Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2019

2019/303

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 9th day of December 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 167 of the Land Transport Act 1998 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 10 January 2020.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, item relating to Land Transport Act 1998, insert in their appropriate numerical order the items set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule Schedule 1 amended

r 4

98D(2)(a)Operator requiring person in charge of motor vehicle to pay fee that exceeds prescribed amount1,0005,000
98D(2)(c)Operator failing to remove or arrange for removal of immobilising device in accordance with section 98D(2)(c)1,0005,000

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 10 January 2020, amend Schedule 1 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999. Those regulations create offences for breaching specified land transport provisions and specify the penalties that apply.

The amendments made by regulation 4 relate to new provisions in the Land Transport Act 1998 that were inserted by the Land Transport (Wheel Clamping) Amendment Act 2019. The amendments create infringement offences and prescribe infringement fees for breaches of those provisions by persons who apply immobilising devices to parked motor vehicles.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 December 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.