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This instrument amends the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 to implement a number of new and revised definitions to support the ongoing implementation of the Australian Design Rules (ADRs), including a new ADR 61/03, under the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 40
Registered 08 Oct 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2020

Australian Coat of Arms

 

 

 

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 Amendment 10

I, MICHAEL McCORMACK, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, determine this vehicle standard under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

 

 

 

 

 

Dated              22 September 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Signed]

Michael McCormack

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development

 


 

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 10.

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

 


Schedule 1

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

“COMPONENT TYPE APPROVAL NUMBERS 38/… - the road vehicle component type approval numbers of any ‘Control System’ (CS), ‘Foundation Brakes’ (FB) or ‘Suspension System’ (SS) sub-assemblies of ‘Brake System’ components that are used in the vehicle and covered by a road vehicle component type approval under the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018.”

[2]               Add the following, in alphabetical order, to clause 3. DEFINITIONS:

“SECRETARY – refer to section 5 of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018.”

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

“VEHICLE MAKE - the marque or brand name applied to each vehicle within the same range of vehicles, or the name of the ‘Manufacturer’, noting that changes may be required for vehicles subject to a second stage of manufacture.”

[4]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:

“…

DATE OF MANUFACTURE - for a road vehicle entered onto the Register of Approved Vehicles under the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018, the date of that entry. Otherwise, the date the vehicle is available in Australia in a condition that will enable an ‘Identification Plate’ to be lawfully affixed to the vehicle.

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[5]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:

“…

IDENTIFICATION PLATE - refer to section 5 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

       Note: an ‘Identification Plate’ may only be placed on a vehicle in accordance with an approval to do so under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

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[6]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:

“…

MANUFACTURER - the person who:

-        holds an approval under subsection 10A(1), (2) or (3) of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989, to place an ‘Identification Plate’ on the vehicle; or

-        holds a road vehicle type approval or a road vehicle component type approval, granted under the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018, which covers the vehicle or component (as applicable).

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[7]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:

“…

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) - a unique identifier that is allocated to a vehicle, and permanently recorded on the vehicle, in accordance with ADR 61/…

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