Road Traffic Amendment Order – [2009]

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Published: 2009

p>ROAD TRAFFIC AMENDMENT ORDER 2009


Pursuant to section 73 of the Road Traffic Ordinance 1960, the
LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY with the consent of the
Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure makes the
following orders:
Arrangement of Provisions


1. Title and commencement
2. Speed Limit
3. Standstill

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1. Title and commencement-(1) This Order may be cited
as the Road Traffic Amendment Order 2009.
(2) This Order shall come into force on Monday 24 August
2009.

2. Speed Limit - In the Road Traffic Order 1994 Clause 3
is amended as follows:
(a) for subclause (3), substitute:

“(3) That the speed along the Le-Mafa pass road
commencing from Falevao village to the turn off at
Lotofaga to Sapoe be limited to 20 miles per hour.”;



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(b) for subclause (5), substitute:

“(5) That the speed along the access road from
the main road turn off at Salelologa to the Wharf at
Savaii be limited to 20 miles per hour.”; and

(c) for subclause (7), substitute:

“(7) That the speed of any truck carrying any
load of more than three (3) tons be limited to 25
miles per hour on any road where speed limits are
not in force.”.

3. Standstill-(1) Every driver of any motor vehicle on
7th
September 2009 between 10 minutes to and 10 minutes past
6am, shall stand and stop the vehicle at any place or area in
Samoa, 10 minutes before 6am to change from the right to the
left side of the road, and then stand and stop the vehicle for
another 10 minutes, before driving on the left side of the road.
(2) This standstill shall not apply to a driver of a vehicle for
fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes if the observance of
such would hinder the use of the vehicle for the purpose for
which it is being used on that occasion.
(3) This standstill shall not apply also to a driver of a
vehicle authorised by the Chief Executive Officer of the Land
Transport Authority to be used for any traffic management
purpose during the standstill.


DATED at Apia this 20th
day of August 2009.

signed:
(Hon Tuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau) (Tavita Eteuati)
CHAIRMAN MEMBER

(Vaaelua Nofo Vaaelua) (Leasi Galuvao)
MEMBER MEMBER


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(Papalii Lorenese Neru) (Tu’u’u Mautofiga)
MEMBER MEMBER
(Malaeulu Lose Niumata) (Aiono Afaese)
MEMBER MEMBER

I consent to the making of the above Order.


(Hon TUISUGALETAUA Sofara Aveau)
MINISTER OF WORKS, TRANSPORT
AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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Issued under the authority of the Regulations Ordinance 1953.
Date of Commencement: 24th
August 2009
Notice: Samoa Observer: 19th
August 2009
These Regulations are administered by the Ministry of Works,
Transport and Infrastructure.
Copies of these Regulations can be purchased from the
Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly.
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