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Parking and Traffic Statute 2005

Authoritative Version
200500171 Statutes as made
Provides for the regulation or control of traffic and stationary vehicles on ANU land.
Administered by: DEST
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 6
Registered 04 Mar 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Mar-2005
Tabled Senate08-Mar-2005
Date of repeal 14 Jun 2007
Repealed by Parking and Traffic Statute 2007

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

 

 

Parking and Traffic Statute 20054

(200500171)

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The Council of The the Australian National University makes the following Statute under section 51 of the Australian National University Act 1991.

 

 

 

Dated: 25 February                                 200543.

 

 

 

 

Peter Baume AO

Chancellor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 The Council of The the Australian National University

[GENERAL NOTE: This Statute is made by the Council under section 51 of the Australian National University Act 1991 (“the ANU Act”).  It should be read in conjunction with Australian Capital Territory road transport legislation (which applies within the University and includes, but is not limited to, the following Acts :

            (a)        the Road Transport (General) Act 1999;

            (b)        the Road Transport (Alcohol and Drugs) Act 1977;

            (c)        the Road Transport (Dimensions and Mass) Act 1990;

            (d)        the Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Act 1999;

            (e)        the Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001;

            (f)         the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999;

            (g)        the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act 1999.).

This legislation incorporates and gives effect to the Australian Road Rules (the publication known as the Australian Road Rules, ISBN 0 7240 8874 1, published by the National Road Transport Commission on 19 October 1999).  In accordance with the ANU Act, this Statute enacts supplementary legislation for the regulation or control of traffic, or of the parking, stopping, standing or leaving of vehicles, on land occupied by the University.  The fees specified in this Statute are exclusive of any government fees and charges.]


 

