WHEREAS on November 26, 2010, the Minister of Works and Transport laid the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Mobile Devices) Regulations, 2010 in the House of Representatives;
WHEREAS there is no specific provision in the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act (the Parent Act) that refers to or governs the regulation of mobile devices;
WHEREAS for the said regulations to be effective a general power to regulate mobile devices should be given to the Minister in the Parent Act;
WHEREAS the non-existence of a specific power to regulate mobile devices in the Parent Act could lead to a legal challenge of the said Regulations;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Mobile Devices) Regulations, 2010 be negatived.
(By the Member for Diego Martin North/East)
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