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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 78A

Evidence of road distance


S. 78A(1) amended by No. 14/2007 s. 12(1).

    (1)     A certificate in the prescribed form purporting to be issued by an approved surveyor certifying as to the shortest distance, expressed in metres, that would be travelled by a motor vehicle or trailer on a road between 2 points is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, is proof of that distance.

S. 78A(2) amended by Nos 47/2004 s. 71(Sch. item 3), 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 161).

    (2)     In this section, "approved surveyor" means a licensed surveyor within the meaning of the Surveying Act 2004 who is approved for the purposes of this section by the Surveyor-General or by the Secretary.

S. 79 amended by No. 14/2007 s. 12(1)(3) (ILA s. 39B(1)).



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