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SR 1995 No 42 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 2001 No. 213
Administered by: Infrastructure and Transport
Start Date 01 Oct 2001
End Date 12 Feb 2009
Date of repeal 12 Feb 2009
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2008

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995



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Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Regulations 1995

Statutory Rules 1995 No. 42 as amended
made under the
Road Transport Changes (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
This compilation was prepared on 1 October 2001
taking into account amendments up to SR 2001 No. 213
Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General's Department, Canberra

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 1
Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

These Regulations are the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Regulations 1995.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 2
Interpretation

In these Regulations, the Act means the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 2AA
Alteration of amounts specified in the Schedule to the
Act

For section 4 of the Act, the annual registration charges specified under headings 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 2 of the Schedule to the Act are altered so as to be as set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 2A
Vehicles declared not to be special purpose vehicles

For paragraph (a) of the definition of special purpose vehicle in Part 1 of the Schedule to the Act, each of the following vehicles is declared not to be a special purpose vehicle:

(a)
a caravan;

(b)
a mobile home;

(c)
a mobile library;

(d)
a mobile workshop;

(e)
a mobile laboratory;

(f)
a mobile billboard.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 2B
Vehicles declared to be special purpose vehicles

For paragraph (b) of the definition of special purpose vehicle in Part 1 of the Schedule to the Act, each of the following vehicles is declared to be a special purpose vehicle:

(a)
a forklift;

(b)
a straddle carrier;

(c)
a mobile cherry picker;

(d)
a mobile crane.


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ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 3
What are the axle load limits for special purpose
vehicles?

For the purposes of the definitions of special purpose vehicle (type o) and special purpose vehicle (type t) in Part 1 of the Schedule to the Act, the load limit for an axle or axle group specified in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to these Regulations is specified in column 3 of Part 1.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
- REG 4
How is N ascertained for the purposes of Part 3 of the Schedule to
the Act?

(1)
For the purposes of the formula set out in Part 3 of the Schedule to the Act, the number N, in relation to a vehicle or a combination of vehicles that includes one or more trailers, is the sum of the equivalent standard axles for each of the rows of tyres across the trailer or trailers.

(2)
For the purposes of subregulation (1):

(a)
the number of equivalent standard axles for a row of 8 tyres across a trailer is determined by reference to Table A in Part 2 of Schedule 2; and

(b)
the number of equivalent standard axles for a row of 4 tyres across a trailer is determined by reference to Table B in Part 2 of Schedule 2.

(3)
For the purposes of subregulation (2) and Part 2 of Schedule 2, the average load (in tonnes) for a row of tyres across a trailer is worked out using the following formula:

C

B

where:

C is the loaded mass (in tonnes) of the trailer.

B is the number of rows of tyres across the trailer.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
Schedule 1 Annual registration charges

(regulation 2AA)

Note   Under section 4 of the Act, the regulations may alter the amounts specified in the Schedule to the Act in relation to a year, but any alteration in relation to a year must not increase or decrease the amounts applicable to the previous year by more than 5%. The alterations made by regulation 2AA and this Schedule increase the amounts specified in Part 2 of the Schedule to the Act by 3.3%, taken to the nearest dollar.

1 Load carrying vehicles

Item
Vehicle type
2-axle
3-axle
4-axle
5-axle
1
Truck (type 1)
$310
$620
$930
$930
2
Truck (type 2)
$516
$826
$2 066
$2 066
3
Short combination truck
$568
$2 066
$2 066
$2 066
4
Medium combination truck
$3 925
$3 925
$4 235
$4 235
5
Long combination truck
$5 423
$5 423
$5 423
$5 423
6
Short combination prime mover
$1 343
$3 512
$4 545
$4 545
7
Medium combination prime mover
$4 132
$5 165
$5 681
$5 681
8
Long combination prime mover
$5 165
$5 165
$5 681
$5 681



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2 Load carrying trailer, converter dolly and low loader dolly

The amount of the charge applicable to a load carrying trailer, a converter dolly or a low loader dolly is worked out using the formula:

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3 Buses

Item
Bus type
2-axle
3-axle
4-axle
1
Bus (type 1)
$310


2
Bus (type 2)
$516
$1 291
$1 291
3
Articulated bus

$516
$516


4 Special purpose vehicles

Item
Special purpose vehicle type
Charge
1
Special purpose vehicle (type p)
No charge
2
Special purpose vehicle (type t)
$207
3
Special purpose vehicle (type o)
The amount calculated using the formula: A graphic exists here.

