The Christchurch City Council 2014 bylaw prohibits vehicles cruising and restricts nighttime access for vehicles on certain roads in the Christchurch district at specified days and times.
The Land Transport Act 1998 gave Council the power to enact such a bylaw.
Cruising is defined in the Land Transport Act 1998 as driving repeatedly in the same direction over the same section of a road in a motor vehicle in a manner that—
The bylaw also gives the Council the power to set the period of time that must elapse between each time a driver drives on a specified road for the driver to avoid being regarded as cruising. The initial period of time is 4 hours.
The Council also restricts nighttime access for vehicles on specified roads under 2014 Bylaw.
The following roads set out below and the days and times of the prohibition relating thereto were resolved on and included in the Ninth Schedule of the Christchurch City Traffic and Parking Bylaw 1991 on 9 July 2001.
The Council in its Thursday 12 May 2011 meeting revoked the existing times and days on the Register of Prohibited Times on Roads for the roads below. Various times, including new times, have been approved for these road.