Land Transport Act 1998

6 Vehicles to be safe and operated in compliance with rules

(1)

A person may not operate an unsafe motor vehicle on a road.

(2)

If the regulations or the rules require a vehicle to have current evidence of vehicle inspection or a current certificate of loading, or both, a person may not operate the vehicle on a road without the appropriate current evidence of vehicle inspection or certificate or both (as the case may require).

(3)

A person operating a motor vehicle that is required to have current evidence of vehicle inspection or a certificate of loading must comply with the provisions in the regulations and the rules concerning such evidence or certificate, and the operation of the vehicle.

(4)

Evidence of vehicle inspection must be displayed on the vehicle to which it applies.

(5)

A certificate of loading must be displayed on the vehicle to which it applies if required by the rules.

Compare: 1986 No 6 s 5

Section 6(5): inserted, on 11 August 2017, by section 47 of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 34).