Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2010

2010/138

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Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of May 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to sections 167 and 168 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.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2010.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 July 2010.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 New regulation 14A
  • The following regulation is inserted after regulation 14:

    14A Rescheduling driver test
    • (1) An application to reschedule a driver test (including a test undertaken to obtain an endorsement of a licence) must be accompanied by the fee specified in Part 10A of the Schedule.

      (2) The applicant must make the application on a working day that leaves, after that working day, 2 clear working days, ie, 2 clear periods of 24 hours, before the day on which the test was scheduled to occur.

5 Regulation 15 substituted
  • Regulation 15 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    15 Refunds
    • (1) Subclause (2) applies to an applicant who—

      • (a) makes—

        • (i) an application for the issue or renewal of an endorsement of 1 of Type I, O, P, or V; or

        • (ii) applications for the issue or renewal of an endorsement of 2 or more of Type I, O, P, or V; and

      • (b) pays the fee or fees prescribed for the application or applications; and

      • (c) may or may not pay a fit and proper person checking fee; and

      • (d) has—

        • (i) the application declined; or

        • (ii) all the applications declined.

      (2) The applicant is entitled to the following:

      • (a) the appropriate refund specified in Part 11 of the Schedule minus the refund processing fee also specified in that Part; and

      • (b) if the applicant paid a fit and proper person checking fee, a refund of the proportion of the fee relating to vetting not undertaken.

      (3) Subclause (4) applies to an applicant who—

      • (a) makes applications for the issue or renewal of an endorsement of 2 or more of Type I, O, P, or V; and

      • (b) pays the fees prescribed for the applications; and

      • (c) may or may not pay a fit and proper person checking fee; and

      • (d) has 1 or more of the applications granted.

      (4) The applicant is not entitled to any refund for any of the applications that were declined.

      (5) Subclause (6) or (7) applies to an applicant who—

      • (a) applies for a driver licence or an endorsement of a licence; and

      • (b) pays the fee prescribed for a driver test; and

      • (c) gives notice of his or her intention to withdraw from the test.

      (6) If the applicant gives the notice on a working day that leaves, after that working day, 2 clear working days, ie, 2 clear periods of 24 hours, before the day on which the test was scheduled to occur, the applicant is entitled to a refund of the fee paid minus the refund processing fee specified in Part 11 of the Schedule.

      (7) If the applicant gives the notice on a working day that leaves, after that working day, fewer than 2 clear working days, ie, 2 clear periods of 24 hours, before the day on which the test was scheduled to occur, the applicant is entitled to a refund of the fee paid minus the refund processing fee specified in Part 11 of the Schedule only if the time scheduled for the test is reallocated to another applicant.

      (8) If the Agency is satisfied in a particular case that there are special circumstances applicable to the case, it may waive, refund, or rebate a fee prescribed in these regulations or assessed under them.

6 Regulations 15A and 15B revoked
7 Schedule amended
  • The Schedule of the principal regulations is amended by—

    • (b) revoking Part 7 and substituting Part 7 as set out in Schedule 2 of these regulations:


Schedule 1
Parts 1 to 4 substituted in Schedule of principal regulations

r 7(a)

Part 1
Application fee to obtain or renew certain classes of driver licence

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 3(1)(a) 

Fee to obtain a class of learner licence

 47.20
2 3(1)(a) 

Fee to obtain a class of restricted licence

 47.20
3 3(1)(a) 

Fee to obtain a class of full licence

 48.50
4 3(1)(a) 

Fee to obtain or renew a photographic licence if the applicant is under 75 years at the time of application—

  
    
  • (a) if the new licence will be valid for 1 year or less

 12.00
    
  • (b) if the new licence will be valid for more than 1 year but not more than 2 years

 14.40
    
  • (c) if the new licence will be valid for more than 2 years but not more than 3 years

 14.40
    
  • (d) if the new licence will be valid for more than 3 years but not more than 4 years

 19.80
    
  • (e) if the new licence will be valid for more than 4 years but not more than 5 years

 19.80
    
  • (f) if the new licence will be valid for more than 5 years but not more than 6 years

 25.20
    
  • (g) if the new licence will be valid for more than 6 years but not more than 7 years

 25.20
    
  • (h) if the new licence will be valid for more than 7 years but not more than 8 years

 30.00
    
  • (i) if the new licence will be valid for more than 8 years but not more than 9 years

 30.00
    
  • (j) if the new licence will be valid for more than 9 years but not more than 11 years

 43.00
5 3(1)(a) 

Fee to obtain or renew a photographic licence if the applicant is aged 75 years or over at the time of application

 18.30

Part 2
Application for endorsement of driver licence

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 4(a) 

Fee to obtain a Type I endorsement to be issued for a period of 5 years, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type O, P, or V endorsement

 241.00
2 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type I endorsement to be issued for a period of 1 year, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type O, P, or V endorsement 63.00
3 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type O endorsement to be issued for a period of 5 years, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type I, P, or V endorsement 241.00
4 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type O endorsement to be issued for a period of 1 year, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type I, P, or V endorsement 63.00
5 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type P endorsement to be issued for a period of 5 years, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type I, O, or V endorsement 241.00
6 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type P endorsement to be issued for a period of 1 year, if applicant is to use the endorsement only for the purpose of driving large passenger service vehicles and is not the current holder of a Type I, O, or V endorsement 63.00
7 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type P endorsement to be issued for a period of 1 year, if applicant is to use the endorsement for the purpose of driving small passenger service vehicles or both large and small passenger service vehicles and is not the current holder of a Type I, O, or V endorsement 63.00
8 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type V endorsement to be issued for a period of 5 years, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type I, O, or P endorsement 241.00
9 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type V endorsement to be issued for a period of 1 year, if applicant is not the current holder of a Type I, O, or P endorsement 63.00
10 4(a) Fee to obtain a Type D, F, R, T, or W endorsement 43.00

