This legislation has been repealed.
- As at 21 September 2005 - Act 18 of 1999 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Long Title PART 1 - PRELIMINARY Note 1. Name of Act 2. Commencement 3. Definitions 4. Notes PART 2 - ADMINISTRATION OF ROAD TRANSPORT LEGISLATION Division 1 - Road transport legislation 5. What is the road transport legislation? Division 2 - Inter-relationship between road transport legislation and other law 6. General relationship with other laws Division 3 - Responsible persons for vehicles under road transport legislation 7. Who is a responsible person for a vehicle 8. Rights, liabilities and obligations of multiple responsible persons Division 4 - Alteration of scope of operation of road transport legislation 9. Power to include or exclude areas in road transport legislation 10. Power to exclude vehicles, persons or animals from road transport legislation 11. Consultation required with Minister administering Motor Accidents Act 1988 in certain cases 12. Application orders and emergency orders 13. Authority to maintain database of declarations and orders made under this Division Division 5 - Authority documents 14. Authority may issue single authority document to authorised officers PART 3 - ENFORCEMENT OF ROAD TRANSPORT LEGISLATION AND OTHER LEGISLATION Division 1 - Penalty notices 15. Penalty notices for certain offences 16. Service of penalty notices 17. Payment of penalty notices 18. Effect of Division on other kinds of proceedings Division 2 - Production of licences and identification of drivers and passengers 19. Authorised officer may require production of driver licence and name and address from driver or rider 20. Authorised officer may require production of driver licence and name and address from certain passengers 21. Authorised officer may require responsible person for vehicle and others to disclose identity of driver who commits offence 22. Production of driver licence to court 23. Unauthorised demand for production of driver licence Division 3 - Licence disqualification Subdivision 1 - General 24. Court may impose penalty and disqualify driver on conviction 25. Disqualification for certain major offences Subdivision 2 - Use of interlock devices as alternative to disqualification 25A. Interpretation 25B. Subdivision does not apply to habitual traffic offenders 25C. Disqualification period may be suspended for participation in interlock program 25D. When person may participate in interlock program 25E. Entitlement to apply for interlock driver licence 25F. When disqualification suspension order has effect 25G. Participation in an interlock program 25H. Effect of successful participation in interlock program Subdivision 3 - Effect of disqualification 26. Effect of disqualification Division 4 - Habitual traffic offenders 27. Relevant offences 28. Declaration of persons as habitual traffic offenders 29. Warning to be given to persons liable to be declared habitual traffic offenders 30. Period of disqualification of habitual traffic offender 31. Quashing of declaration and bar against appeals 32. Disqualification in addition to any other penalty Division 5 - Suspension of licences and visiting driver privileges 33. Suspension of licence by Commissioner of Police 34. Immediate suspension of licence in certain circumstances 35. Suspension of driving privileges of visiting driver Division 6 - Downgrading of licences 36. Downgrading of driver licences Division 7 - Compensation orders by courts in respect of offences under road transport legislation 37. Court may order compensation for damages and other losses 38. Compensation for loss of time Division 8 - Detention, impounding and forfeiture of vehicles 39. Removal and impounding of vehicles used for certain offences 40. Impounding or forfeiture of vehicles on finding of guilt or admission of offence 41. Search warrants Division 9 - Imputed liability for certain offences under road transport legislation 42. Directors and managers liable for offences committed by corporations 43. Liability of responsible person for vehicle for designated offences Division 10 - Service of documents 44. Service of documents on persons generally 45. Lodgment of documents with Authority Division 11 - Evidentiary provisions in relation to road transport legislation 46. Certificate evidence and other evidentiary provisions Division 12 - Proceedings for offences under road transport legislation 47. Proceedings for offences Division 13 - Review of decisions under road transport legislation 48. Review by Administrative Decisions Tribunal of certain decisions made under road transport legislation Division 14 - Personal liability for carrying out duties under road transport legislation 49. Indemnity from personal liability for honest and good faith carrying out of duties PART 4 - FURTHER PROVISIONS CONCERNING VEHICLES, ROADS AND ROAD RELATED AREAS Division 1 - Police powers 50. Power of entry for tracing stolen motor vehicles or trailers or their parts 51. Use of tyre deflation devices in police pursuits Division 2 - Unauthorised use of vehicles 52. Motor vehicles or trailers not to be used without consent of owner 53. Procuring or hire of motor vehicle or trailer by fraud or misrepresentation Division 3 - Written off and wrecked motor vehicles 54. Object of this Division 55. Definitions 56. Meaning of “wrecked” 57. Meaning of “written off” 58. Register of written off and wrecked motor vehicles 59. Insurers to provide written off motor vehicle information to Authority 60. Auto-dismantlers to provide wrecked motor vehicle information to Authority 61. Dealers to provide motor vehicle information to Authority 62. Regulations may extend obligation to provide information under this Division to others 63. False or misleading information 64. Unauthorised access to or interference with register 65. Unauthorised disclosure of information 66. Removal of vehicle identifiers 67. Authority may refuse to register motor vehicle that has written off or wrecked vehicle identifier 68. Variations to Division 69. Exemptions PART 5 - MISCELLANEOUS 70. Act to bind Crown 71. Regulations 72. Regulations may exclude vehicles, animals and persons from this Act or the regulations 73. Unpaid charges and fees 74. Savings, transitional and other provisions 75. Review of Act SCHEDULE 1 SCHEDULE 1A SCHEDULE 2