An Act to amend the Road Transport Act 2013, Roads Act 1993 and other roads legislation to make further provision with respect to the enforcement of that legislation; and for other purposes.
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Road Transport Legislation Amendment (Penalties and Other Sanctions) Act 2018.
This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
Schedule 1 Amendment of Road Transport Act 2013 No 18
 Part 7.4, Division 2A
Insert after Division 2:Division 2A Driver education programs relating to alcohol or other drugs215C Education program for alcohol and other drug related driving offences(1) The Authority may, by notice in writing, require a person to undertake an alcohol or other drug education program specified in the notice if the person:(a) has been found guilty of an offence against section 110, 111 or 112, or(b) committed an offence against section 110 or 111 that was dealt with by way of penalty notice.(2) A notice under this section must specify the period within which the alcohol or other drug education program must be undertaken and must contain any other matters specified in the statutory rules.(3) The person to whom a notice is given under this section must undertake the program within the period specified by the notice or any longer period that the Authority may allow.(4) Any period of licence suspension, cancellation or other licence ineligibility relating to a person required to undertake an alcohol or other drug education program by a notice given under this section is extended until such time as the person has undertaken, and passed to the satisfaction of the Authority, the alcohol or other drug education program.(5) The Authority may, by notice in writing given to a person who fails to undertake an alcohol or other drug education program in accordance with this section, suspend any driver licence held by the person until such time as the person undertakes the program to the satisfaction of the Authority.
 Section 266 Definitions
Insert after paragraph (e) of the definition of appealable decision in section 266 (1):(e1) a decision of the Authority to suspend a person’s driver licence under section 215C,
 Schedule 1 Examples of statutory rule-making powers
Insert at the end of clause 1 (2) (p):, and(q) without limiting paragraph (n) or (o), alcohol or other drug education programs to be undertaken by holders of driver licences who have been found guilty of, or have been issued a penalty notice in respect of, an offence under this Act or the statutory rules relating to the use of alcohol or other drugs.
sch 1: Am 1987 No 15, sec 30C.
Schedule 2 Amendment of other legislation
sch 2: Am 1987 No 15, sec 30C.