|Submissions for this consultation are now closed.|
The Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018 consists of various small or discrete amendments to Land Transport Rules which alone do not warrant a separate rule change project. There are proposed amendments to fifteen different Rules.
If you wish to comment on this proposed Rule, see Making a submission. The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Friday 24 August 2018.
The purpose of this consultation is to consult on proposed Rule changes contained, for the purposes of consultation, in the Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018.
Consultation on the proposed changes is being carried out to ensure that legislation is sound and robust and that the Rule development process takes account of the views of, and the impact on, people affected by proposed Rule changes.
This consultation, for your comments, has two parts:
(a) the Summary of proposals (including overview) [PDF, 1 MB], which sets the proposed small and discrete amendments to Land Transport Rules in context; and
Please read the Summary of proposals carefully and consider the effects that the proposed Rule changes would have on you or your organisation.
The proposed Rule changes are likely to come into effect in the fourth quarter of 2018.
The description of the proposed Rule changes set out below is in two parts. The first part sets out proposals 1 to 29 with an accompanying explanation of the reason why each change is being proposed. These proposals aim to:
The second part sets out the remaining proposed changes in a table. These items have been proposed to:
The NZ Transport Agency welcomes your comments on the proposed changes set out in this overview and in the Omnibus Rule.
When you provide your feedback, it would be helpful if you would consider and comment on the following:
Wherever possible, when making your comments please provide examples to illustrate your point.
Principal Rules amended
This Rule amends the following Land Transport Rules:
(a) Driver Licensing 1999
(b) Fuel Consumption Information 2008
(c) Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006
(d) Heavy Vehicles 2004
(e) Light-vehicle Brakes 2002
(f) Operator Licensing 2017
(g) Passenger Service Vehicles 1999
(h) Road User 2004
(i) Setting of Speed Limits 2017
(j) Traffic Control Devices 2004
(k) Tyres and Wheels 2001
(l) Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016
(m) Vehicle Equipment 2004
(n) Vehicle Lighting 2004
(o) Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002