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Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002

Published: | Category: Vehicle standards compliance , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule sets out standards and safety requirements for lighting equipment that is fitted to a vehicle (including a pedal cycle), to allow the vehicle to be operated safely and not endanger the safety of other road users.

About the rule

The rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below.

To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below.

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  • are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text.

About the questions and answers

Questions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed. These versions of the questions and answers are not updated to take into account any later amendments to the rule and are retained for historic interest only.

If you have any questions, please contact the Rules Team by emailing rules@nzta.govt.nz

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 1 April 2002
  • Reference: Rule 35001
  • Contact: info@nzta.govt.nz
  • Amendments: 35001/14 (latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Vehicle Standards Compliance Rule or the Compliance Rule

Consolidated rule

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002 (as at 1 June 2019) [PDF, 930 KB]
  2. Preface to Consolidation [PDF, 64 KB]
  3. Incorporated by reference

Principal rule

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Rule 2002
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Rule 2002 [PDF, 297 KB]

2019

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2019
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2019 [PDF, 291 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2019 Questions & answers [PDF, 161 KB]
  4. Summary of submissions from the 2018 consultation [PDF, 322 KB]

2016

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2016
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2016 [PDF, 141 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2016 Questions and answers

2014

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2014
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2014 [PDF, 164 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2014 Questions and answers

2013

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2013
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2013 [PDF, 553 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2013 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2013
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2013 [PDF, 172 KB]
  6. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2013 Questions & answers
  7. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 3) 2013
  8. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 3) 2013 [PDF, 177 KB]
  9. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 3) 2013 Questions & answers

2011

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2011
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2011 [PDF, 152 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2011 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2011
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2011 [PDF, 364 KB]
  6. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2011 Questions & answers

2010

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010 [PDF, 103 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010 Questions & answers

2009

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2009
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2009 [PDF, 140 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2009 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2009
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2009 [PDF, 117 KB]

2007

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2007
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2007 [PDF, 105 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2007 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2007
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2007 [PDF, 47 KB]
  6. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2007 Questions & answers

2005

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2005
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2005 [PDF, 81 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2005 Questions & answers
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