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This instrument is the Australian Capital Territory National Land (Road Transport) Parking Authority Guidelines 2021.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Registered 01 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Dec-2021
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Australian Capital Territory National Land (Road Transport) Parking Authority Guidelines 2021

I, Gillian Barnes, Chief Executive of the National Capital Authority, establish the following guidelines.

Dated 1 December 2021

Gillian Barnes

Chief Executive of the National Capital Authority

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Parking authority guidelines.......................................................................................... 1

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Australian Capital Territory National Land (Road Transport) Parking Authority Guidelines 2021.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 34(1) of the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulation 2017 (ACT), as applied by the National Land (Road Transport) Ordinance 2014 and as modified by that Ordinance and the Australian Capital Territory National Land (Road Transport) (Parking Authority Guidelines) Rules 2021.

4  Definitions

             (1)  An expression used in this instrument has the same meaning as in the National Land (Road Transport) Ordinance 2014.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (1), an expression used in this instrument has the same meaning as in the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulation 2017 (ACT) (as in force at the commencement of this instrument and as modified by or under the National Land (Road Transport) Ordinance 2014).

5  Parking authority guidelines

             (1)  All signs and road markings used by the parking authority must be consistent with:

                     (a)  the Road Transport (Road Rules) Regulation 2017 (ACT) (as in force at the commencement of this instrument); and

                     (b)  the following Australian Standards published by, or on behalf of, Standards Australia (as in force at the commencement of this instrument):

                              (i)  Australian Standard AS 1742.11:2016, Manual of uniform traffic control devices, Part 11: Parking controls;

                             (ii)  Australian Standard AS 2890.5:2020, Parking facilities, Part 5: On‑street parking; and

                     (c)  the following Australian/New Zealand Standards published jointly by, or on behalf of, Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand (as in force at the commencement of this instrument):

                              (i)  Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2890.1:2004, Parking facilities, Part 1: Off-street car parking;

                             (ii)  Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2890.6:2009, Parking facilities, Part 6: Off-street parking for people with disabilities.

             (2)  The parking authority must advise the NCA chief executive in writing of the parking fees to be charged by the parking authority, and any changes to the fees.

             (3)  The parking authority must clearly identify the parking area as a pay parking area, if the area is a pay parking area.

             (4)  The fees must be clearly displayed at each parking ticket machine within the ticket parking area.

             (5)  If enforcement of the ticket parking area is required, the parking authority must write to the NCA chief executive requesting enforcement by authorised persons.

             (6)  Enforcement of parking permits and mobility parking scheme authorities is to be consistent with practices in ACT Government car parks.

             (7)  The parking authority must submit a plan showing the traffic control devices in the ticket parking area to the NCA chief executive, and must advise the NCA chief executive of any changes to the ticket parking area.

             (8)  The parking authority must notify the NCA chief executive of any parking ticket machine malfunctions immediately so appropriate enforcement arrangements can be made.

             (9)  An example of a parking ticket is to be submitted to the NCA chief executive.

           (10)  The parking authority must notify the NCA chief executive in writing if it wishes to cease operating a ticket parking scheme.

Note:          This instrument must be complied with when operating a ticket parking scheme. The guidelines must continue to be met to ensure parking conditions are enforceable. See subsections 34(3) and 37(1) of the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulation 2017 (ACT) (as in force at the commencement of this instrument).