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Direction by a police officer or authorised person

Rule 304(1) amended by S.R. Nos 121/2020 rule 14, 135/2021 rule 97.

    (1)     A person must obey any reasonable direction for the safe and efficient regulation of traffic given to the person by a police officer or authorised person, whether or not the person may contravene another provision of these Rules by obeying the direction.

Penalty:     In the case of a pedestrian, 5 penalty units;

In the case of a bicycle or an electric scooter, 5 penalty units;

In the case of any other vehicle, 10 penalty units.


Authorised person and police officer are defined in the dictionary.

    (2)     It is a defence to the prosecution of a person for an offence against a provision of these Rules if, at the time of the offence, the person was obeying a direction given to the person under subrule (1).

Pt 18A (Headings and rules 304A304Q) inserted by S.R. No. 7/2023 rule 16.

Division 1—Interpretation

Rule 304A inserted by S.R. No. 7/2023 rule 16.

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