(1) A vehicle is exempt from the requirement to be registered while it is being used on a highway—
(a) for the purpose of obtaining registration and the vehicle is proceeding by the most direct or convenient route to the nearest place at which registration under the Act is carried out; or
Reg. 130(1)(b) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 96).
(b) for the purpose of attending an
office of the Department to have a defect notice cleared.
(2) A vehicle is exempt from the requirement to be registered if its registration has been suspended under regulation 114(a) and the vehicle is being used on a highway by a Licensed Vehicle Tester for the purpose of examination and testing.
(3) In this regulation—
"direct or convenient route" includes—
(a) the route to the nearest place at which the vehicle can be weighed or inspected for the purpose of obtaining registration; and
(b) the route from that place to the place of registration.
(4) A vehicle is not exempt under subregulation (1) from the requirement to be registered while the vehicle is being used on a highway for the purpose of—
(a) having the vehicle repaired; or
(b) obtaining a certificate of roadworthiness for the vehicle.