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Roads to Recovery Bill 2000

Part 1 Preliminary


1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Roads to Recovery Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Definitions

                   In this Act:

funding recipient means a funding recipient that is specified in the published list and includes a body that, under section 8, is a replacement for a funding recipient.

funding year means a financial year ending on 30 June in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005.

published list means the list published in the Gazette under section 5.

road includes any of the following associated with a road:

                     (a)  a traffic sign;

                     (b)  traffic control equipment;

                     (c)  street lighting equipment;

                     (d)  a vehicular ferry;

                     (e)  a bridge or tunnel, including a bridge or tunnel for the use of pedestrians;

                      (f)  a path for the use of persons riding bicycles.

roads expenditure means expenditure on the construction, upgrade or maintenance of roads.

tabled list means the funding allocation list that was tabled in the House of Representatives in relation to the Bill for this Act.

4   Object

                   The main object of this Act is to provide $1,200,00 0,0 00 for roads expenditure by local governing bodies.

Note:          The total of the amounts set out in the tabled list is $1,200,000,000.