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Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005

In force
Administered by
  • Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

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Superseded version
F2016C00487 (C09)14 May 2016 - 08 October 2020

This standard was originally made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 and from 1 July 2021 continues in force as if it were a national road vehicle standard determined under section 12 of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (see Schedule 3, Part 2, item 2 of the Road Vehicle Standards (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018).

This vehicle standard repeals the Australian Design Rules 3rd Edition Part B Definitions and Vehicle Categories that is: (a) made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicles Standard Act 1989; and (b) in force at the commencement of this vehicle standard. This vehicle standard also repeals each instrument made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicles Standard Act 1989 that creates Definitions and Vehicle Categories, if there


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