Land Transport Amendment Act 2009

Reprint as at 10 May 2011

Land Transport Amendment Act 2009

Public Act2009 No 17
Date of assent25 June 2009
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Transport.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

4 Short Title and commencement

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

5 Interpretation

6 New section 11A inserted

7 New section 57A inserted

8 Contravention of section 12

9 Failure or refusal to remain at specified place or to accompany enforcement officer

10 Failure or refusal to permit blood specimen to be taken

11 Person in charge of motor vehicle causing injury or death

12 Causing injury or death in circumstances to which section 61 does not apply

13 Defences

14 Blood test fee

15 New section 71A inserted

16 Who must give blood specimen at places other than hospital or surgery

17 Who must give blood specimen in hospital or surgery

18 New section 73A inserted

19 Certificates in blood-alcohol proceedings

20 Circumstances in which certificate not admissible in proceedings

21 Release of vehicle after 28 days

22 Arrest of persons for alcohol or drug-related offences, or assault on enforcement officer

23 Enforcement officer may immobilise vehicle, etc, if driver incapable of proper control of vehicle

24 Strict liability for offences involving insecure loads and loads falling from vehicles

25 Regulations

26 New section 209A inserted

27 Repeals

28 Transitional regulations

29 Expiry of section 216

30 Regulations and other enactments having effect under this Act

31 Expiry of section 218

32 New Part 17 inserted

Preliminary provisions

Register of motor vehicles

Registration and licensing requirements

Change of registered person on sale or other disposition

Cancellation of registration

Registration plates

General provisions relating to registration and licensing

Offences and penalties



Delegations and authorisations

Fees and charges

Part 2
Repeal, revocation, and consequential amendments

33 Repeal

34 Revocation

35 Consequential amendments

Schedule 1
Consequential amendments to Land Transport Act 1998

Schedule 2
Other enactments consequentially amended

Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: