Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999

18 Conditions of restricted licence

(1)

The holder of a restricted licence of a particular class is authorised to drive a vehicle to which that class of licence relates if the holder complies with the following conditions:

(a)

in the case of a Class 1R licence, the holder—

(i)

must not carry any passenger, other than the holder’s spouse, partner, parent, guardian, or dependant, unless the holder is accompanied by a person described in subclause (2); and

(ii)

must not drive between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am unless the holder is accompanied by a person described in subclause (2); and

(b)

in the case of a Class 6R licence, where the holder is riding a motorcycle, the holder—

(i)

must ride an approved motorcycle; and

(ii)

must not—

(A)

ride between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am; or

(B)

use the motorcycle to tow another vehicle; or

(C)

carry another person on the motorcycle or in a sidecar attached to the motorcycle; and

(c)

in the case of a Class 6R licence, where the holder is riding a moped, the holder must not—

(i)

ride between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am; or

(ii)

carry another person on the moped or in a sidecar attached to the moped.

(2)

A person referred to in subclause (1)(a)(i) and (ii) is a person who—

(a)

either—

(i)

holds, and has held for at least 2 years, a full New Zealand photographic driver licence that authorises that person to drive that vehicle and that is not subject to a condition imposed under clause 67, 67A, 86, or 89; or

(ii)

holds a full New Zealand photographic driver licence that authorises that person to drive that vehicle and that is not subject to a condition imposed under clause 67, 67A, 86, or 89, and has held for at least 2 years the equivalent of a full New Zealand photographic driver licence issued in a licensing jurisdiction other than New Zealand; and

(b)

is in charge of the vehicle; and

(c)

is seated in the front passenger seat or, if there is no front passenger seat available, is seated as close as is practicable to the driver.

(3)

The conditions imposed under this clause are in addition to any conditions imposed on the licence holder under Part 9.

Clause 18(1)(a)(i): amended, on 1 October 2011, by clause 12(1) of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Amendment Rule 2011 (SR 2011/306).

Clause 18(1)(b): replaced, on 1 October 2012, by clause 6(2) of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Amendment Rule (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/346).

Clause 18(1)(c): added, on 1 October 2011, by clause 12(2) of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Amendment Rule 2011 (SR 2011/306).

Clause 18(2): substituted, on 1 October 2011, by clause 12(3) of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Amendment Rule 2011 (SR 2011/306).