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  • repealed
  • Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986: repealed, on 1 May 2011, by section 33 of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17)
19 Details of registers to be supplied to applicants
  • (1) Any person shall, on making application to the Registrar and on payment of the appropriate prescribed fee (if any), be entitled to a certificate containing the particulars of all persons recorded in any register kept pursuant to section 18 of this Act as being or having been the registered owner of any specified motor vehicle.

    (2) Subject to subsection (3) of this section, any person shall, on making application to the Registrar,—

    • (a) be entitled to a certificate containing—

      • (i) the name and address of the person registered as the owner of a specified motor vehicle; and

      • (ii) the expiry date specified in a warrant of fitness or certificate of fitness, or evidence of vehicle inspection under the Land Transport Act 1998, issued in respect of a specified motor vehicle; and

      • (iii) information regarding any requirement made for a vehicle standards compliance audit; or

    • (b) if the person so wishes, the person shall be entitled to that information given orally or by other means.

    (3) No person shall be entitled to a certificate or to be given information under subsection (2) of this section unless the person has paid the appropriate prescribed fee (if any), or the Registrar is satisfied that adequate arrangements have been made for the later payment of that fee.

    (4) The Registrar may decline to issue any certificate or give any information under this section for a period of 28 days in any case where the Registrar contemplates exercising the powers conferred by subsection (5) of this section.

    (5) Where the Registrar certifies that the supply of any particulars under this section in respect of any specified motor vehicle would be likely to prejudice the security or defence of New Zealand, the international relations of the Government of New Zealand, the maintenance of the law, including the prevention, investigation, or detection of offences, the right to a fair trial, or the privacy or personal safety of any person, the particulars specified in subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall not be supplied to any person unless the Registrar approves the supplying of the particulars to that person, or that person is one of a class of persons to whom the Registrar has approved the supplying of the particulars.

    (5A) Any person who is dissatisfied with a decision of the Registrar under subsection (5) of this section may appeal against that decision to the Attorney-General; and, in such a case, the Attorney-General shall confirm or reverse the decision appealed against.

    (6) [Repealed]

    Section 19(2): substituted on 30 October 1995, by section 12(1) of the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 110).

    Section 19(2)(a)(ii): amended on 1 March 1999, by section 215(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998 (1998 No 110).

    Section 19(4): substituted on 30 October 1995, by section 12(2) of the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 110).

    Section 19(5): amended on 30 October 1995, by section 12(3) of the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 110).

    Section 19(5A): inserted on 30 October 1995, by section 12(4) of the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 110).

    Section 19(6): repealed on 1 March 1999, by section 215(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998 (1998 No 110).