Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2012

2012/110

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2012

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of June 2012

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to sections 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.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Amendment Regulations 2012.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 5 July 2012.

3 Principal regulations
4 Application
5 Schedule amended

Schedule
Schedule amended

r 5

Part 1
Amendments to Parts 1 and 4 of Schedule applying during period 5 July 2012 to 4 July 2015

Part 1

Replace items 1 to 3 with:

ItemRegulationDescription Fee ($)
13(1)(a)

Fee to obtain a class of learner licence—

  
  
  • (a) if the application relates to Class 1 or 6:

 48.70
  
  • (b) if the application relates to Class 2, 3, 4, or 5

 48.20
23(1)(a)

Fee to obtain a class of restricted licence

 48.70
33(1)(a)

Fee to obtain a class of full licence—

  
  
  • (a) if the application relates to Class 1 or 6:

 50.00
  
  • (b) if the application relates to Class 2, 3, 4, or 5

 49.60
Part 4

Replace items 1 and 2 with:

ItemRegulationDescription Fee ($)
13(1)(b)

Fee to undertake tests required for a class of learner licence—

  
  
  • (a) if the application relates to Class 1 or 6:

 47.40
  
  • (b) if the application relates to Class 2, 3, 4, or 5

 45.70
23(1)(b)

Fee to undertake tests required for a class of restricted licence

 88.30

In item 3, replace 59.90 with 61.70.

In item 5, replace 59.90 with 61.70.

Part 2
Amendments to Parts 1 and 4 of Schedule applying on and after 5 July 2015

Part 1

Replace items 1 to 3 with:

ItemRegulationDescription Fee ($)
13(1)(a)

Fee to obtain a class of learner licence

 48.20
23(1)(a)

Fee to obtain a class of restricted licence

 48.20
33(1)(a)

Fee to obtain a class of full licence

 49.60
Part 4

Replace items 1 and 2 with:

ItemRegulationDescription Fee ($)
13(1)(b)

Fee to undertake tests required for a class of learner licence

 45.70
23(1)(b)

Fee to undertake tests required for a class of restricted licence

 86.60

In item 3, replace 61.70 with 59.90.

In item 5, replace 61.70 with 59.90.

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, which come into force on 5 July 2012, amend the Schedule of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Regulations 1999 (the principal regulations) to increase certain driver licensing fees and driver testing fees.

Regulation 5(1) and Part 1 of the Schedule increase the fees for the following driver licensing and driver testing fees specified in Part 1 and Part 4 of the Schedule of the principal regulations during the period beginning on 5 July 2012 and ending with the close of 4 July 2015 as follows:

  • the fee to obtain a learner or restricted licence of Class 1 or 6 is increased from $48.20 to $48.70:

  • the fee to obtain a full licence of Class 1 or 6 is increased from $49.60 to $50.00:

  • the fee to undertake tests required for a learner licence of Class 1 or 6 is increased from $45.70 to $47.40:

  • the fee to undertake tests required for a restricted licence is increased from $86.60 to $88.30:

  • the fee to undertake tests required for a full licence of Class 1 or 6 is increased from $59.90 to $61.70.

Regulation 5(2) and Part 2 of the Schedule reinstate the fees that applied before 5 July 2012 in respect of applications for the relevant licences and tests made on or after 5 July 2015.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 June 2012.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.