128D Appointment of parking wardens

(1)

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

(2)

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).

(3)

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.

(4)

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—

(a)

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

(b)

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).