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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 16B

Definitions

    (1)     In this Division—

S. 16B(1) def. of
ATM
inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 3(c).

"ATM" means aggregate trailer mass;



S. 16B(1) def. of correspond-ing category inserted by No. 94/2003 s. 4(1)(a).

"corresponding category" means a specified category of written-off vehicle on an interstate written-off vehicles register that the Governor in Council by Order published in the Government Gazette declares to be a category that corresponds to a specified category of written-off vehicle under this Division;

S. 16B(1) def. of domestic partner inserted by No. 94/2003 s. 4(1)(a), substituted by No. 12/2008 s. 73(1)(Sch.  1 item 53.1), repealed by No. 68/2017 s. 73(1).

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S. 16B(1) def. of
GTMR inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 3(c).

"GTMR" means gross trailer mass rating;

"insurer" means a person who carries on the business of insuring motor vehicles and includes any other person, or class of person, declared to be an insurer by the regulations;

"interstate written-off vehicles register" means a register kept under a law of another State or of a Territory that corresponds to the register required by section 16D;

"late model vehicle" means a motor vehicle that is not more than 15 years old (age being determined by the date of manufacture);

S. 16B(1) def. of
light motor vehicle inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 3(c).

"light motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle with an MRC not exceeding 4·5 tonnes but does not include a motor cycle;


"motor wrecker" means a person who carries on the business of—

        (a)     demolishing or dismantling motor vehicles or parts of, or accessories for, motor vehicles; or

        (b)     buying motor vehicles and substantially demolished or dismantled motor vehicles and selling substantially demolished or dismantled motor vehicles (whether or not the person also sells parts of, or accessories for, motor vehicles);

S. 16B(1) def. of
MRC inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 3(c).

"MRC" (mass rating for charging) in relation to a light motor vehicle, means—

        (a)     the maximum mass of the vehicle, including any load, recorded on the compliance plate as the GVM, GTMR or ATM of the vehicle; or

        (b)     if the vehicle has no compliance plate—its operating mass;

S. 16B(1) def. of repairable write-off substituted by Nos 94/2003 s. 4(1)(b), 50/2012 s. 3(a).

"repairable write-off" means a motor vehicle that—

        (a)     is written off but is not a statutory write-off; or

        (b)     is written off and is entered on an interstate written-off vehicles register in a corresponding category to repairable write-off under this Division;

"self-insurer" means a corporation or partnership that owns 5 or more late model vehicles

        (a)     that are registered under Division 2 for use on a highway or registered for use on a highway by a registration authority in another State or a Territory; and

        (b)     in respect of which there is no insurance policy with an insurer covering loss or damage of each vehicle;

S. 16B(1) def. of statutory write-off amended by No. 94/2003 s. 4(1)(c)(i)(ii), substituted by No. 50/2012 s. 3(b).

"statutory write-off" means a motor vehicle to which section 16BA applies;

S. 16B(1) def. of
vehicle identifier repealed by No. 81/2006 s. 41.

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"written-off vehicle" means—

        (a)     a statutory write-off; or

        (b)     a repairable write-off.

S. 16B(2) inserted by No. 94/2003 s. 4(2).

    (2)     The Governor in Council may, by Order published in the Government Gazette, declare that a specified category of written-off vehicle on an interstate written-off vehicles register corresponds to a specified category of written-off vehicle under this Division.

S. 16B(3) inserted by No. 94/2003 s. 4(2), amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.5).

    (3)     The Chief Commissioner of Police may authorise in writing for the purposes of section 16D(4) a specified police officer or police officers.

S. 16B(4) inserted by No. 94/2003 s. 4(2), substituted by No. 12/2008 s. 73(1)(Sch.  1 item 53.2), repealed by No. 68/2017 s. 73(2).

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S. 16BA inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 4.



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