Transport Administration Act 1988 No 109
53B Recommendations as to lighting of roads and road related areas
(1) RMS may, for the purpose of promoting traffic safety, make recommendations to a public authority in relation to the public authority’s functions in connection with the lighting of roads or road related areas, including recommendations in relation to the following:
(a) general principles relating to the provision of lighting on roads or road related areas,
(b) the need for lighting on any particular road or road related area or part of a road or road related area,
(c) the need for the improvement of lighting on any particular road or road related area or part of a road or road related area.
(2) It is the duty of a public authority to which recommendations are made under this section to give them proper consideration and, as far as may be reasonably practicable, to carry them into effect.