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Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003

Published: | Category: Setting of speed limits , Land transport rules | Audiences: General, Road controlling authorities

(Revoked: 21 September 2017)

(See the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017)

This rule establishes procedures for road controlling authorities to set enforceable speed limits on roads within their jurisdictions.

About the rule

The rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below.

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About the questions and answers

Questions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed. These versions of the questions and answers are not updated to take into account any later amendments to the rule and are retained for historic interest only.

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 5 April 2004
  • Reference: Rule 54001
  • Amendments: 54001/3 (latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Setting of Speed Limits Rule or Speed Limits Rule

Printed copies are available from Blue Star. 

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