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SR 2004 No. 35 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989.
Administered by: DOTARS
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Mar-2004
Tabled Senate22-Mar-2004
Gazetted 18 Mar 2004
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Infrastructure and Regional Development (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2004 No. 352

I, JOHN SANDERSON, Administrator of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

Dated 10 March 2004



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3              Amendment of Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989

                Schedule 1 amends the Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]           After regulation 21

insert in Division 4.1

21A         Nonstandard road vehicles — prescribed circumstance relating to intergovernmental agreements

         (1)   For paragraph 20 (1) (b) of the Act, it is a prescribed circumstance that the road vehicle:

                (a)    is a vehicle to which an intergovernmental agreement applies; and

               (b)    is imported in accordance with the requirements of the intergovernmental agreement.

         (2)   In this regulation:

intergovernmental agreement means an agreement, being an agreement to which the Commonwealth and the government of a country, or the governments of countries, other than Australia are parties, that provides for the importation of vehicles specified in the agreement into Australia on a temporary basis without payment of duties of customs.

[2]           Subregulation 52A (3), definition of sample vehicle, subparagraph (a) (iii)


the first vehicle of a make and model approved by the Minister for importation

[3]           Schedule 2, item 5


[4]           Schedule 2, item 6, column 2, paragraphs (a) and (b)


supplied by the Minister

[5]           Schedule 2, item 6, column 3





[6]           Schedule 2, item 6, column 3





[7]           Schedule 2, item 7, column 2, paragraph (a)


supplied by the Minister


1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1989 No. 202, as amended by 1991 Nos. 66 and 330; 1992 No. 222; 1994 No. 23; 2000 No. 194; 2001 No. 350; 2003 No. 84.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 18 March 2004.