Land Transport Act 1998

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128D Appointment of parking wardens


A local authority may appoint a person to hold the office of parking warden.


A person who holds the office of parking warden at the commencement of this section is to be treated as having been appointed under subsection (1).


A parking warden may perform the functions and duties, and exercise the powers, of a parking warden that are conferred or imposed by or under this or any other Act only on a road within the district or region of the local authority that appointed the parking warden.


A local authority that appoints a person under subsection (1) is liable for the actions of that person as a parking warden in all respects as if—


that person were an officer or employee of the local authority (whether or not that is the case); and


any directions given or control exercised by any other person over the parking warden in that capacity were directions given or control exercised by the local authority.

Section 128D: inserted, on 10 May 2011, by section 71 of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).