Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2011

2011/365

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Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2011

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of October 2011

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 2011.

2  Commencement
  • (1) Regulations 3, 5(1) to (3), and 6 come into force on 27 February 2012.

    (2) The rest of these regulations come into force on 1 October 2012.

3  Principal regulations amended
4  New regulation 12A inserted
  • The following regulation is inserted after regulation 12:

    12A Fees to take part in accelerated licensing process
    • An application to take part as a driver or as an employer in the accelerated licensing process under Part 4A of the Driver Licensing rule must be accompanied by the appropriate fee specified in Part 8A of the Schedule.

5  Schedule amended
  • (1) Item 2 of Part 4 of the Schedule is amended by omitting 58.60 and substituting 86.60.

    (2) Item 3 of Part 4 of the Schedule is amended by omitting 86.60 and substituting 59.90.

    (3) Item 5 of Part 4 of the Schedule is amended by omitting 86.60 and substituting 59.90.

    (4) The Schedule is amended by inserting the Part 8A set out in the Schedule of these regulations after Part 8.

Transitional provision

6  Transitional provision relating to certain driver testing fees
  • (1) This regulation applies to an applicant who—

    • (a) makes an application to undertake a test to which a fee specified in item 2, 3, or 5 of Part 4 of the Schedule (as substituted by regulation 5(1) to (3) of these regulations) applies before 27 February 2012; but

    • (b) does not sit the test to which the application relates until on or after 27 February 2012.

    (2) The applicant must pay the relevant fee that applies on the date on which the applicant sits, or intends to sit, the test.


Schedule
New Part 8A inserted into Schedule

r 5(4)

Part 8A
Fees for taking part in accelerated licensing process

ItemRegulation DescriptionFee
($)
112A Fee for driver to take part in accelerated licensing process193.20
212A Fee for employer to take part in accelerated licensing process64.40

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 amend the Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Regulations 1999 to—

  • adjust the fees in Part 4 of the Schedule (which relates to driver testing fees) for undertaking tests required for a class of restricted licence, a full licence of class 1, and a full licence of class 6; and

  • insert new regulation 12A and new Part 8A into the Schedule, which prescribe the obligation to pay fees for taking part as a driver or as an employer in the accelerated licensing process under Part 4A of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 and specify the amounts of those fees.

Regulations 3, 5(1) to (3), and 6 come into force on 27 February 2012. Regulation 5(1) to (3) specify new fees for undertaking the tests required for a class of restricted licence, a full licence of Class 1, and a full licence of Class 6. Regulation 6 is a transitional provision relating to the new fees substituted by regulation 5(1) to (3).

The rest of these regulations come into force on 1 October 2012.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 October 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.