New South Wales Consolidated Regulations
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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 22
Speed limit in a speed limited area
(1) The speed limit applying to a driver for any length of road in a
speed limited area is the number of kilometres per hour indicated by the
number on the area speed limit sign on a road into the area, unless another
speed limit applies to the driver for the length of road under another rule of
Example of another speed limit : Although an area speed limit sign
on a road into a speed limited area may indicate a speed limit of 60
kilometres per hour, a particular length of road in the area may have a
school zone sign indicating a 40 kilometres per hour speed limit for that
length of road.
"Length" of road is defined in the Dictionary.
"speed limited area" is the network of roads in an area with--
(a) an area
speed limit sign on each road into the area, indicating the same number, and
(b) an end area speed limit sign on each road out of the area.
(3) In subrule
(2)(a) and (b)--
"road" does not include a road related area.
"Road related area" is defined in rule 13.
Note 1 for diagrams : There are a number of other permitted versions of each
of these signs--see the diagrams in Schedule 3.
Note 2 for diagrams : An area
speed limit sign or end area speed limit sign may have a different number on
the sign--see rule 316(4).
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