Roads Act 1993

Busways.

44

44. (1) A busway means a public road or proposed public road specified to be a busway in a busway scheme approved by the Minister under section 49 .

(2) Save as is provided in subsection (4) (a), a person shall not have or be entitled to direct access from any land adjoining a busway to the busway, or from the busway to such land nor shall a right to such direct access be granted at any time.

(3) The Minister may F30 [ ] prescribe—

( a) the classes of vehicles which shall be permitted to use a busway and different classes of vehicles may be prescribed in relation to busways generally, particular busways or particular parts of particular busways, and

( b) conditions in relation to the use of busways generally, particular busways or particular parts of particular busways by vehicles or specified classes of vehicles (including conditions specifying the periods of use of busways by specified classes of vehicles) and different conditions may be prescribed in relation to different busways or different classes of vehicles.

(4) ( a) Pedestrians (other than for the purposes of access to or from vehicles prescribed under subsection (3)) and pedal cyclists shall not use a busway.

( b) Persons in charge of, or having control over, animals shall not permit them to be on a busway.

(5) ( a) A person who uses a busway in contravention of regulations under subsection (3) shall be guilty of an offence.

( b) A person who contravenes subsection (4) shall be guilty of an offence.