Land Transport Rule
Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010
Note: This Rule should be read in conjunction with the consolidated version of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002, which includes previous Rule amendments.
Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010 amends Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002 (the Rule), which sets out requirements relating to the inspection and certification of vehicles entering, and in service in, New Zealand.
The objective of this amendment Rule is to make changes to the Rule that are required:
- to fully align the heading of clause 10.7 with the provisions beneath;
- to remove an anomaly in the Rule by aligning the definition of a Class AB vehicle (ie, a power-assisted pedal cycle) in various Land Transport Rules with that in Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 and a related notice in the New Zealand Gazette of 2 February 2006.
For the purposes of consultation, amendments proposed to Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002 and eight other Land Transport Rules were combined into a single draft Rule, Land Transport Rule: Omnibus Amendment 2009 (the Omnibus Amendment Rule).
On 13 November 2009, the NZ Transport Agency sent details of the amendment proposals by letter or email to about 1800 groups and individuals who had registered an interest in the Rules to be amended. The draft Omnibus Amendment Rule was made available through the NZ Transport Agency's Contact Centre and, together with Questions and Answers, was also available on the NZ Transport Agency website. The availability of the draft for comment was publicised in the metropolitan daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, selected regional daily newspapers and in the New Zealand Gazette.
The NZ Transport Agency received 257 submissions on the draft Omnibus Amendment Rule, of which seven commented on the proposed requirements in this amendment Rule.
Following consultation, the provisions in the draft Omnibus Amendment Rule were split into nine separate amendment Rules, including this Rule. The submissions that were received were taken into account in drafting this amendment Rule before it was submitted to the Minister of Transport for signing.
1.1(1) This Rule is Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010.
1.1(2) This Rule amends Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002.
This Rule comes into force on 1 April 2010.
2.1(1) The heading to clause 10.7 is amended by substituting “Surrender of evidence of vehicle inspection, conditional permits, certificates of loading, and records of determination” for “Surrender of evidence of vehicle inspection, conditional permits and certificate of loading”.
2.1(2) The heading to clause 11.3 is amended by substituting “Revocation of evidence of vehicle inspection, conditional permits, certificates of loading, and records of determination” for “Revocation of evidence of vehicle inspection, conditional permits and certificates of loading”.
Table A in Part 2 in this Rule, and in the Rules listed in the Schedule to this Rule, is amended by substituting “300 watts” for “200 watts” in the definition of Class AB vehicle (power-assisted pedal cycles).
|Land Transport Rule||Amendment|
|Door Retention Systems 2001;
External Projections 2001;
Frontal Impact 2001;
Fuel Consumption Information 2008;
Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999;
Head Restraints 2001;
Heavy Vehicles 2004;
Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006;
Interior Impact 2001;
Light-vehicle Brakes 2002;
Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002;
Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002;
Steering Systems 2001;
Tyres and Wheels 2001;
Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002;
Vehicle Equipment 2004;
Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007;
Vehicle Lighting 2004;
Vehicle Repair 1998.
|By substituting “300 watts” for “200 watts” in the description in Table A - Vehicle classes of Class AB (power-assisted pedal cycle).|
Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010 - Rule 35001/7
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