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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 28

Inspection of vehicles

Reg. 28(1) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 20).

    (1)     The Secretary, by written notice given to a person, may require the person to present a vehicle for inspection at a time and place specified in the notice if—

        (a)     the person has control over the vehicle and has made an application for its registration; or

Reg. 28(1)(b) amended by S.R. No. 150/2013 reg. 10.

        (b)     the vehicle is a registered vehicle and the person is the registered operator of the vehicle.

Reg. 28(2) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 20).

    (2)     Not less than 24 hours before the time specified in the notice, a person given a notice under subregulation (1) may request the Secretary to change the time or place of inspection.

Reg. 28(3) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 20).

    (3)     If requested under subregulation (2) to change the time or place of an inspection, the Secretary must consider the request and—

        (a)     if it is reasonable to do so, change the time or place of inspection as requested; and

        (b)     give the person who made the request written notice either—

              (i)     specifying the new time or place for the inspection; or

              (ii)     confirming the original time or place for the inspection.

    (4)     A person must comply with a notice under subregulation (1) or (3), as the case requires.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Reg. 28(5) substituted by S.R. No. 51/2011 reg. 25, amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 20).

    (5)     The Secretary may require a person to pay the following relevant fees specified in Schedule 5—

        (a)     a fee to change the time or place of a vehicle inspection required under this regulation;

        (b)     the fee for a vehicle inspection to be conducted under this regulation.



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