Heavy Motor Vehicle Amendment Regulations 2016

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Heavy Motor Vehicle Amendment Regulations 2016

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of November 2016

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 167, 168, and 218(1)(c) of the Land Transport Act 1998 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Heavy Motor Vehicle Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 February 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 5 amended (Use of roads and general weight limitations)
5 Regulation 7 amended (Permits to exceed weight limits)
6 Regulation 12 amended (Road construction zones)

In regulation 12(4), replace “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

7 Schedule 4A revoked

Revoke Schedule 4A.

Michael Webster,
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 1 February 2017, amend the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974 (the principal regulations).

Regulations 4 and 6 amend the principal regulations to reflect the replacement of the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002 with the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016. The Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016 comes into force on the same day as these regulations.

Regulations 5 and 7 revoke provisions of the principal regulations relating to fees for permits.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry of Transport produced a regulatory impact statement on 9 June 2016 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 November 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.