Subpart 2—Registration of exempt services

Subpart 2: inserted, on 13 June 2013, by section 70 of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 35).

Register of exempt services

Heading: inserted, on 13 June 2013, by section 70 of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 35).

130 All exempt services to be registered

(1)

No person may operate an exempt service specified in subsection (2) in a region unless, at the time it is operated, the service is registered with the regional council of that region.

(2)

The following public transport services are exempt services:

(a)

an inter-regional public transport service:

(b)

a public transport service,—

(i)

in a region that is required to have a regional public transport plan, that—

(A)

begins, or is to begin, operating after the plan is adopted; and

(B)

is not identified in the plan as integral to the public transport network; and

(C)

operates without a subsidy for the provision of the service:

(ii)

in a region that is not required to have a regional public transport plan, that operates within the region:

(c)

a public transport service that is specified as an exempt service by an Order in Council made under section 150.

(3)

For the purposes of subsection (2)(b)(i)(C), subsidy does not include anything done under an agreement between a regional council and an operator to reduce passenger fares.

Section 130: inserted, on 13 June 2013, by section 70 of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 35).