Parking and Traffic Statute 200320054

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PART 1 — PRELIMINARY. 54

1       Name of Statute. 54

2       Commencement 54

3       Interpretation. 54

PART 2 — TRAFFIC SIGNS, ROAD MARKINGS, ETC. 98

4       Traffic signs and road markings. 98

5       Damage, removal, etc. of traffic signs, etc. 109

PART 3 — PARKING AND PARKING PERMITS. 109

6       Parking permits. 109

7       Parking labels. 1110

8       Authorised vehicles. 1110

9       Permit parking areas. 1211

10     Permit or label lost, destroyed etc. 1211

11     Interfering with, or removing, parking label 1211

12     Tampering or interfering with, or falsifying, parking permit 1211

13     Surrender of permits. 1312

PART 4 — VOUCHER PARKING. 1312

14     Voucher vending machines. 1312

15     Parking fees. 1312

16     Purchase and display of vouchers. 1312

17     Interference with displayed parking vouchers. 1413

18     Abuse of voucher vending machines. 1514

19     Unauthorised installation of, or interference with, voucher vending machines. 1514

20     Unauthorised removal of voucher vending machines. 1514

21     Evidence of authorised installation of voucher vending machines. 1514

22     Suspension of operation of certain provisions. 1514

23     Circumstances in which section 16 not contravened. 1514

PART 5 — TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT. 1615

24     Traffic control equipment 1615

25     Abuse of traffic control equipment 1615

26     Unauthorised installation of, or interference with, traffic control equipment 1615

27     Unauthorised removal etc., of traffic control equipment 1615

28     Evidence of authorised installation of traffic control equipment 1716

PART 6 – PARKING GENERALLY. 1716

29     Regulation of parking in off-street parking areas. 1716

30     Parking in loading zones. 1716

31     Driving, etc., motor vehicles otherwise than on roads, etc., prohibited. 1817

32     Stopping, etc. adjacent to boundary of road. 1817

33     Stopping and parking in roads regulated by traffic signs, etc. 1817

34     Bus stops. 1918

35     Parking and stopping in off-street parking areas and other places. 1918

36     Motor vehicles not to be stopped or parked dangerously, etc. 2019

PART 7 — REGULATION OF BICYCLES ON UNIVERSITY LAND. 2019

37     Bicycles: traffic signs. 2019

38     Bicycles: helmets to be worn. 2120

39     Bicycles: lifting of restrictions. 2120

PART 8 — INFRINGEMENT NOTICES etc. 2120

40     Definitions for this Part 2120

41     Infringement notice: motor vehicles. 2120

42     Infringement notice: bicycle riders. 2221

43     Infringement notice: content 2221

44     Infringement notice: extension of time to pay. 2322

45     Infringement notice: withdrawal 2322

46     Infringement notice: payment 2423

47     Infringement notice: payment after reminder 2423

48     Infringement notice: payment discharges liability. 2524

49     Infringement notice: withdrawn after payment 2524

50     Reminder notices. 2524

51     Service more than once. 2726

52     Declaration of liability by Court 2726

53     Liability of owner and actual offender for infringement 2827

54     Copy of statutory declaration to be served with summons. 3029

55     Court proceedings not prejudicial 3029

56     Effect of Part 3029

PART 9 — MISCELLANEOUS. 3029

57     Designated authority may suspend parking restrictions. 3029

58     Evidence of registration of motor vehicle. 3130

59     Powers and duties of officers. 3130

60     Removal of motor vehicles causing obstruction, etc. 3130

61     Offences. 3130

62     Recovery of costs. 3231

63     Delegation. 3231

64     Transitional – saving of forms. 3231

65     Repeal 3231

PART 1 -- PRELIMINARY.

1       Name of Statute.

2       Commencement

3       Interpretation.

PART 2 – TRAFFIC SIGNS, ROAD MARKINGS, ETC.

4       Traffic signs and road markings.

5       Damage, removal, etc. of traffic signs, etc.

PART 3 – PARKING AND PARKING PERMITS.

6       Parking permits.

7       Parking labels.

8       Authorised vehicles.

9       Permit parking areas.

10     Permit or label lost, destroyed etc.

11     Interfering with, or removing, parking label

12     Tampering or interfering with, or falsifying, parking permit

13     Surrender of permits.

PART 4 — VOUCHER PARKING.

14     Voucher vending machines.

15     Parking fees.

16     Purchase and display of vouchers.

17     Interference with displayed parking vouchers.

18     Abuse of voucher vending machines.

19     Unauthorised installation of, or interference with, voucher vending machines.

20     Unauthorised removal of voucher vending machines.

21     Evidence of authorised installation of voucher vending machines.

22     Suspension of operation of certain provisions.

23     Circumstances in which section 16 not contravened.

PART 5 – TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT.

24     Traffic control equipment

25     Abuse of traffic control equipment

26     Unauthorised installation of, or interference with, traffic control equipment

27     Unauthorised removal etc., of traffic control equipment

28     Evidence of authorised installation of traffic control equipment

PART 6 – PARKING GENERALLY.

29     Regulation of parking in off-street parking areas.

30     Parking in loading zones.

31     Driving, etc., motor vehicles otherwise than on roads, etc., prohibited.

32     Stopping, etc. adjacent to boundary of road.

33     Stopping and parking in roads regulated by traffic signs, etc.

34     Bus stops.

35     Parking and stopping in off-street parking areas and other places.

36     Motor vehicles not to be stopped or parked dangerously, etc.

PART 7 -- REGULATION OF BICYCLES ON UNIVERSITY LAND.

37     Bicycles: traffic signs.

38     Bicycles: helmets to be worn.

39     Bicycles: lifting of restrictions.

PART 8 –  INFRINGEMENT NOTICES etc.

40     Definitions for this Part

41     Infringement notice: motor vehicles.

42     Infringement notice: bicycle riders.

43     Infringement notice: content

44     Infringement notice: extension of time to pay.

45     Infringement notice: withdrawal

46     Infringement notice: payment

47     Infringement notice: payment after reminder

48     Infringement notice: payment discharges liability.

49     Infringement notice: withdrawn after payment

50     Reminder notices.

51     Service more than once.

52     Declaration of liability by Court

53     Liability of owner and actual offender for infringement

54     Copy of statutory declaration to be served with summons.

55     Court proceedings not prejudicial

56     Effect of Part

PART 9 -- MISCELLANEOUS.

