Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999

Schedule 1A Scale of penalties for certain breaches of overloading provisions of Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 (61001) and Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016 (41001)

rr 2, 3, 4, Schedule 1

Schedule 1A: inserted, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 9 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Schedule 1A heading: amended, on 1 February 2017, by regulation 7(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2016 (LI 2016/277).

Overloading individual axles (table 1)
OffencePenalty for that axle
($)
If the axle mass recorded or calculated, reduced by the appropriate amount specified in clause 5 of this schedule, exceeds the maximum permitted mass on the axle by—
– not more than 500 kg350
– more than 500 kg but not more than 1 000 kg600
– more than 1 000 kg but not more than 1 500 kg900
– more than 1 500 kg but not more than 2 000 kg1,250
– more than 2 000 kg but not more than 2 500 kg1,650
– more than 2 500 kg but not more than 3 000 kg2,100
– more than 3 000 kg but not more than 3 500 kg2,600
– more than 3 500 kg but not more than 4 000 kg3,250
– more than 4 000 kg but not more than 4 500 kg4,050
– more than 4 500 kg but not more than 5 000 kg5,000
– more than 5 000 kg but not more than 5 500 kg6,000
– more than 5 500 kg but not more than 6 000 kg7,150
– more than 6 000 kg but not more than 6 500 kg8,500
– more than 6 500 kg10,000

Schedule 1A table 1: replaced, on 8 July 2015, by regulation 8(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/110).

Schedule 1A table 1 heading: replaced, on 11 August 2017, by section 107(6) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A table 1: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A table 1: amended, on 1 February 2017, by regulation 7(2) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2016 (LI 2016/277).

Other overloading (table 2)
OffencePenalty for sum of axle mass
($)
If the total of the recorded or calculated mass on the axles, reduced by the appropriate amount specified in clause 5 of this schedule, exceeds the maximum permitted mass by—
– not more than 1 000 kg350
– more than 1 000 kg but not more than 2 000 kg600
– more than 2 000 kg but not more than 3 000 kg900
– more than 3 000 kg but not more than 4 000 kg1,250
– more than 4 000 kg but not more than 5 000 kg1,650
– more than 5 000 kg but not more than 6 000 kg2,100
– more than 6 000 kg but not more than 7 000 kg2,600
– more than 7 000 kg but not more than 8 000 kg3,250
– more than 8 000 kg but not more than 9 000 kg4,050
– more than 9 000 kg but not more than 10 000 kg5,000
– more than 10 000 kg but not more than 11 000 kg6,000
– more than 11 000 kg but not more than 12 000 kg7,150
– more than 12 000 kg but not more than 13 000 kg8,500
– more than 13 000 kg10,000

Schedule 1A table 2: replaced, on 8 July 2015, by regulation 8(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/110).

Schedule 1A table 2 heading: replaced, on 11 August 2017, by section 107(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A table 2: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A table 2: amended, on 1 February 2017, by regulation 7(3) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2016 (LI 2016/277).

1 Mass on individual axles

For each axle the mass on which exceeds the maximum permitted mass for such an axle, the appropriate overloading infringement fee shown in table 1 is payable.

Schedule 1A clause 1 heading: replaced, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A clause 1: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

2 Sum of axle mass on 2 or more consecutive axles

For each group of 2 or more consecutive axles of a vehicle or combination of vehicles the sum of the mass of which exceeds the sum of the mass permitted on a group of 2 or more consecutive axles with the recorded distance between the centres of the first and the last axle of the group, the appropriate overloading infringement fee shown in table 2 is payable.

Schedule 1A clause 2 heading: replaced, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A clause 2: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

3 Total axle mass of vehicle

For each vehicle the total of the axle mass of which exceeds the permitted total axle mass for a vehicle with the recorded distance between the centres of the first and last axle of the vehicle, the appropriate overloading infringement fee shown in table 2 is payable.

Schedule 1A clause 3 heading: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A clause 3: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

4 Total axle mass of combination of vehicles

For each combination of vehicles the total of the axle mass of which exceeds the permitted total of axle mass for a combination of vehicles with the recorded distance between the centre of the first axle of the first vehicle and the centre of the last axle of the last vehicle, the appropriate overloading infringement fee shown in table 2 is payable.

Schedule 1A clause 4 heading: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

Schedule 1A clause 4: amended, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

4A Gross vehicle mass

For each vehicle, or combination of vehicles, the gross vehicle mass of which exceeds either the prescribed maximum gross mass limit or the gross vehicle mass, the appropriate overloading infringement fee shown in table 2 is payable.

Schedule 1A clause 4A: inserted, on 11 August 2017, by section 107(8) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

4B Mass on bridges

For each vehicle, or combination of vehicles, the gross vehicle mass or any other mass of which exceeds the gross vehicle mass or any other mass limit fixed in relation to a particular bridge by a notice under regulation 11 of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974, the appropriate overloading infringement fee shown in table 2 is payable.

Schedule 1A clause 4B: inserted, on 11 August 2017, by section 107(8) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).

5 Weighing tolerances

The axle mass measured (or, in the case of an offence referred to in table 2, the total of the mass measured on the axles) is to be reduced by the following amounts:

(a)

0.5 tonnes for any mass measured on any axle:

(b)

0.5 tonnes for any mass measured on any twin-steer axle set:

(c)

1.0 tonne for any mass measured on any other axle set (except in a case to which paragraph (d) applies):

(d)

0.5 tonnes,—

(i)

in the case of a single vehicle that is not part of a combination vehicle, for any mass measured on all axles of that vehicle:

(ii)

in the case of a combination vehicle, for any mass measured on all axles of that combination vehicle.

Schedule 1A clause 5: replaced, on 11 August 2017, by section 110(7) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).