Land Transport Act 1998

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22AC Minister may amend, replace, or disallow bylaws

(1)

The Minister may, by notice, amend, replace, or disallow, either wholly or in part, any bylaw made by a road controlling authority under section 22AB or any other enactment (whether before or after the commencement of this section) if the bylaw—

(a)

is inconsistent with any enactment; or

(aa)

is inconsistent with or duplicates any land transport record included in the register established by section 200E; or

(b)

is unreasonable or undesirable in so far as it relates to or may affect traffic.

(2)

On any disallowance under subsection (1), the bylaw must, to the extent to which it is disallowed, be treated as having been revoked.

(3)

Any disallowance under subsection (1) takes effect either on the day after the notice of disallowance is published under the Legislation Act 2019 (see subsection (4)) or on a later date that may be specified in the notice.

(4)

A notice under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationThe maker must publish it in the GazetteLA19 ss 73, 74(1)(a), Sch 1 cl 14
PresentationIt is not required to be presented to the House of Representatives because a transitional exemption applies under Schedule 1 of the Legislation Act 2019LA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 22AC: inserted, on 1 December 2009, by section 8 of the Land Transport (Enforcement Powers) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 36).

Section 22AC(1): amended, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 22AC(1)(aa): inserted, on 1 September 2020, by section 28 of the Land Transport (NZTA) Legislation Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 48).

Section 22AC(3): amended, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 22AC(4): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).