57     Designated authority may suspend parking restrictions.

58     Evidence of registration of motor vehicle.

59     Powers and duties of officers.

60     Removal of motor vehicles causing obstruction, etc.

61     Offences.

62     Recovery of costs.

63     Delegation.

64     Transitional – saving of forms.

65     Repeal


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PART 1 -- PRELIMINARY. 45

1       Name of Statute. 45

2       Commencement 45

3       Interpretation. 45

PART 2 – TRAFFIC SIGNS, ROAD MARKINGS, ETC. 81110

4       Traffic signs and road markings. 81110

5       Damage, removal, etc. of traffic signs, etc. 911

PART 3 – PARKING AND PARKING PERMITS. 912

6       Parking permits. 912

7       Parking labels. 1013

8       Authorised vehicles. 1013

9       Permit parking areas. 1114

10     Permit or label lost, destroyed etc. 1114

11     Interfering with, or removing, parking label 1114

12     Tampering or interfering with, or falsifying, parking permit 121514

13     Surrender of permits. 1215

PART 4 — VOUCHER PARKING. 121615

14     Voucher vending machines. 121615

15     Parking fees. 121615

16     Purchase and display of vouchers. 1316

17     Interference with displayed parking vouchers. 1317

18     Abuse of voucher vending machines. 141817

19     Unauthorised installation of, or interference with, voucher vending machines. 1418

20     Unauthorised removal of voucher vending machines. 1418

21     Evidence of authorised installation of voucher vending machines. 1418

22     Suspension of operation of certain provisions. 1418

23     Circumstances in which section 16 not contravened. 151918

PART 5 – TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT. 1519

24     Traffic control equipment 1519

25     Abuse of traffic control equipment 1519

26     Unauthorised installation of, or interference with, traffic control equipment 152019

27     Unauthorised removal of traffic control equipment 1620

28     Evidence of authorised installation of traffic control equipment 1620

PART 6 – PARKING GENERALLY. 1620

29     Further regulation of parking in off-street parking areas. 1620

30     Parking in loading zones. 1621

31     Driving, etc., motor vehicles otherwise than on roads, etc., prohibited. 1721

32     Stopping, etc. adjacent to boundary of road. 172221

33     Stopping and parking in roads regulated by traffic signs, etc. 1722

34     Bus stops. 192423

35     Parking and stopping in off-street parking areas and other places. 192423

36     Motor vehicles not to be stopped or parked dangerously, etc. 192524

PART 7 -- REGULATION OF BICYCLES ON UNIVERSITY LAND. 202524

37     Bicycles: traffic signs. 202524

39     Bicycles: lifting of restrictions. 2025

PART 8 – INFRINGEMENTS AND INFRINGEMENT NOTICES. 202625

40     Definitions for this Part 202625

41     Infringement notice: service: motor vehicles. 212625

42     Infringement notice: bicycle riders. 212726

43     Infringement notice: content 2227

44     Infringement notice: extension of time to pay. 232928

45     Infringement notice: withdrawal 232928

46     Infringement notice: payment 2329

47     Infringement notice: payment after reminder 243029

48     Infringement notice: payment discharges liability. 2430

49     Infringement notice: withdrawn after payment 253130

50     Reminder notices. 2531

51     Service more than once. 2633

52     Declaration of liability by Court 2633

53     Liability of owner and actual offender for infringement 2734

54     Copy of statutory declaration to be served with summons. 293736

55     Court proceedings not prejudicial 293736

56     Effect of Part 293836

PART 9 -- MISCELLANEOUS. 303837

57     Designated authority may suspend parking restrictions. 303837

58     Evidence of registration of motor vehicle. 303837

59     Powers and duties of officers. 303837

60     Removal of motor vehicles causing obstruction, etc. 303937

61     Offences. 313938

62     Recovery of costs. 313938

63     Delegation. 314038

64     Transitional – saving of forms. 314039

65     Repeal 314039


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1A         Name of Statute. 5

