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Standards/Australian Design Rules for Vehicles as made
This instrument adds an alternative ADR definition of an off-road passenger vehicle, which aligns with the definition used by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). It also adds a new definition to allow the use of environmentally friendly gearboxes and changes the criteria for differentiating between motorcycle and passenger type three wheeled vehicles.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Transport
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 24
Registered 07 Jan 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2011
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Infrastructure and Regional Development (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule - Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 Amendment 4

I, CATHERINE KING, Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport, determine this vehicle standard under subsection 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

 

 

 

 

Dated       15    /   12    /2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine King

 

Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport


 

CONTENTS

 

1.           legislative provisions............................................................................ 3

2.           amendment of vehicle standard...................................................... 3

Schedule 1.................................................................................................................... 4

 


1.                                          legislative provisions

1.1.                                    Name of Legislative Instrument

1.1.1.                              This instrument is the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule - Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 Amendment 4.

1.2.                                    Commencement

1.2.1.                              This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

2.                                          amendment of vehicle standard

2.1.                                    The changes specified in Schedule 1 amend Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule - Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005.

 

 


Schedule 1

[1]               Add the following, in alphabetical order, to 3.  DEFINITIONS

            “ENGINE START CONTROL - a hand-operated device that enables the driver          to activate the vehicle's propulsion system.  This includes but is not limited to a   remote, key or push button device.

[2]               Clause 4.3.3 amend to read

“A passenger vehicle having up to.........................

Alternatively, a vehicle that meets the definition of CATEGORY G - OFF-ROAD VEHICLES under Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and is in category M1.”

[3]               Clause 5.2 amend by deleting the following from the definitions of  LEM1 and LEM2

 “up to 450 kg ‘Unladen Mass’ and”

[4]               Clause 5.2 amend by deleting the following from the definitions of  LEP1 and LEP2:

“over 450 kg ‘Unladen Mass’ and/or”

[5]               Clause 5.2 amend by deleting the following from the definitions of  LEG1 and LEG2:

“over 450 kg ‘Unladen Mass’ and”