Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2000

2000/285

Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2000


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 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 25 January 2001.

3 New provision inserted
  • The principal regulations are amended by inserting, after regulation 2, the following regulation:

    2A Overloading offences
    • For the purposes of the definition of the term overloading offence in section 2(1) of the Act, an overloading offence is an offence—

      • (a) referred to in section 43 of the Act; or

      • (b) specified in Part III of the Second Schedule of the Transport Act 1962.

4 New Schedule 1 substituted
  • [Revoked]

    Regulation 4 was revoked, as from 1 April 2002, by regulation 6(c) Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/44).

5 Revocations
  • The following regulations are revoked:

    • (a) Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/241):

    • (b) Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 1999 (SR 1999/314).


Schedule
New Schedule 1 of principal regulations

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Schedule 1
Offence provisions and penalties

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ProvisionBrief descriptionMaximum penalty on summary conviction for individual ($)Maximum penalty on summary conviction for body corporate ($)Infringement fee for individual ($)Infringement fee for body corporate ($)
Door Retention Systems 1997 (32001):    
Section 4.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 4.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, and retailers500500370370
Interior Impact 1997 (32002):    
Section 4.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 4.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, and retailers500500370370
Steering Systems 1997 (32003):    
Section 4.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 4.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, and retailers500500370370
Frontal Impact 1997 (32006):    
Section 4.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 4.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, and retailers500500370370
External Projections 1997 (32008):   
Section 4.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 4.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, and retailers500500370370
Head Restraints 1997 (32010):    
Section 4.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 4.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, and retailers500500370370
Glazing 1999 (32012/1):    
Section 7.1Operators' responsibilities500500150150
Section 7.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 7.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 7.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 7.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Vehicle Repair 1998 (34001):    
Section 3.1Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Vehicle Standards Compliance 1998 (35001):   
Section 10.1Responsibilities of owners and operators500500200200
Section 10.2Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 10.3Responsibilities of manufacturers and importers500500370370
Passenger Service Vehicles 1999 (31001):   
Section 10.1Operators' responsibilities500500370370
Section 10.2Repairers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 10.3Modifiers' responsibilities500500370370
Section 10.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
Section 10.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and importers500500370370
Dangerous Goods 1999 (45001):   
Section 10.1(1)Person or organisation involved in activity related to transport of dangerous goods must undertake activity safely and in compliance with Dangerous Goods rule2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.1(2)Person or organisation not specified in sections 10.2 to 10.6 but involved in activity relating to transport of dangerous goods must comply with relevant requirements of Dangerous Goods rule2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.1(3)(a)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must comply with requirements in section 2 relating to dangerous goods in limited quantities, consumer commodities, small packages, routine diagnostic specimens, and low-risk biological products2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.1(3)(b)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must comply with requirements in section 2 relating to dangerous goods transported for use as tools-of-trade, for agricultural use, or for a commercial purpose, but not transported for hire or direct reward2,50010,000250750
Section 10.1(3)(c)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must comply with requirements in section 2 relating to dangerous goods transported for domestic or recreational purposes, but not transported for hire or direct reward2,50010,000150500
Section 10.1(4)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must not continue to transport those goods if the packaging they are contained in is leaking7,50037,5001,5007,500
Section 10.1(5)Person or organisation not transporting dangerous goods must not display labels, placards, or markings that identify or may be mistaken for labels, placards, or markings that identify dangerous goods2,50010,000150500
Section 10.2(a)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that dangerous goods are properly packaged5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.2(b)(i)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that packages of dangerous goods display labels and marks to identify the goods as dangerous goods10,00050,0002,00010,000
Section 10.2(b)(ii)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that packages of dangerous goods display the correct labels and marks5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.2(c)(i)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that required dangerous goods documentation is provided10,00050,0002,00010,000
Section 10.2(c)(ii)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that required dangerous goods documentation contains the correct information5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.2(d)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that required emergency response information is supplied5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.2(e)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
Section 10.3(a)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure condition of packaging, labelling, and marking is checked for obvious defects2,50010,000250750
Section 10.3(b)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure that required load plan, or container, or vehicle packing certificate is prepared5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.3(c)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure compliance with any special loading instructions in dangerous goods documentation5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.3(d)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure mixed loads are segregated as required5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.3(e)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure that vehicle or freight container is placarded as required5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.3(f)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure the vehicle is securely loaded3,50015,0007502,500
Section 10.3(g)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must have undergone specific training on the transport of dangerous goods2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.3(h)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
Section 10.4(a)(i)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure the vehicle or load is placarded to indicate that it contains dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
Section 10.4(a)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure placards are affixed in the correct position on the vehicle or load3,50015,0007502,500
Section 10.4(a)(iii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure the correct placards are displayed for the classes or divisions of goods located on the vehicle5,00025,0001,0005,000
Section 10.4(b)(i)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure the vehicle is not parked for more than 18 hours unless it is in depot2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.4(b)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure vehicle is securely loaded3,50015,0007502,500
Section 10.4(b)(iii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure required emergency response information is carried2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.4(b)(iv)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure vehicle stops at railway level crossings as required2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.4(c)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must have undergone specific training on the transport of dangerous goods2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.4(e)(i)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is carried2,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.4(e)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is secured in dangerous goods holder in accordance with section 52,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.4(e)(iii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is made available to dangerous goods enforcement officer or emergency services personnel if required2,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.4(e)(iv)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the handling or the transport of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
Section 10.4(f)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure Schedule of Quantities is amended to record collection or delivery of dangerous goods2,50010,000250750
Section 10.4(g)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods to ensure load plan is amended to record collection or delivery of dangerous goods and other goods from which dangerous goods are to be segregated2,50010,000250750
Section 10.5(a)Driver or operator of rail service vehicle must have undergone specific training on the transport of dangerous goods2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.5(b)(i)Driver or operator of rail service vehicle must ensure dangerous goods documentation is carried2,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.5(b)(ii)Driver or operator of rail service vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is secured in dangerous goods holder in accordance with section 52,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.5(b)(iii)Driver or operator of rail service vehicle must ensure dangerous goods documentation is made available to dangerous goods enforcement officer or emergency services personnel if required2,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.5(b)(iv)Driver or operator of rail service vehicle must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
Section 10.6Person or organisation employing person to carry out activity related to transport of dangerous goods must ensure employee complies with the Dangerous Goods rule5,00025,0001,0005,000
Driver Licensing 1999 (91001):   
Clause 37(2)Person must surrender driver identification card as and when required under the Driver Licensing rule500
Clause 105Person must not deface, alter, or tamper with the characteristics of, or features of, or information displayed on, a driver licence or driver identification card500

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 25 January 2001, replace Schedule 1 in the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999 with a new Schedule 1. The new Schedule 1 augments the previous Schedule 1 by specifying infringement fees for breaches of various provisions in the following Land Transport Rules:

  • Door Retention Systems 1997 (32001):

  • Interior Impact 1997 (32002):

  • Steering Systems 1997 (32003):

  • Frontal Impact 1997 (32006):

  • External Projections 1997 (32008):

  • Head Restraints 1997 (32010):

  • Glazing 1999 (32012/1):

  • Vehicle Repair 1998 (34001):

  • Vehicle Standards Compliance 1998 (35001):

  • Passenger Service Vehicles 1999 (31001).

These regulations also clarify what constitutes overloading offences and the relevant penalties for them.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 December 2000.


  • 1 SR 1999/99