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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 215

Qualifications of persons employed in testing

    (1)     A person must not examine and test a vehicle unless the person—

Reg. 215(1)(a) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 135(a)).

        (a)     holds a certificate as a motor mechanic, at a level specified by the Secretary, issued by a body approved by the Secretary; or

Reg. 215(1)(b) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 135(a)).

        (b)     is a motor mechanic with at least 7 years of trade experience of a type which is recognised by the Secretary.

Reg. 215(2) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 135(b)(i)).

    (2)     The Secretary may recognise a type of trade experience for the purposes of subregulation (1) by—

Reg. 215(2)(a) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 135
(b)(ii)).

        (a)     publishing a notice on a website maintained by the Department; or

        (b)     sending written notice to the person.

Reg. 215(3) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 135(c)).

    (3)     If a person who holds qualifications referred to in subregulation (1) does not perform work of a reasonable standard in examining and testing a vehicle, the Secretary, by written notice given to the person, may prohibit the person from examining and testing, or assisting in examining and testing, vehicles.

Reg. 215(4) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 135(d)).

    (4)         Within one month after being given the notice, a person prohibited by a notice under subregulation (3) may apply to VCAT for a review of the Secretary's decision to prohibit the person from examining and testing, or assisting in examining and testing, vehicles.



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