Note   Part

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2 of the Schedule to the Act provides (under heading 5) that, if a vehicle falls within 2 or more of the specified categories, the charge for the vehicle is the higher or highest of the charges that could apply to the vehicle.

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
Schedule 2 Axle loads

(regulations 3 and 4)

Part 1 Axle load limits

Column 1
Item No
Column 2
Type of axle or axle group
Column 3
Axle load limit (tonnes)
1
Single axles


(a) 2 tyres
6.0

(b) 2 wide profile tyres:


(i)
375mm to 450mm

6.7

(ii)
over 450mm

7.0

(c) 4 or more tyres:


(i)
on pig trailers

8.5

(ii)
on other vehicles

9.0
2
Twin steer axle groups (2 consecutive axles connected to the same steering mechanism)


(a) non-load sharing suspensions
10.0

(b) load sharing suspensions
11.0
3
Tandem axle groups (2 consecutive axles connected by a load sharing suspension)


(a) 4 tyres
11.0

(b) 4 wide profile tyres:


(i)
375mm to 450mm

13.3

(ii)
over 450mm

14.0

(c) 6 tyres
13.0

(d) 8 or more tyres:


(i)
on pig trailers

15.0

(ii)
on other vehicles

16.5
4
Tri-axle groups (3 consecutive axles connected by a load sharing suspension)


(a) 6, 8 or 10 tyres
15.0

(b) 6 wide profile tyres (375mm or over):


(i)
on pig trailers

18.0

(ii)
on other vehicles

20.0

(c) 12 or more tyres:


(i)
on pig trailers

18.0

(ii)
on other vehicles

20.0

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2 Equivalent standard axles for rows of tyres across trailers
Table A — Trailers with rows of 8 tyres

Column 1
Average load per row (tonnes)
Column 2
Equivalent standard axles per row
10 or more but less than 11
0.4
11 or more but less than 12
0.6
12 or more but less than 13
0.9
13 or more but less than 14
1.2
14 or more but less than 15
1.7
15 or more but less than 16
2.2
16 or more but less than 17
2.8
17 or more but less than 18
3.6
18 or more but less than 19
4.6
19 or more but less than 20
5.7
20 or more but less than 21
6.9
21 or more but less than 22
8.4
22 or more but less than 23
10.2
23 or more but less than 24
12.1
24 or more
14.4

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B — Trailers with rows of 4 tyres

Column 1
Average load per row (tonnes)
Column 2
Equivalent standard axles per row
5 or more but less than 6
0.1
6 or more but less than 7
0.3
7 or more but less than 8
0.5
8 or more but less than 9
0.9
9 or more but less than 10
1.5
10 or more but less than 11
2.2
11 or more but less than 12
3.2
12 or more
4.6

ROAD TRANSPORT CHARGES (AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY) REGULATIONS 1995
Notes to the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Regulations 1995

Note 1

The Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Regulations 1995 (in force under the Road Transport Changes (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993 as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1995 No. 42 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Statutory Rules

Year and
number
Date of notification
in Gazette
Date of
commencement
Application, saving or
transitional provisions
1995 No. 42
14 Mar 1995
14 Mar 1995

2000 No. 88
1 June 2000
Rr. 1-3 and Schedule 1: 1 June 2000
Schedule 2: 1 July 2000 (see r. 2 (b) and Gazette 2000, No. S303)

2001 No. 213
17 Aug 2001
1 Oct 2001

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed and substituted
Provision affected
How affected
R. 1
rs. 2000 No. 88
R. 2AA
ad. 2001 No. 213
Rr. 2A, 2B
ad. 2000 No. 88
R. 3
am. 2000 No. 88; 2001 No. 213
R. 4
am. 2001 No. 213
Schedule 1
ad. 2001 No. 213
Heading to Schedule
rep. 2001 No. 213
Heading to Schedule 2
ad. 2001 No. 213