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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 5 July 2019 to date (accessed 17 September 2019 at 18:52)
22 Speed limit in a speed limited area
(1) The speed limit applying to a driver for any length of road in a speed limited area is the number of kilometres per hour indicated by the number on the area speed limit sign on a road into the area, unless another speed limit applies to the driver for the length of road under another rule of this Part.Example of another speed limit.Although an area speed limit sign on a road into a speed limited area may indicate a speed limit of 60 kilometres per hour, a particular length of road in the area may have a school zone sign indicating a 40 kilometres per hour speed limit for that length of road.Note.Length of road is defined in the Dictionary.(2) A speed limited area is the network of roads in an area with:(a) an area speed limit sign on each road into the area, indicating the same number, and(b) an end area speed limit sign on each road out of the area.(3) In subrule (2) (a) and (b):road does not include a road related area.Note.Road related area is defined in rule 13.
Note 1 for diagrams.There are a number of other permitted versions of each of these signs—see the diagrams in Schedule 3.Note 2 for diagrams.An area speed limit sign or end area speed limit sign may have a different number on the sign—see rule 316 (4).