprinting Act 1980]

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TABLE OF PROVISIONS

 

 

      1.         Short title

      2.         Public roads

      3.         Crossing from private land to a road to be by way of approved bridgeway

      4.         Obstruction of road or footway

5.                  Riding and driving on roads

6.                  Riding or driving so as to endanger safety of persons

7.                  Driving furiously after dark

8.                  Defacing public notices

 

 

 


 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

Public Roads and Public Notices Act 1913

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Short title

      1.         This Act may be cited as the Public Roads and Public Notices Act 1913.

Public roads

      2.         Whosoever wilfully damages or injures a water-table of any public road, or in any way obstructs the flow of water in any such water-table shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $4.

Crossing from private land to a road to be by way of approved bridgeway

      3.         Any person crossing by horses or wheeled vehicles a water-table of any public road as a way to or from his house or land shall build a bridge-way over such water-table of a width and construction approved by the Minister, and shall use such bridge-way for such crossing, and if he fails to comply with this section he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $4.

Obstruction of road or footway

      4.         Whosoever places any obstruction on or across any public road or footway shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $10, unless he proves that such obstruction was so placed by the leave or under the authority of the Minister.

Riding and driving on roads

      5.         Whosoever drives a wheeled vehicle on a public road or place at any time after sundown and before sunrise without having on such vehicle a bright light visible to persons meeting such vehicle shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $4.

Riding or driving so as to endanger safety of persons

      6.         Whosoever rides or drives at any time on any public road or place so negligently or furiously as to endanger the safety of any person, or of the public, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $6.

Driving furiously after dark

      7.         Whosoever after sundown and before sunrise rides or drives furiously on any public road or place shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $4.

Defacing public notices

      8.         Whosoever wilfully tears down or defaces any public notice posted by lawful authority for public information shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $4.

 


 

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NOTES

The Public Roads and Public Notices Act 1913 as shown in this consolidation comprises Act No. 23 of 1913 and amendments as indicated in the Tables below.

Enactment

Number and year

Date of commencement

Application saving or transitional provision

Public Roads and Public Notices Act 1913

23, 1913

24.12.1913

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Roads and Public Notices Act 1936

8, 1936

31.3.1936

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendments Incorporation Act 1963

2, 1963

28.3.1963

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinances Revision Act 1964

6, 1964

30.6.1964

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 1 January 1965

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acts Revision (Decimal Currency) Act 1980

31, 1980

15.1.1981

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision (Self-Government) No. 5 Act 1991

19, 1991

31.12.1991

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[previously consolidated as at 20 August 2008]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interpretation (Amendment) Act 2012

[to substitute throughout —Commonwealth Minister for Minister; and to substitute Minister for executive member]

14, 2012

28.12.12

 

 

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Table of Amendments

 

ad =    added or inserted

am = amended

rep = repealed

rs =      repealed and substituted

Provisions affected

     How affected

1

am

2, 1963; 6, 1964

2

am

31, 1980

3

am

8, 1936; 31, 1980; 19, 1991

4

am

8, 1936;  31, 1980; 19, 1991

5

am

31, 1980

6

am

31, 1980

7

am

31, 1980

8

am

31, 1980

 

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