YSC, Title 25.  Motor Vehicles & Highways
 
 
 
Chapter 12:  Government Vehicles

1201.   Purpose.
1202.   Violation.
1203.   Proper authorization.
1204.   Exemption.
1205.   Penalties.
1206.   Administrative penalties.
1207.   Government Operator's Identification Card.
1208.   Rules and regulations.
1209.   Severability.

     1201.  Purpose.
     The purpose of this chapter is to prohibit the use of government vehicles without proper authorization, and to prescribe penalties for violation of this chapter.

Source:  YSL 1-202 1, modified.

     1202.  Violation.
     Any person who uses a government vehicle without proper authorization from the proper authority shall be in violation of this chapter.

Source:  YSL 1-202 2, modified.

     1203.  Proper authorization.
     The only persons who can authorize the use of government vehicles are the Governor, for use by Directors and Office Heads of Departments and Offices; Directors and Office Heads, for use by employees of those Departments and Offices; Speaker, for use by staff of the Legislature; the Chief Justice, for use by court employees; and the Chairmen of the Councils of Pilung and Tamol, for use by members and staff of the respective Council.

Source:  YSL 1-202 3.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Executive are found in Title 3 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on the Legislature are found in Title 2 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on the Judiciary are found in Title 4 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on Traditional Leaders and Traditions are found in Title 5 of this Code.

     1204.  Exemption.
     The following State officials are exempt from this chapter because their responsibilities require that they are on duty twenty-four hours a day:  Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker, Members of the Legislature, Chief Justice, Associate Justices, and Chairmen of the Councils of Pilung and Tamol.

Source:  YSL 1-202 4, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Executive are found in Title 3 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on the Legislature are found in Title 2 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on the Judiciary are found in Title 4 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on Traditional Leaders and Traditions are found in Title 5 of this Code.

     1205.  Penalties.
     Any person who shall use a government vehicle without proper authorization shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof may be imprisoned not more than one year, but shall be fined not less than $50.00, but not more than $500.00, or both.

Source:  YSL 1-202 5, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on Crimes and Punishment are found in Title 11 of this Code.

     1206.  Administrative penalties.
     In addition to the penalties imposed in section 1205, the department, office, or branch of government, whose vehicle is used without proper authorization, may take any administrative step necessary to punish the person, in the case of an employee violating this chapter, in accordance with the State Public Service System Act, and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.

Source:  YSL 1-202 6, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions of the State Public Service System Act are found in chapter 1 of Title 8 (Public Officers and Employment) of this Code.

     1207.   Government Operator's Identification Card.
     All drivers of government vehicles, except drivers for the Council of Pilung and the Council of Tamol, must have in their possession a valid Government Operator's Identification Card.  Any person who violates this section shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $10.00, but not more than $25.00.

Source:  YSL 1-202 7, modified.

     1208.  Rules and regulations.
     The Governor, pursuant to the State Administrative Procedure Act, shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement this chapter, which rules and regulations have the force and effect of law.

Source:  YSL 1-202 8, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions of the State Administrative Procedure Act are found in chapter 1 of Title 10 (Administrative Law) of this Code.

     1209.  Severability.
     If any provision of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of the chapter which can be given effect without the invalid provision of application, and to this end the provisions of this chapter are severable.

Source:  YSL 1-202 9, modified.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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