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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - SCHEDULE 3

Schedule 3—Concessional fees for registration and renewal of registration

Regulation 102

    (1)     In this Schedule—

"base fee" means—

        (a)     in the case of a vehicle to which
Schedule 4 applies, the annual registration fee (within the meaning of that Schedule) applicable to that kind of vehicle; or

        (b)     in the case of any other vehicle, the base registration fee imposed by section 9(2) of the Act.

    (2)     Subject to clause (3), for a vehicle of a category specified in column 1 of the Table, the applicable fee for registration or renewal of registration is the concessional fee specified in column 2 of the Table, and not the base fee.

    (3)     Item 19 of the Table does not apply in relation to—

        (a)     an application for registration that is made before 1 January 2016; or

        (b)     an application for renewal of a registration that expired before 1 January 2016.

Sch. 3 (Table) amended by S.R. Nos 58/2013 reg. 5, 85/2014 reg. 5, 79/2015 reg. 5, 118/2015 reg. 8(3), 50/2016 reg. 5(2), 100/2017 reg. 5, 89/2018 reg. 21, 54/2019 reg. 5, 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 159), 46/2020 reg. 24.

TABLE

FEES FOR REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION

Column 1

Vehicle category

Column 2

Fee payable

        1     Motor cycle


A motor cycle of any horsepower not otherwise eligible to be registered for a nil
fee or for a lesser fee.



20% base fee

        2     Recreation motor cycle


A recreation motor cycle that is—


        (a)     restricted to highways that are—


              (i)     located outside built-up areas
as defined by speed zones of less than 100 km/h; and


              (ii)     not declared as freeways or arterial roads under the Road Management Act 2004 ; or


        (b)     used exclusively in an area that is not
a road solely for the training and assessment of a holder of a motor
cycle learner permit by an organisation approved by the Secretary for that purpose.






$9.30

        3     revoked


        4     revoked


        5     Vehicle registered in the name of a charitable, benevolent or religious institution


A vehicle not for the carriage of passengers
or a load for hire or reward that—


        (a)     is owned by a charitable, benevolent or religious institution; and


        (b)     is used principally in connection with the management or business of the charitable, benevolent or religious institution by or on behalf of the authority controlling the institution.





nil



        6     Primary producer vehicles


    (1)     A vehicle registered or to be registered in the name of a primary producer used or to be
used solely in the business of the registered operator as a primary producer, being—


        (a)     a prime mover that is—


              (i)     a light motor vehicle

50% base fee

              (ii)     a 2 axle prime mover nominated as a short combination prime mover



50% base fee

              (iii)     a heavy vehicle with 4 axles that is registered as a single
unit with an MRC exceeding 20 tonnes




20% base fee

              (iv)     a 2 axle prime mover nominated as a medium combination prime mover or a long combination prime mover




20% base fee

              (v)     a prime mover with 3 or more axles;


20% base fee

        (b)     a vehicle that is constructed for carrying a load, being—


              (i)     a light motor vehicle

50% base fee

              (ii)     a light trailer

nil

              (iii)     a heavy vehicle that is a
2 axle or 3 axle rigid truck registered as a single unit or
as a 2 axle truck nominated
as a short combination truck





50% base fee

              (iv)     a heavy vehicle that is a
4 axle rigid truck registered
as a single unit with an MRC not exceeding 20 tonnes



44·44% base fee

              (v)     a heavy vehicle with 4 axles registered as a single unit with an MRC exceeding 20 tonnes



20% base fee



              (vi)     a rigid truck with 3 or more axles nominated as any combination



20% base fee

              (vii)     a 2 axle rigid truck nominated as a medium combination or a long combination truck



20% base fee

              (viii)     a heavy trailer.

20% base fee

    (2)     A vehicle registered or to be registered in
the name of a primary producer used or to
be used solely in the business of the applicant for registration or the registered operator as a primary producer, being—


        (a)     a motor vehicle—


              (i)     so constructed that its engine
is used to drive or operate an agricultural implement
forming an integral part of
the vehicle; and


              (ii)     the primary purpose of which
is not to carry a load; or


        (b)     a tractor with an MRC of 4·5 tonnes
or less; or


        (c)     a special work vehicle.

nil

    (3)     A vehicle registered or to be registered in the name of a primary producer used or to be used for travelling within a radius of 25 kilometres from the registered operator's residence or residential address for the purpose of working the land of another primary producer, being—


        (a)     a motor vehicle—


              (i)     so constructed that its engine
is used to drive or operate an agricultural implement
forming an integral part of
the vehicle; and


              (ii)     the primary purpose of which is not to carry a load; or


        (b)     a tractor with an MRC of 4·5 tonnes
or less; or


        (c)     a special work vehicle.

nil

    (4)     A special purpose vehicle (type O) as
defined in Schedule 4 that is—


        (a)     conditionally registered or to be registered in the name of a primary producer to operate on a highway
at any distance from the registered operator's residence or residential address; and


        (b)     used or to be used solely in the business of the registered operator
as a primary producer.



20% base fee

    (5)     A motor vehicle registered or to be registered in the name of a primary producer that is certified by the Country Fire Authority to
be a motor vehicle specifically equipped
for and exclusively used for combating outbreaks of fire.






nil

        7     Mobile Plant


A motor vehicle with an MRC not exceeding 4·5 tonnes, including a tractor—


        (a)     that is not designed solely for carrying passengers; and


        (b)     for which the carrying of a load is incidental to the purpose for which
the vehicle was constructed, except water in the case of concrete pumps and fire trucks; and


        (c)     that is not a tow truck, and is not otherwise eligible to be registered
for a lesser fee.