Part 3
Application for renewal of endorsements

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type D endorsement

 43.00
2 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type I endorsement for a period of 5 years

 241.00
3 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type I endorsement for a period of 1 year

 63.00
4 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type O endorsement for a period of 5 years

 241.00
5 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type O endorsement for a period of 1 year

 63.00
6 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type P endorsement for a period of 5 years

 241.00
7 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type P endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant is to use the endorsement only for the purpose of driving large passenger service vehicles

 63.00
8 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type P endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant is to use the endorsement for the purpose of driving small passenger service vehicles or both large and small passenger service vehicles

 63.00
9 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type V endorsement for a period of 5 years

 241.00
10 5(1)(a) 

Fee for renewal of a Type V endorsement for a period of 1 year

 63.00

Part 4
Driver testing fees

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a class of learner licence

 44.70
2 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a class of restricted licence

 58.60
3 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a full licence of Class 1

 84.70
4 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a full licence of Class 2, 3, 4, or 5

 58.60
5 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a full licence of Class 6

 84.70
6 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake the motor cycle basic handling skills test required for a learner licence of Class 6

 41.00
7 3(1)(b) 

Fee to undertake the on-road safety test that an applicant for a driver licence may be required to pass under the Driver Licensing rule

 41.00
8 3(1)(b) 

Fee for the first retake of the on-road safety test that an applicant for a driver licence may be required to pass under the Driver Licensing rule

 0.00
9 3(1)(b) 

Fee for the second retake (and subsequent retakes) of the on-road safety test that an applicant for a driver licence may be required to pass under the Driver Licensing rule

 41.00
10 4(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a Type I, P, or V endorsement

 84.70
11 4(b) 

Fee to undertake tests required for a Type O endorsement

 466.00

Schedule 2
Part 7 substituted in Schedule of principal regulations

r 7(b)

Part 7
Fees for limited licence, replacement licence, or driver identification card, and licence conversion of overseas licence

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 7 

Fee to obtain limited licence

 38.50
2 8 

Fee for issue or renewal of driver identification card if applicant is also an applicant for the issue or renewal of an endorsement

 8.50
3 8 

Fee for issue or renewal of driver identification card if applicant is not also an applicant for the issue or renewal of an endorsement

 13.40
4 9(1) 

Fee to obtain replacement licence

 37.40
5 9(2) 

Fee to obtain replacement driver identification card

 13.40
6 10 

Fee to convert overseas licence into New Zealand licence

 51.00

Schedule 3
Parts 9 to 11 substituted in Schedule of principal regulations

r 7(c)

Part 9
Fees for information requests

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 13 

Fee to obtain information from national register of driver licences

 10.90

Part 10
Fees for exemptions

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 14 

Fee to obtain exemption from a requirement of the Driver Licensing rule

 26.70

Part 10A
Fees for test booking rescheduling

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 14A 

Fee for rescheduling driver licence test (including a test required as part of obtaining an endorsement of a licence)

 16.00

Part 11
Refunds

Item Regulation Description Fee ($)
1 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue of a Type P or V endorsement for a period of 5 years, if applicant not the current holder of a Type I, O, P, or V endorsement

 192.80
2 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue of a Type V endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant not the current holder of a Type I, O, or P endorsement

 50.40
3 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue of a Type P endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant was to use the endorsement only for the purpose of driving large passenger service vehicles and was not the current holder of a Type I, O, or V endorsement

 50.40
4 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue of a Type P endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant was to use the endorsement for the purpose of driving small passenger service vehicles or both large and small passenger service vehicles and was not the current holder of a Type I, O, or V endorsement

 50.40
5 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the renewal of a Type P or V endorsement for a period of 5 years

 192.80
6 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the renewal of a Type V endorsement for a period of 1 year

 50.40
7 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the renewal of a Type P endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant was to use the endorsement for the purpose of driving small passenger service vehicles or both large and small passenger service vehicles

 50.40
8 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the renewal of a Type P endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant was to use the endorsement only for the purpose of driving large passenger service vehicles

 50.40
9 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue of a Type I or O endorsement for a period of 5 years, if applicant not the current holder of a Type I, O, P or V endorsement

 192.80
10 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue of a Type I or O endorsement for a period of 1 year, if applicant not the current holder of a Type I, O, P, or V endorsement

 50.40
11 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the renewal of a Type I or O endorsement for a period of 5 years

 192.80
12 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the renewal of a Type I or O endorsement for a period of 1 year

 50.40
13 15 

Refund payable to unsuccessful applicant for the issue or renewal of a Type I, O, P, or V endorsement who is required to apply for a driver identification card and whose application for a driver identification card is declined

 8.50
14 15 

Refund processing fee

 16.00

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 change driver licensing and driver testing fees, increasing some, decreasing others, and providing fees for rescheduling a driver test and for processing a cancelled driver test. The regulations come into force on 1 July 2010.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 June 2010.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.