Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 13 Hansard (7 December) . . Page.. 3898 ..
Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.
MR SMYTH (Minister for Urban Services) (7.47): Mr Speaker, I ask for leave to move the three amendments circulated in my name together.
MR SMYTH: I move:
Clause 2, page 2, line 13, omit the clause, substitute the following clause:
This Act commences on the commencement of the Road Transport (General) Act 1999.".
Clause 42, page 25, line 7 -
Paragraph 42 (1) (j), omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:
"(j) parking vehicles on residential land, including for heavy vehicles-
(i) prescribing the circumstances in which the road transport authority may enter residential land; and
(ii) prescribing the circumstances in which warrants may be issued for residential land; and
(iii) prescribing maximum penalties of not more than 20 penalty units for each day a person contravenes a regulation in relation to the parking of a vehicle on residential land, including the day of a conviction for the contravention or a later day.".
After subclause (1), insert the following proposed new subclause:
"(1A) Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations may make provision for or with respect to the powers that may be exercised by a police officer or an authorised person, who enters land under regulations made for paragraph (1) (j), including for example requiring a person in or on the land-
(a) to give the police officer or authorised person information relevant to the exercise of his or her powers in relation to the land; or
(b) to produce to the police officer or authorised person a document containing information relevant to the exercise of his or her powers in relation to the land.".