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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 79

Evidence of speed


S. 79(1) amended by No. 28/2009 s. 25.

    (1)     If in any criminal proceedings the speed at which a motor vehicle or trailer travelled on any occasion is relevant, evidence of the speed of the motor vehicle or trailer as indicated or determined on that occasion by a prescribed road safety camera or prescribed speed detector when tested, sealed and used in the prescribed manner is, without prejudice to any other mode of proof and in the absence of evidence to the contrary, proof of the speed of the motor vehicle or trailer on that occasion.

S. 79(2) inserted by No. 14/2007 s. 12(3).

    (2)     For the purpose of any criminal proceedings in which the speed at which a motor vehicle or trailer travelled on any occasion is relevant, if a trailer or a motor vehicle that is being towed is attached to a motor vehicle, the trailer or towed motor vehicle and the towing motor vehicle are to be taken to be travelling at the same speed.

Note

See section 84BAA.

S. 79A inserted by No. 95/2005 s. 16.



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