(cf VR Act, s 16J)
An assessor must ensure that each total loss assessment made by or on behalf of the assessor--
(a) if the light vehicle is determined to be a total loss--includes an assessment of whether the vehicle has suffered damage of a type specified in the statutory write-off assessment criteria, and
(b) bases any calculation of the cost of repair of the vehicle (for the purposes of assessing whether the vehicle is a total loss) on the standard of repairs, and the repair methods, prescribed by the statutory rules in relation to vehicles of that type.
: Maximum penalty--(a) in the case of a corporation, 250 penalty units for a first offence or 500 penalty units for a second or subsequent offence, or(b) in any other case, 50 penalty units for a first offence or 100 penalty units for a second or subsequent offence.