Land Transport (Storage and Towage Fees for Impounded Vehicles) Amendment Regulations 2004

2004/206

Land Transport (Storage and Towage Fees for Impounded Vehicles) Amendment Regulations 2004


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Transport.


Pursuant to sections 97, 167, and 168 of the Land Transport Act 1998, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, 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 5 August 2004.

3 Application
  • The amendments made by these regulations apply to vehicles seized and impounded on or after 5 August 2004.

4 Towage fees for impounded vehicles
  • (1) Regulation 3(1)(a)(i) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression $47.00, and substituting the expression $52.50.

    (2) Regulation 3(1)(a)(ii) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression $60.00, and substituting the expression $70.00.

    (3) Regulation 3(1)(b)(i) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression $100.00, and substituting the expression $130.00.

    (4) Regulation 3(1)(b)(ii) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression $150.00, and substituting the expression $200.00.

5 Transitional provision
  • The principal regulations continue to apply to vehicles seized and impounded before 5 August 2004 as if these regulations had not been made.

Diane Morcom,

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 5 August 2004, amend regulation 3 of the Land Transport (Storage and Towage Fees for Impounded Vehicles) Regulations 1999 ( the principal regulations), by increasing the towage fees payable in respect of vehicles that are seized and impounded under section 96 or section 122 of the Land Transport Act 1998.

The increased fees apply only to vehicles that are seized and impounded on or after 5 August 2004.

If a vehicle was seized and impounded before 5 August 2004, the fees payable under regulation 3 of the principal regulations prior to 5 August 2004 continue to apply.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 8 July 2004.


  • 1 SR 1999/85