WATM | April 2015
By Ian King (WARTA).
On Monday, 27th April 2015, the world of business will be changing for one and all but some more than others.
The implementation of the Compliance and Enforcement (C&E) Legislation will come into effect through two pieces of Government legislation, namely the Road Traffic (Administration) Act 2008, which is really where the powers lie and the Road Traffic )Vehicles) Act 2013, which is where the operative provisions of the Compliance and Enforcement and resulting “Chain of Responsibility”.
There is no doubt this new Legislation will have a huge impact on the West Australian Road Transport sector, including everyone involved within the supply chain.
Whilst the eastern states have had their Legislation in place for around a decade, Western Australia has taken a more cautious approach after a couple of premature starts and finally our previous Transport Minister – Troy Buswell finally pushed the ‘GO’ button.
The enactment process commenced and once Main Roads WA (Heavy Vehicle Services) were given carriage over the implementation things started happening…
To read more, a pdf version of the full article is available for download here.
This article is from the April 2015 issue of the WA Transport Magazine. The WA Transport Magazine is available directly from the publisher – Angry Chicken Publishing.