PART 1 -- PRELIMINARY. 5

1       Interpretation. 5

PART 2 – TRAFFIC SIGNS, ROAD MARKINGS, ETC. 11

2       Traffic signs and road markings. 11

3       Damage, removal, etc. of traffic signs, etc. 12

PART 3 – PARKING AND PARKING PERMITS. 13

4       Parking permits and labels. 13

5       Surrender of permits. 15

6       Driving, etc., motor vehicles otherwise than on roads, etc., prohibited. 16

7       Stopping, etc. adjacent to boundary of road. 16

8       Stopping and parking in roads regulated by traffic signs, etc. 16

9       Bus stops. 18

10     Parking and stopping in off-street parking areas and other places. 18

PART 4 — VOUCHER PARKING. 19

10A        Voucher vending machines. 19

10B        Parking fees. 19

10C        Purchase and display of vouchers. 19

10D        Interference with displayed parking vouchers. 20

10E        Abuse of voucher vending machines. 21

10F        Unauthorised installation of or interference with voucher vending machines. 21

10G        Unauthorised removal of voucher vending machines. 21

10H        Evidence of authorised installation of voucher vending machines. 22

10I         Suspension of operation of certain provisions. 22

10J        Circumstances in which section 10C not contravened. 22

PART 4 – TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT. 23

10K        Traffic control equipment 23

10L        Abuse of traffic control equipment 23

10M       Unauthorised installation of or interference with traffic control equipment 23

10N        Unauthorised removal of traffic control equipment 23

10O       Evidence of authorised installation of traffic control equipment 23

PART 5 – PARKING GENERALLY. 24

11     Further regulation of parking in off-street parking areas. 24

12     Parking in loading zones. 24

13     Motor vehicles not to be stopped or parked dangerously, etc. 25

PART 6 – INFRINGEMENTS AND INFRINGEMENT NOTICES. 25

14     Liability of owner and actual offender for infringement 25

15     Copy of statutory declaration to be served with summons. 27

16     Offences. 28

17     Infringement notices and reminder notices. 28

PART 7 -- REGULATION OF BICYCLES ON UNIVERSITY LAND. 35

17A        Bicycles: traffic signs. 35

18     Bicycles: service of infringement notice. 36

19     Bicycles: contents of infringement notice. 36

20     Bicycles: procedure on receipt of infringement notice or reminder notice. 38

21     Bicycles: reminder notice. 39

22     Bicycles: payment of infringement notice or reminder notice. 40

23     Bicycles: application of section 14 etc. 41

24     Bicycles: interpretation. 42

25     Bicycles: lifting of restrictions. 43

PART 8 -- MISCELLANEOUS. 43

26     Evidence of registration of motor vehicle. 43

27     Powers and duties of officers. 43

28     Removal of motor vehicles causing obstruction, etc. 44

29     Recovery of costs. 44

30     Delegation. 44

31     Transitional 45

32     Repeal 45


PART 1 PRELIMINARY

1       Name of Statute

1 (1)    This Statute is the Parking and Traffic Statute 20054.*

2       Commencement

2 (1)    This Statute commences on  commences on the day after it is registered.

1A     Name of Statute

1A.       This Statute is the Parking and Traffic Statute 2003.

PART 1 -- PRELIMINARY

13     Interpretation

1. 3 (1)            In this Statute, unless the contrary intention appears:

authorised vehicle means a motor vehicle:

              (a)   in respect of which a decision under subsection 4 8 (5A1) or (5C3) is in force; or

              (b)   that, through an action taken by or on behalf of an appropriate authority of the Australian Capital Territory, the Commonwealth or a State, is to be taken to be a motor vehicle used by a disabled person;

authorised vehicle label means a label issued in respect of the motor vehicle that:

              (a)   if the label is issued by the designated authority bears the words “AUTHORISED” and contains such numbers, symbols or other matter as the designated authority determines; or

              (b)   if the label is issued by an authority authorised by the designated authority under subsection 4 8 (5B2) to decide that a motor vehicle is an authorised vehicle—bears words indicating that the motor vehicle has been determined by that authority to be an authorised vehicle and is in a form approved, in writing, by the designated authority; or

