Road Rules 2008
Current version for 1 October 2014 to date (accessed 29 November 2014 at 16:02)

206   Time extension for people with disabilities

(1)  This rule applies to a driver if:
(a)  the driver’s vehicle displays a current parking permit for people with disabilities, and
(a–1)  in the case of a permit that is a mobility parking scheme authority—the driver’s vehicle is being used for:
(a)  the conveyance of the disabled person to whom the authority was issued, or
(b)  the conveyance of disabled persons by the organisation to which the authority was issued, and
(b)  the driver complies with the conditions of use of the permit.
Note 1. Disabled person, driver’s vehicle, mobility parking scheme authority and parking permit for people with disabilities are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2. Paragraph (a–1) is an additional NSW paragraph. There is no corresponding paragraph in rule 206 of the Australian Road Rules.
Note 3. Division 2 of Part 6 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 provides for the issue of, and conditions of use for, mobility parking scheme authorities.
(2)  The driver may park continuously on a length of road, or in an area, to which a permissive parking sign applies (except in a parking area for people with disabilities) for:
(a)  twice the period indicated on the sign, or
(b)  if the permit displayed on the driver’s vehicle is a mobility parking scheme authority:
(i)  30 minutes, if the maximum period indicated on the sign is less than 30 minutes, or
(ii)  2 hours, if the maximum period indicated on the sign is 30 minutes, or
(iii)  an unlimited period of time, if the maximum period indicated on the sign is more than 30 minutes.
Note 1. Parking area for people with disabilities is defined in rule 203.
Note 2. Subrule (2) is not uniform with the corresponding subrule in rule 206 of the Australian Road Rules. Different rules may apply in other Australian jurisdictions.
(2–1)  This rule applies to a disabled person to whom an interstate or overseas authority has been issued in the same way as it applies to a person to whom a mobility parking scheme authority has been issued.
(2–2)  In this rule:

interstate or overseas authority has the same meaning as in Division 2 of Part 6 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013.

Note. Subrules (2–1) and (2–2) are additional NSW subrules. There are no corresponding subrules in rule 206 of the Australian Road Rules.
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