Another point is laws are drafted as Bills and read in Parliament but Regulations are not...
another point to make is laws are in concrete but regulations usually have a sunset clause and end on a certain date usually 10 years...
Section 95D of the Road Safety Act 1986 authorise the Governor in Council to make the Rules.
Effectively this means that the Department of Transport or the relevant agency came up with the Rules.
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• Acts are laws,
• Regulations are subordinate instruments that have the force of law... (Similar or identical punishment or penalty)...
A rule of order having the force of law, prescribed by a superior or competent authority, relating to the actions of those under the authority's control.