              (c)   if the label is issued by or on behalf of an appropriate authority of the Australian Capital Territory, the Commonwealth or State because the motor vehicle is used by a disabled person—bears words to the effect that it is so used;

authorised vehicle sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “RESERVED PARKING AUTHORISED VEHICLE PARKING ONLY”;

bicycle means a vehicle with 1 or more wheels that is built to be propelled by human power through a belt, chain or gears (whether or not it has an auxiliary motor), and:

              (a)   includes a pedicab, penny-farthing, scooter, tricycle and unicycle; but

              (b)   does not include a wheelchair, wheeled recreational device, wheeled toy, or any vehicle with an auxiliary motor capable of generating a power output of over 200 watts (whether or not the motor is operating);

bicycle parking sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “BICYCLE PARKING”;

bus stop means the area to which a bus stop sign relates;

bus stop sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “BUS STOP”;

bus zone sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “BUS ZONE”;

clearway sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “CLEARWAY” with or without either or both of the following:

              (a)   an inscription indicating the days or times when it applies;

              (b)   an inscription indicating the times when the area to which the sign relates is a clearway zone;

combination means a group of vehicles consisting of a motor vehicle connected to 1 or more vehicles;

controlled parking hours, in relation to parking, means the hours printed or marked on the relevant voucher vending machine or permissive parking sign;

Court means the Magistrates Court established pursuant tounder the Magistrates Court (Civil Jurisdiction) Act 1982 of the Australian Capital Territory;

designated authority means the Vice-Chancellor or the Vice-Chancellor's nominee;

determined fee, in relation to voucher parking, means the fee determined under section 10B15;

drive includes be in control of;

driver, for a vehicle, is the person who is driving the vehicle (except a motor bike, bicycle, animal or animal-drawn vehicle) other than a person pushing a motorised wheelchair;

edge line, for a road, means a line marked along the road at or near the far left or far right of the road (except any part of the kerb of a road);

infringement means a contravention of any of the provisions of sections 6 to 13, inclusive or the provisions of Part 7this Statute;

infringement notice means an infringement notice given under section 17 or 18under Part 8;

loading zone means a length of a road or off-street parking area to which a loading zone sign applies;

loading zone sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “LOADING ZONE” with or without either or both of the following:

              (a)   an inscription indicating a period for which a person may park a vehicle in the loading zone to which the sign relates;

              (b)   an inscription indicating the times when the area to which the sign relates is a loading zone;

mail zone sign means a traffic sign or road marking bearing the words “MAIL ZONE”;

minibus zone sign means a traffic sign or road marking bearing the words MINIBUS ZONEMINIBUS ZONE or “UNISAFE BUS STOP;

motor bike means a motor vehicle with 2 wheels, and includes:

              (a)   a 2-wheeled vehicle with a sidecar attached to it that is supported by a third wheel; and

              (b)   a vehicle with 3 wheels that is ridden in the same way as a vehicle with 2 wheels;

motor bike parking sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “MOTOR BIKE PARKING”;

motor vehicle means a vehicle that is built to be propelled by a motor that forms part of the vehicle, including an object that was designed or adapted for use as a vehicle, but is incapable of being so used because:

              (a)   a part has, or parts have, been removed from it; or

              (b)   it is in a wrecked or damaged condition;.

no entry sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “NO ENTRY”;

no exit sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “NO EXIT”;

no parking sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “NO PARKING”, with or without an inscription indicating the times when parking is prohibited;

no stopping sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “NO STOPPING”, with or without an inscription indicating the times when stopping is prohibited;

officer means a traffic officer appointed by the designated authority for the purposes of giving effect to this Statute;

off-street parking area means an area of University land, not being a road or part of a road, determined by the designated authority by instrument in writing, to be an off-street parking area, and includes the entrances to, the exits from, and the passage-ways in such an area;

park, in relation to a vehicle, means cause or permit the vehicle to remain stationary while not under the control of the driver, and parked and parking have corresponding meanings;

parking control sign means any of the following:

              (a)   an authorised vehicle sign;

