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82 Definitions

(cf VR Act, s 16A)
In this Part--

"authorisation to repair" means an authorisation to repair a written-off light vehicle issued by Transport for NSW under this Part.

"inspected written-off light vehicle" has the meaning given by section 83(1).

"insurer" means a person who carries on the business of insuring vehicles, and includes any other person declared to be an insurer by the statutory rules.

"light vehicle certificate of compliance" means a light vehicle certificate of compliance issued by a licensed repairer under this Part.

"notifiable light vehicle" --see section 88.

"self-insurer" means any person who, in the course of a business, is the registered operator for 5 or more notifiable light vehicles (or any other number of notifiable light vehicles that may be prescribed by the statutory rules) in respect of each of which there is no insurance policy with an insurer covering loss or damage.

"statutory write-off assessment criteria" , in relation to damage to a light vehicle, means damage of a type, or damage caused in circumstances, prescribed by the statutory rules.

"statutory written-off light vehicle" has the meaning given by section 83(1).

"total loss" --see section 89.

"vehicle identifier" , in relation to a light vehicle, means--

(a) in the case of a light vehicle manufactured before 1 January 1989--the number quoted on the identification plate, or as stated on the RAV for the vehicle, that uniquely identifies the vehicle and sets it apart from similar vehicles and that corresponds to the identification number of the vehicle that is permanently recorded elsewhere on the vehicle, or
(b) in any other case--the unique vehicle identification number (or "VIN") allocated to the vehicle in accordance with the International Standards Organisation's vehicle identification system required under an Australian Design Rule adopted by the statutory rules.

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