Amendment of section 61 of Roads Act, 1993.
(a) by the deletion of subsection (5),
(b) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (6):
“(6) Before making bye-laws, a road authority shall publish in one or more newspapers circulating in the area where the toll road to which the bye-laws relate is located or is to be located a notice—
(a) indicating that it is proposed to make such bye-laws and stating the purpose of the bye-laws,
(b) indicating the times at which, the period (being a period of not less than one month from the date of the first publication of the notice) during which, and the place at which, a copy of the draft bye-laws may be inspected,
(c) stating that objections or representations may be made in writing to the road authority in relation to the draft bye-laws before such date as is specified in the notice (being a date that falls not less than 2 weeks from the end of the period for inspection of the draft bye-laws), and
(d) stating that a copy of the draft bye-laws may be purchased on payment of such fee as is specified in the notice not exceeding the reasonable cost incurred in the making of such copy.”,
(c) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (7):
(7) Before making bye-laws the road authority shall consider any objections or representations which have been made to it in accordance with a notice under subsection (6) and not withdrawn.”,
(d) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (8):
(8) Bye-laws made by a road authority under this section shall come into effect on such date as is specified in those bye-laws.”,
(e) in subsection (9), by the substitution for “approved” of “made”.