              (b)   a bicycle parking sign;

              (c)   a bus zone sign;

              (d)   a clearway sign;

              (e)   a loading zone sign;

               (f)   a mail zone sign;

              (g)   a minibus zone sign;

              (h)   a motor bike parking sign;

               (i)   a no parking sign;

               (j)   a no stopping sign;

              (k)   a people with disabilities parking sign;

               (l)   a permissive parking sign;

             (m)   a permit parking sign;

              (n)   a taxi zone sign;

              (o)   a truck zone sign;

              (p)   a works zone sign.

permit parking sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “PERMIT PARKING” with or without any relevant inscription, including an inscription indicating the particular parking label or labels required to be displayed in or on the vehicle permitted to be parked in accordance with the sign;

permissive parking sign means a traffic sign bearing the an indication of the time limits for which parking is permitted in the place to which the sign relateswords “[what – parking to insert];

parking voucher means a document which authorises the standing or parking of a vehicle on a road or in an off-street parking area, being a document the issue of which is authorised under section 10C15;

people with disabilities parking sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “RESERVED PARKING AUTHORISED VEHICLES ONLY” and a picture of a person seated in a wheelchair;

reminder notice  means a reminder notice under Part 8;

rider means a person who is riding a bicycle except a passenger or a person walking beside and pushing a bicycle;

road means a street, road or lane (including a street, road or lane on or forming part of a bridge), including a gutter of that street, road or lane that forms part of the University land;

road marking means a word, figure, mark, line, symbol, sign or other device marked on the road or the kerb of a road, or on any part of an off-street parking area or other area of University land, in accordance with this Statute, and includes any reflective material used in so marking the line, symbol, sign or other device;

taxi zone sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “TAXI ZONE”;

traffic control equipment means a device used to regulate traffic including, but not limited to:

              (a)   a bollard; or

              (b)   a boom gate; or

              (c)   a roller door; or

              (d)   electronic components and systems used to operate a bollard, boom gate or roller door;

traffic sign means a board, plate, screen, sign, signal, flag, notice, beacon or other device whether or not illuminated:

              (a)   bearing approved markings, being-

                           (i)   the letters “A N U” or a representation of the Arms of the University; and

                          (ii)   any other inscription consisting wholly of words or other symbols, or partly of words and partly of other symbols, authorised by this Statute; and

              (b)   erected, placed or displayed on, near or above a road, or in another area of University land, in accordance with this Statute;

truck zone sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “TRUCK ZONE”;

University land means the land occupied by the University in the Australian Capital Territory;

vehicle includes:

              (a)   a motor vehicle, trailer and tram; and

              (b)   a bicycle; and

              (c)   an animal-drawn vehicle, and an animal that is being ridden or drawing a vehicle; and

              (d)   a combination; and

              (e)   a motorised wheelchair that can travel at over 10 kilometres per hour (on level ground);

but does not include another kind of wheelchair, a train, or a wheeled recreational device or wheeled toy.;

voucher vending machine means a machine that is designed to dispense a parking voucher to a person who pays a fee;

wheelchair means a chair mounted on 2 or more wheels that is built to transport a person who is unable to walk or has difficulty in walking, but does not include a pram, stroller or trolley;

wheeled recreational device means a wheeled device, built to transport a person, propelled by human power or gravity, and ordinarily used for recreation or play, and:

              (a)   includes rollerblades, roller skates, skateboards or similar wheeled devices; but

              (b)   does not include a golf buggy, pram, stroller or trolley, or a bicycle, wheelchair or wheeled toy;

wheeled toy means a child’s pedal car, scooter or tricycle or a similar toy, but only when it is being used only by a child who is under 12 years old;

works zone sign means a traffic sign bearing the words “WORKS ZONE”.

 (2) If a traffic sign has beenis temporarily covered with a hood bearing approved markings, as specified in paragraph (a) of the definition of traffic sign that traffic sign is, whilst it ise so covered, to be taken for the purposes of this Statute, to be a traffic sign having effect according to the tenor of those approved markings.

