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This instrument amends the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 83/00 – External Noise) 2005 to define limits on external noise generated by motor vehicles, motor cycles and mopeds in order to limit the contribution of motor traffic to community noise.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 07 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Jun-2021
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2021
To be repealed 25 Aug 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 83/00 — External Noise) Amendment Instrument 2021 (No.1)

I, Kevin Hogan, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, make the following instrument.

Dated              17/5/21           

[SIGNED]     

Kevin Hogan

Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 83/00 – External Noise) 2005                                2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 83/00 - External Noise) Amendment Instrument 2021 (No.1).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 (the Act).

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 83/00 – External Noise) 2005

1          1          Scope

Omit “Motor Vehicles, motor cycles and mopeds”, substitute “road motor vehicles

2          2          Applicability and Implementation

Repeal the whole section, substitute

 “2.1    This vehicle standard applies to road vehicles of the vehicle categories and from the dates specified in the applicability table in subsection 2.2.

 

2.2       Applicability table

Vehicle Category

ADR Category Code

Special Sub Category

Date of Manufacture on or After

Moped 2 wheels,

Moped 3 Wheels

Motor Cycle

Motor Cycle and Side Car

Motor Tricycle

LA

LB

LC

LD

LE

New Models

 

1 January 2005

All Vehicles

1 January 2006

Passenger car

Forward-control passenger vehicle

Off-road passenger vehicle

Light omnibus

Heavy omnibus

Light goods vehicle

Medium goods vehicle

Heavy goods vehicle

MA

 

MB

MC

MD

ME

NA

NB

NC

New Models with Petrol Engines

1 January 2005

All Vehicles with Petrol Engine

1 January 2006

New Models with LPG or NG engines and the GVM does not exceed 3.5 tonnes

1 January 2005

All Vehicles with LPG or NG engines and the GVM does not exceed 3.5 tonnes

1 January 2007

New Models with Diesel engines and the GVM does not exceed 3.5 tonnes

1 January 2006

All Vehicles with Diesel engines and the GVM does not exceed 3.5 tonnes

1 January 2007

New Models with Diesel, LPG or NG engines and the GVM exceeds 3.5 tonnes

1 January 2007

All Vehicles with Diesel, LPG or NG engines and the GVM exceeds 3.5 tonnes

29 February 2008

All other vehicles

1 January 2014

Very Light Trailer

Light Trailer

Medium Trailer

Heavy Trailer

TA

TB

TC

TD

 

Not Applicable

 

 

 

 

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3          3          Definitions

Repeal the whole section, substitute

3           Definitions

Note 1:       A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in Section 5 of the Act, including the following:

(a)    Road Motor Vehicle;

 

 

 

            3.1  In this instrument:

Act means the The Motor vehicle Standards Act 1989.

Vehicle Category means a category of vehicle defined in paragraph 4 of the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005.

New Models means vehicles of a vehicle type where the earliest date of manufacture of vehicles in the type was later than the relevant applicability date in the applicability table.

LPG – Means Liquid Petroleum Gas

NG – Means Natural Gas

M Category Vehicles – means vehicles of MA, MB, MC, MD or ME vehicle categories

N Category Vehicles – means vehicles of NA, NB or NC vehicle categories

L Category Vehiclesmeans vehicles of LA, LB, LC, LD or LE vehicle categories

Rated maximum net power –Has the same meaning as set out in the Definitions Section of Appendix A.

PN – Means Rated maximum net power

(2)   A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rules Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005, including the following:

(a) GVM

(b) Date of Manufacture

(3)   Definitions set out in appendices A, B, and C are used within those appendices.

 

4          6          Alternative Standards

1.1              Omit subsection 6.1 substitute

“6.1     For M and N category vehicles, the technical requirements of United Nations (UN) Regulation No. 51, uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles having at least four wheels with regard to their noise emissions, from the 02 series of amendments and including up to the 03 series of amendments, shall be deemed to be equivalent to the technical requirements of this vehicle standard.”

1.2       Omit subsection 6.2 substitute

“6.2      For LC, LD and LE category vehicles, the technical requirements of UN Regulation No. 41 Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with Regard to Noise, from the 03 series of amendments up to and including the 04 series of amendments, are deemed to be equivalent to the technical requirements of this vehicle standard.”

1.3       Omit subsection 6.3. Substitute

“6.3      For LA and LB category vehicles, the technical requirements of UN Regulation No. 63 Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-Wheeled Mopeds with Regard to Noise, from the 01 series of amendments, up to and including the 02 series of amendments are deemed to be equivalent to the technical requirements of this vehicle standard.”

1.4       After Subsection 6.3 insert a new subsection:

 “6.4    For LB, LD and LE category vehicles, the technical requirements of UN Regulation No. 9 uniform provisions concerning the approval of L2, L4 and L5 with regard to noise, from the 06 series of amendments and including up to the 08 series of amendments are be deemed to be equivalent to the technical requirements of this vehicle standard.”