Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011

2011/324

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Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 19th day of September 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 167 of the Land Transport Act 1998, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011.

2  Commencement
  • (1) Regulations 5 and 6 come into force at 5 am on 25 March 2012.

    (2) The rest of these regulations come into force on 20 October 2011.

3  Principal regulations amended
4  Schedule 1 amended on 20 October 2011
  • (1) This regulation amends the part of Schedule 1 relating to the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

    (2) The second item relating to clause 3.6(2) is amended by inserting or rider of cycle, moped, or motorcycle after bus.

    (3) The second item relating to clause 3.6(4) is amended by inserting or rider of cycle, moped, or motorcycle after bus.

    (4) The item relating to clause 5.6(1)(a) is amended by omitting the item in the first column and substituting 5.6(1A)(a).

    (5) The item relating to clause 5.6(1)(b) is amended by omitting the item in the first column and substituting 5.6(1A)(b).

    (6) The item set out in Schedule 1 of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to clause 8.4(2)(b).

5  Schedule 1 amended on 25 March 2012
  • (1) This regulation amends the part of Schedule 1 relating to the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

    (2) The item relating to clause 3.2(1)(c) is amended by omitting the item in the second column and substituting Driver facing green disc signal and turning right fails to give way to traffic approaching from the opposite direction and turning left.

    (3) The item relating to clause 4.2(2A) is amended by omitting the item in the second column and substituting Driver of right-turning vehicle fails to give way to an approaching left-turning vehicle.

    (4) The first item set out in Schedule 2 of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to clause 4.2(3).

    (5) The item relating to clause 4.4 is amended by—

    • (a) omitting the item in the first column and substituting 4.4(1); and

    • (b) inserting , cycle path, or shared path after footpath in the item in the second column.

    (6) The second item set out in Schedule 2 of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to clause 4.4(1).

6  Schedule 2 amended on 25 March 2012
  • (1) This regulation amends the part of Part 1 of Schedule 2 relating to the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

    (2) The item relating to clause 4.2(2A) is amended by omitting the item in the third column and substituting Driver of right-turning vehicle fails to give way to an approaching left-turning vehicle.

    (3) The first item set out in Schedule 3 of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to clause 4.2(3).

    (4) The item relating to clause 4.4 is amended by—

    • (a) omitting the item in the second column and substituting 4.4(1); and

    • (b) inserting , cycle path, or shared path after footpath in the item in the third column.

    (5) The second item set out in Schedule 3 of these regulations is inserted after the item relating to clause 4.4(1).


Schedule 1
Item inserted in Schedule 1 on 20 October 2011

r 4(6)

8.4(3) Unauthorised use of flashing lights on school bus sign 500  150 

Schedule 2
Items inserted in Schedule 1 on 25 March 2012

r 5(4), (6)

4.2(4) Driver on terminating road approaching or crossing T-intersection fails to give way to vehicle on continuing road 1,000  150 
4.4(2) Driver fails to give way to vehicle on roadway when exiting driveway 1,000  150 

Schedule 3
Items inserted in Schedule 2 on 25 March 2012

r 6(3), (5)

Enactment Section or regulation General description of offence Number of demerit points
  4.2(4) Driver on terminating road approaching or crossing T-intersection fails to give way to vehicle on continuing road 20
  4.4(2) Driver fails to give way to vehicle on roadway when exiting driveway 20

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations amend the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999. The amendments update the descriptions of certain offences and insert new offences and penalties to match amendments made by the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2011.

Regulations 5 and 6 come into force at 5 am on 25 March 2012. The rest of the regulations come into force on 20 October 2011.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 22 September 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.