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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 90I

Interpretation

In this Part—

S. 90I def. of accessible parking permit scheme inserted by No. 49/2019 s. 122.

"accessible parking permit scheme" means a scheme administered by the Secretary for the issue, by municipal councils, of parking permits to enable vehicles displaying a parking permit for people with disabilities to be parked in accordance with the Road Rules;

S. 90I def. of authorised representative amended by Nos 69/2016 s. 159, 13/2019 s. 221(Sch. 1 item 43).

"authorised representative", in relation to an individual, means a person who is—

        (a)     a guardian of the individual; or

        (b)     an attorney for the individual under an enduring power of attorney; or

        (c)     a medical treatment decision maker for the individual within the meaning of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 ; or

        (d)     an administrator within the meaning of the Guardianship and Administration Act 2019 ; or

        (e)     a parent of an individual, if the individual is a child; or

        (f)     otherwise empowered under law to perform any functions or duties or exercise powers as an agent of or in the best interests of the individual

except to the extent that acting as an authorised representative of the individual is inconsistent with an order made by a court or tribunal;

"consent "means express consent or implied consent;

"individual" includes a deceased individual;

S. 90I def. of information protection agreement amended by No. 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 197(a)).

"information protection agreement" means an agreement between a person or body and the Secretary in relation to relevant information that complies with section 90N(2);

S. 90I def. of i ntergovern-mental agreement amended by No. 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 197(b)).

"intergovernmental agreement" means a written agreement—

        (a)     between—

              (i)     the Secretary and a corresponding Authority; or

              (ii)     the Secretary and a Minister of another Australian jurisdiction; or

              (iii)     a Victorian Minister and a Minister of another Australian jurisdiction; or

        (b)     between the Secretary and a public sector body or public sector bodies, whether in Victoria or another jurisdiction, made for the purposes of a national exchange of information relating to vehicles or drivers or to both;

S. 90I def. of law enforcement agency amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.47).

"law enforcement agency" means—

        (a)     Victoria Police or the police force or police service of the Commonwealth or of any other State or Territory;

        (b)     any other body or person responsible for the performance of functions or activities directed to—

              (i)     the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution or punishment of offences against the laws of Victoria, the Commonwealth or any other State or Territory; or

              (ii)     the enforcement of infringement penalties (by whatever name they are known in the relevant jurisdiction) issued under a law of Victoria, the Commonwealth or any other State or Territory; or

              (iii)     the enforcement of the orders of a court;

        (c)     a body or person authorised by a law of Victoria, the Commonwealth or any other State or Territory to enforce a warrant;

"Minister of another Australian jurisdiction" means a Minister of the Crown in right of the Commonwealth or another State or a Territory;

S. 90I def. of parking permit for people with disabilities inserted by No. 49/2019 s. 122.

parking permit for people with disabilities has the same meaning as in the Road Rules;

"relevant information" means information that, under section 90J , is information to which this Part applies;

S. 90I def. of relevant person substituted by No. 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 197(c)).

"relevant person" means—

        (a)     the Head, Transport for Victoria; and

        (b)     employees in the Department; and

        (c)     a person who is a delegate or subdelegate of the Secretary; and

        (d)     a person engaged to provide services for the Secretary;

"Safety Director" has the same meaning as it has in section 3(1) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 ;

"transport legislation" has the same meaning as it has in section 3 of the Transport Integration Act 2010 ;

"Victorian Minister" means a Minister of the Crown in right of the State.

S. 90J inserted by No. 55/2013 s. 7.



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