Land Transport (Enforcement Powers) Amendment Bill

  • enacted
25 Enforcement officers may give directions prohibiting driving of vehicles
  • Section 115 is amended by inserting the following subsections after subsection (3):

    • (3A) When issuing a notice under subsection (3), an enforcement officer may direct the driver or owner of the vehicle to comply with any applicable requirements with respect to the noise emitted by the vehicle's exhaust system if the enforcement officer believes on reasonable grounds that the vehicle does not comply with those requirements.

    • (3B) If a vehicle is subject to a direction under subsection (1) or (3) on the grounds that the vehicle's exhaust system exceeds any prescribed noise or decibel limits, the vehicle's exhaust system must, before new evidence of vehicle inspection may be issued, be certified as complying with the relevant limits in accordance with any prescribed testing and certification procedure.