Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986

  • repealed
  • Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986: repealed, on 1 May 2011, by section 33 of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17)
17 Unauthorised, deceptive, or obscured registration plates or unauthorised licence
  • Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $500 who—

    • (a) uses any motor vehicle on which the appropriate registration plate or plates or licence is not displayed in the manner prescribed by the Minister under section 14 of this Act; or

    • (b) uses any vehicle on which is displayed any object or design that is intended to cause, or reasonably likely to cause, any person to believe that there is displayed on the vehicle the appropriate registration plate or plates or licence prescribed by the Minister under section 14 of this Act; or

    • (c) affixes or causes to be affixed to any motor vehicle any licence not being a current licence issued for the motor vehicle, or a licence issued for that vehicle that is to come into force within the next month; or

    • (d) uses any motor vehicle while any registration plate or licence affixed to the motor vehicle in accordance with this Part of this Act is in any way obscured, or is rendered or allowed to become not easily distinguishable, whether by night or by day; or

    • (e) uses any motor vehicle which has affixed to it any registration plate or licence which is not authorised by or under this Act to be affixed to that vehicle or any other item which in either case is likely to be mistaken for any authorised registration plate or licence; or

    • (f) uses any motor vehicle which has affixed to it any licence not being a current licence issued for that motor vehicle or a licence issued for that vehicle that is to come into force within the next month.