50% base fee

        8     French Island Motor Vehicle


A motor vehicle registered or to be registered in the name of a person resident on French Island and used solely on French Island.



nil

        9     Transport for disabled, handicapped or injured


A vehicle that—


        (a)     is registered or to be registered in
the name of St John's Ambulance Australia (Victoria) Inc and is used
for the transport of the disabled, handicapped or injured; or


        (b)     is registered or to be registered in the name of a body established for a public purpose and not for private gain and is only used for the conveyance of disabled or handicapped people for training, education or employment.






nil

        10     Incapacitated person's vehicle


A vehicle registered or to be registered in
the name of an incapacitated person if—


        (a)     the vehicle is designed solely for the conveyance of one incapacitated person; and


        (b)     the person's mobility is seriously impaired; and


        (c)     the vehicle will not be used to
convey any other person.


nil

        11     Private vehicle used to convey incapacitated person


A vehicle registered or to be registered in
the name of—


        (a)     an incapacitated person; or


        (ab)     the relative or carer of an incapacitated person who is a minor; or


        (b)     the parent or legal guardian of an incapacitated person who is a minor—


if the vehicle—


        (c)     is specially converted to provide wheelchair access to and egress
from the vehicle; and


        (d)     is capable of carrying at least one occupied wheelchair; and


        (e)     is or is to be used for conveying an incapacitated person whose mobility
is seriously impaired; and


        (f)     is not a commercial passenger vehicle.

nil

        12     Government or charitable vehicle used to
convey incapacitated person


A vehicle registered or to be registered in
the name of—


        (a)     a charitable, benevolent or religious institution; or


        (b)     the Crown; or


        (c)     a public statutory authority; or


        (d)     a Council within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1989


if the vehicle—


        (e)     is specially converted to provide wheelchair access to and egress
from the vehicle; and


        (f)     is capable of carrying at least one occupied wheelchair; and


        (g)     is     or is to be used for conveying an incapacitated person whose mobility
is seriously impaired; and


        (h)     is not a commercial passenger vehicle.

nil

        13     Incapacitated war veteran's vehicle


A motor vehicle not used except for social, domestic or pleasure purposes registered or to be registered in the name of, or to be transferred to, a person who owns no other vehicle currently registered without fee in accordance with this item and is either—






        (a)     assessed pursuant to the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 of the Commonwealth—


              (i)     as a veteran to whom section 22 of that Act applies at the 100% or higher rate; or


              (ii)     as a veteran to whom section 23, 24, 25 or 104 of that Act applies; or


        (b)     assessed pursuant to Part 2 of Chapter 4 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 of the Commonwealth, as a veteran who has suffered an impairment resulting from one or more service injuries or diseases, the degree of which constitutes 40 impairment points or more.








nil.

        14     School Tractor


A tractor that is registered or to be registered in the name of a school council established under Division 2 of Part 2.3 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 and that—


        (a)     is marked with the name of the registered operator or the person who applies to become the registered operator; and


        (b)     is used exclusively in connection
with the management and care of
lands used by the school for which
the council is established.




20% base fee

        15     Light trailer


A trailer, including a semi-trailer, with an MRC not exceeding 4·5 tonnes.


20% base fee

        16     revoked






        17     Fire fighting and emergency response vehicle


A vehicle that—


        (a)     is owned by a State Emergency
Service volunteer unit or a Country Fire Authority brigade or a municipal council or the Shepparton Search & Rescue Squad Inc. or the Echuca
and Moama Search and Rescue
Squad Inc.; and


        (b)     is registered or to be registered in the name of a nominee on behalf of the unit, brigade or squad or in the
name of a municipal council; and


        (c)     is certified by the State Emergency Service or the Country Fire Authority or the Shepparton Search & Rescue Squad Inc. or the Echuca and Moama Search and Rescue Squad Inc. as a vehicle that is specifically equipped
for and exclusively used for
combating outbreaks of fire or for emergency response.









nil

        18     Consular vehicle


A vehicle that is registered or to be
registered in the name of a person who—


        (a)     holds a diplomatic post of the rank
of Consul-General, Consul or Vice Consul; or


        (b)     is an Honorary Head of Post or a person employed in the administrative or technical service of a consulate-general, consulate, vice-consulate
or consular agency who—


              (i)     is not an Australian citizen;
and


              (ii)     is not holding the post of
Trade Commissioner.


nil

        19         Vehicle necessary for apprenticeship


A light motor vehicle (other than a motor cycle) that is registered or to be registered in the name of a person who—


        (a)     is an apprentice within the meaning of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 to which sections 5.5.15(1), 5.5.16(2), 5.5.16(3), 5.5.16(4), 5.5.17(1)(d) and 5.5.19 apply; and


        (b)     is participating in an approved training scheme within the meaning of Part 5.5 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 ; and


        (c)     either—


              (i)     needs to drive the vehicle in the course of the person's apprenticeship (for example, in order to transport tools that are necessary for that apprenticeship); or


              (ii)     as part of the person's apprenticeship, needs to regularly drive the vehicle to or from the person's place of employment between 8.30 p.m. and 5.30 a.m.; and


        (d)     is not the registered operator of another vehicle the registration fee for which was determined under this item.



50% base fee

        20     Vehicle modified to accommodate a driver who is a wheelchair user


A vehicle that is registered or to be registered in the name of a person who is a wheelchair user if—


        (a)     the vehicle has been modified to allow that person to drive the vehicle; and




        (b)     guidelines published under regulation 257(1)(b) specify that a modification of that type must be certified by a signatory of the Vehicle Assessment Signatory Scheme to ensure compliance with the standards for registration.







nil

Sch. 4 amended by S.R. Nos 33/2010 regs 5, 6, 37/2012 regs 5–8, substituted by S.R. No. 50/2016 reg. 6.



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