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Road Rules 2014
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13 What is a road related area
(1) A road related area is any of the following:(a) an area that divides a road,(b) a footpath or nature strip adjacent to a road,(c) an area that is not a road and that is open to the public and designated for use by cyclists or animals,(d) an area that is not a road and that is open to or used by the public for driving, riding or parking vehicles.Note.Vehicle is defined in rule 15.(2) However, unless the contrary intention appears, a reference in these Rules (except in this Division) to a road related area includes a reference to:(a) an area so far as the area is declared, under another law of this jurisdiction, to be a road related area for these Rules, or(b) any shoulder of a road, orbut does not include a reference to an area so far as the area is declared, under another law of this jurisdiction, not to be a road related area for these Rules.(c) any other area that is a footpath or nature strip as defined in the Dictionary,Note 1.Shoulder is defined in rule 12.Note 2.The Minister administering the Act may, by order under section 18 of that Act, declare that provisions of the road transport legislation do not apply to a road or do apply to a specified area of the State that is open to or used by the public. The road transport legislation includes these Rules.