 (3) An arrow inscribed on a traffic sign erected on a side of a road otherwise than parallel to the boundary of the road is to be taken to be pointing on that side in the direction in which it would point if the sign were turned through an angle of not more than 90 degrees until parallel to that boundary and facing the middle of that road.

 (4) For the purposes of this Statute, tThe area, being a part of a road of another area of University land, to which a traffic sign (being a sign inscribed with an arrow) relates is:

              (a)   the area bounded by:

                           (i)   the part of the boundary of the road, or the part of the boundary of that other area, on or near which the sign is erected or displayed, between that sign and another such sign erected or displayed on or near the same boundary nearest in the direction indicated by the arrow; and

                          (ii)   road markings adjacent to that boundary or part of that boundary; or

              (b)   a bay for the parking of a motor vehicle marked by road markings on the road or other place in which the sign is erected or displayed between that sign and another such sign erected or displayed in that street or other area nearest in the direction indicated by the arrow; or

              (c)   the area bounded by:

                           (i)   the part of the boundary of the road or the part of the boundary of the other area, on or near which the sign is erected or displayed, between that sign and another such sign erected or displayed on or near the same boundary nearest in the direction indicated by the arrow; and

                          (ii)   imaginary lines drawn adjacent and at right angles to that boundary and half way across the road or other area; and

                         (iii)   imaginary lines joining the extremities of the lines referred to in subparagraph (ii);

as the case requires.

(5) If there are two or more joint owners or part owners of a motor vehicle, each joint owner or part owner is to be regarded, for the purposes of this Statute, as the owner of the motor vehicle. (5) However, the area, being a part of a road ofr another area of University land, to which a traffic sign (being a sign regulating traffic “beyond this point”) relates is the area being part of the boundary of the road, or the part of the boundary of another area ofof University land,  other area, in front of which the sign is erected or displayed, and bounded by the boundary of the road or other area of University land, as the case requires.

(6) If there are 2 or more joint owners or part owners of a motor vehicle, each joint owner or part owner is to be regarded, for the purposes of this Statute, as the owner of the motor vehicle.

 

PART 2 TRAFFIC SIGNS, ROAD MARKINGS, ETC

24     Traffic signs and road markings

2. 4 (1) The designated authority may authorise:

              (a)   the erection, placing or displaying on, near or above a road, or in another area of University land, of a traffic sign; or

              (b)   the temporary covering of an existing traffic sign that is on, near or above a road, or in another area of University land with a hood bearing approved markings, as specified described in paragraph (a) of the definition of traffic sign in subsection 13 (1),);

to regulate, prohibit or restrict the stopping or parking of motor vehicles or to specify the manner in which motor vehicles may be parked in the road or other area.

 (2) The designated authority may authorise the marking placing of a road marking on a road or kerb of a road, or on any part of another area of University land, for the purposes of a provision of this Statute, and either alone or in combination with a traffic sign.

 (3) The designated authority may suspend an authorisation in relation to a traffic sign on, near or above a road or in another area:

              (a)   while the road or other area or a portion of the road is being repaired or maintained; or

              (b)   for a period determined by the designated authority;,

and, for the period of the suspension, the traffic sign to which the authorisation relates ceases to be a traffic sign and the designated authority must cause it to be removed or covered up.

 (4) The designated authority may, from time to time, remove an authorisation, determination or suspension in relation to a traffic sign or road marking and, if the authorisation for a traffic sign or road marking is revoked, the designated authority must cause the traffic sign to be removed or the road marking to be obliterated, as the case requires.

35     Damage, removal, etc. of traffic signs, etc.

3.5 (1) A person must not:

              (a)   erect, place or display a board, plate, sign, signal, flag, notice, beacon, gate or other device that may be mistaken for a traffic sign on, near or above any road or other area of University land, unless it is a traffic sign and the person is giving effect to an authorisation of the designated authority under section 24; or

              (b)   mark a word, figure, mark, line, symbol, sign or other device that may be mistaken for a road marking on any part of a road or other area of University land, unless the person is giving effect to an authorisation of the designated authority under that section; or