State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

AU WA A62 - ROAD TRAFFIC AUTHORITY

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Statutory Authority

Authorized form of name

ROAD TRAFFIC AUTHORITY

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A62

Description area

Dates of existence

1975-02-01 - 1982-02-02

History

The Authority was formed to ensure enforcement of the various Acts and Regulations in respect to traffic and facilitate and maintain a licensing system for vehicles and motor drivers. The Authority was further charged with research into traffic accidents, the collection and analysis of statistics, publication of information and advice of a general or technical nature, investigation of laws relating to traffic and most significantly "... the attaining of the continuous co-operation and support of the community in achieving higher standards of road safety and more efficient traffic movement" (Road Traffic Authority Annual Report 1975).

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Road Traffic Act 1974

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A61 - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT (1853-03-05 - 1995-05-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A61

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1975-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A61 - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT (1853-03-05 - 1995-05-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A61

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1982-01-01 - 1995-05-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A944 - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE SERVICE (1995-05-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A944

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1995-05-01 - 1899-12-30

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S488 - GENERAL FILES [3]

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1975-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S2626 - MINUTES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes

AN Cross Reference = 5/18, 21