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Northern Territory Government gazette : no. G7

Details:

Title

Northern Territory Government gazette : no. G7

Creator

Northern Territory Government

Collection

Northern Territory Government Gazette - G Series; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Northern Territory Government Gazette; General notice

Date

2022-02-16

Location

Darwin

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Gazettes; Politics and government; Government gazettes; Darwin (N.T.); Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Northern Territory Government Gazette; General notice

Volume

No. G7, 16 February 2022

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

0157-8324

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/856723

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/856724

Page content

Northern Territory Government Gazette No. G7, 16 February 2022 Page 2 Northern Territory of Australia Motor Vehicles Act 1949 and Traffic Act 1987 Exemption from Motor Vehicles Act 1949, Traffic Act 1987 and Motor Vehicles (Standards) Regulations 2003 I, Simon Phillip Saunders, the Registrar of Motor Vehicles, pursuant to section 135 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1949 and section 43B of the Traffic Act 1987, and with reference to section 42 of the Interpretation Act 1978, hereby exempt the self-ride hire electric scooters described in the schedule (electric scooters), and the owners and riders of those electric scooters, from the registration, motor accident compensation contributions, vehicle standards and driver licensing requirements of the Motor Vehicles Act 1949, Traffic Act 1987 and Motor Vehicles (Standards) Regulations 2003, subject to the following conditions: 1. A person may use or be permitted to use an electric scooter on a footpath, shared path or public place, if authorised to do so by the authority that has the care and control of the footpath, shared path or public place, and in accordance with any conditions imposed by the authority. 2. A person using an electric scooter must not travel along a road unless (a) there is an obstruction on a footpath, nature strip, or shared path adjacent to the road (an adjacent area); and (b) it is impracticable to travel on the adjacent area; and (c) the electric scooter travels less than 50m along the road to avoid the obstruction. For the purposes of this condition, road means an area that is used by the public and is developed for, or has as one of its main uses, the driving or riding of motor vehicles, and includes the shoulder of the road (within the meaning of Australian Road Rule 12(3)) but does not include a bicycle lane (within the meaning of Australian Road Rule 153(4)) marked on the road. A person may cross a road on an electric scooter. 3. A person using an electric scooter on a footpath or shared path must (a) keep to the left of the footpath or shared path unless it is impracticable to do so; and


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