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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 21:02)
Part 15 Rule 256
256   Bicycle helmets
(1)  The rider of a bicycle must wear an approved bicycle helmet securely fitted and fastened on the rider’s head, unless the rider is exempt from wearing a bicycle helmet under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Approved bicycle helmet is defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  A passenger on a bicycle that is moving, or is stationary but not parked, must wear an approved bicycle helmet securely fitted and fastened on the passenger’s head, unless the passenger is—
(a)  a paying passenger on a three or four-wheeled bicycle, or
(b)  exempt from wearing a bicycle helmet under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(3)  The rider of a bicycle must not ride with a passenger on the bicycle unless the passenger complies with subrule (2).
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.