1It is believed by an enforcement officer that this vehicle is not in a safe condition to be driven on the road, and it has been ordered off the road by a notice given by the enforcement officer to the driver or owner of the vehicle.
*1AIn addition, an enforcement officer believes that the vehicle does not comply with the rules regarding the level of exhaust noise emitted by the vehicle. The vehicle’s exhaust system must be tested and certified under the low volume vehicle code as not exceeding the applicable decibel standard before new evidence of vehicle inspection can be issued for the vehicle.
2This vehicle is to be removed from the road and is not to be driven on any road until—
(a)it has been inspected by a vehicle inspector who is an employee of an authorised vehicle inspection agent who does not repair vehicles (other than to replace light bulbs and windscreen wiper blades) in the course of business; and
(b)the vehicle inspector is satisfied that the vehicle is in a safe condition for driving on the road; and
(c)the vehicle inspector has issued new evidence of vehicle inspection for the vehicle and it is displayed on the vehicle.
3You may, however, continue to drive this vehicle if permitted by the notice referred to in paragraph 1.
4It is an offence to remove, obscure, or render indistinguishable this notice before new evidence of vehicle inspection for the vehicle has been obtained. It is also an offence to drive this vehicle (other than in circumstances outlined in paragraph 3) before new evidence of vehicle inspection has been obtained for, and is displayed on, the vehicle. You are liable on conviction for either offence to a fine not exceeding $10,000.
5Further information may be obtained from—
Schedule 2 paragraph 1A: inserted, on 1 December 2009, by section 40(1) of the Land Transport (Enforcement Powers) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 36).
Schedule 2 paragraph 2(a): amended, on 1 December 2009, by section 40(1) of the Land Transport (Enforcement Powers) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 36).
Schedule 2 paragraph 5: amended, on 1 August 2008, by section 50(2) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).