Heavy Motor Vehicle Amendment Regulations 1999

1999/86

Heavy Motor Vehicle Amendment Regulations 1999


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Transport.


PURSUANT to sections 167 and 218 of the Land Transport Act 1998, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Heavy Motor Vehicle Amendment Regulations 1999, and are part of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 19741 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on 3 May 1999.

2 Use of roads and general weight limitations
  • The proviso to regulation 5(4) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting in the proviso, after the expression section 79B of the Transport Act 1962, the expression or under the Land Transport Act 1998.

3 Offences and penalties
  • (1) Regulation 18(1)(a) is amended by omitting the words overloading infringement as defined in section 69B of the Transport Act 1962, and substituting the words overloading offence as defined in section 2 of the Land Transport Act 1998.

    (2) Regulation 18 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking subclause (2), and substituting the following subclause:

    • (2) A person who commits an offence against these regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $500.

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 3 May 1999, update references in the principal regulations and revise an existing offence provision to take account of the enactment of the Land Transport Act 1998.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 April 1999.


  • 1 SR 1974/218