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Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Published Date 01 Jul 2016

Heavy Vehicle National Law

New South Wales Class 2 Safety, Productivity & Environment Construction Transport Authorisation Notice 2016 (No. 1)

Statutory Instrument Series:

Class 2 Heavy Vehicle Exemption Notice - Authorisation

 

1               Authorising provision

This Notice is made under section 138 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) as applied in New South Wales.

2               Purpose

(1)         This Notice authorises the use of stated categories of class 2 heavy vehicles that are Performance Based Standards (PBS) vehicles on the New South Wales SPECT Scheme Network, subject to specified conditions.

(2)         This Notice works in conjunction with the New South Wales Safety, Productivity & Environment Construction Transport Scheme (the SPECT Scheme), providing access to the New South Wales SPECT Scheme Network for the transport of specified construction materials under specified safety, environmental and productivity conditions. It is a condition of this Notice that a participating operator be enrolled in, and comply with, the SPECT Scheme.

Note— Details of the Safety, Productivity & Environment Construction Transport Scheme may be found on the NSW Roads and Maritime Services website at http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/spects.

 

3               Commencement

This Notice commences on 1 July 2016.

4               Expiry

This Notice expires on 30 June 2021.

5               Definitions

In this Notice—

eligible vehicle means a vehicle that:

a)      is the subject of a current PBS vehicle approval for operation at Level 1 or 2; and

b)      is a nominated vehicle in accordance with the SPECT Scheme Business Rules.

 

 

SPECT Scheme Business Rules means the set of operator requirements and conditions under the SPECT Scheme as maintained by RMS, and as amended from time to time.

 

6               Application

This Notice applies to eligible vehicles operating in New South Wales.

7               Authorisation

An eligible vehicle, operating under this Notice, and that complies with all of its conditions, may use areas and routes specified in the New South Wales SPECT Scheme Network published by New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services.

Note- The online SPECT Scheme PBS Network may be found at http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/spects.

 

8               Conditions

(1)         An eligible vehicle operating under this Notice must comply with the conditions contained in its PBS Vehicle Approval.

(2)         An eligible vehicle operating under this Notice must comply with:

a)      all the requirements of the SPECT Scheme including the SPECT Scheme Business Rules; and

b)      any special conditions of its SPECT Scheme nomination.

 

Note— Section 153 of the HVNL requires a driver of a PBS vehicle to keep a copy of the PBS vehicle approval in their possession.

 

 

 

Date: 29 June 2016

Title: Sal Petroccitto - Description: Signature of Sal Petroccitto
Chief Executive Officer
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

 

 

Sal Petroccitto

Chief Executive Officer

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator