Niue Subsidiary Legislation
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Niue Legislation Supplement 2006
SPEED MEASURING REGULATIONS 2006
Arrangement of provisions
3 Use of a Speed Measuring Device
4 Detection of Speed
5 Tampering or Interfering with a Speed Measuring Device
Speed Measuring Regulations 2006
PURSUANT to section 107 of the Niue Transport Act 1965, No. 30 Cabinet makes the following regulations:
This is the Speed Measuring Regulations 2006.
In these Regulations -
"operating officer" means the Chief of Police or any constable;
"speed measuring device" means a LTI 20 -20 Laser Speed Detection Device or any other speed detection device approved for use by law enforcement agencies in New Zealand.
3. Use of a Speed Measuring Device
An operating officer may use a speed measuring device to monitor traffic on the roads for the purposes of Part VI of the Niue Transport Act 1965.
4. Detection of Speed
Upon detection of the speed at which a motor vehicle was travelling, the operating officer shall advise the driver of their excess speed and also of any further action that may be taken under section 47 of the Niue Transport Act 1965.
5. Tampering or Interfering with a Speed Measuring Device
(1) The speed measuring device is self-calibrating and does not require user maintenance or accuracy testing.
(2) Any person who without proper authority, wilfully tampers or interferes with the mechanism of a speed measuring device commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding 2 penalty units.