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Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999

Published: | Category: Land transport rules , Driver licensing | Audience: General

This rule specifies the requirements for obtaining and renewing a driver licence or licence endorsement in New Zealand. It also specifies the requirements for driver licensing service providers.

About the rule

The rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below.

To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below.

The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

  • have no official status
  • are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text.

About the questions and answers

Questions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed. These versions of the questions and answers are not updated to take into account any later amendments to the rule and are retained for historic interest only.

If you have any questions, please contact the Rules Team by emailing rules@nzta.govt.nz

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 03 May 1999
  • Reference: Rule 91001
  • Contact: info@nzta.govt.nz
  • Amendments: 91001/12 (latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Driver Licensing Rule

Printed copies are available from selected bookshops in NZ or from Wickliffe Solutions. 
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Consolidated rule

  1. Consolidation (PDF) — 49 pages (external link)
  2. (external link) Preface to Consolidation (PDF) — 7 pages, 113 KB
  3. Incorporated by reference

Principal rule

  1. (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 (external link)
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 1999 (PDF) — 11 pages, 814 KB

Amendments

2017

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2017 (external link)
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2017 [PDF, 367 KB]
  3. Related questions and answers

2014

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2014 (PDF) — 25 pages, 331 KB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2014 Questions & answers

2013

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2013 (PDF) — 8 pages, 553 KB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2013 Questions & answers
  3. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2013 (PDF) — 6 pages, 239 KB

2012

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2012 (PDF) — 6 pages, 240 KB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2012 Questions & answers

2011

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2011 (PDF) — 42 pages, 491 KB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2011 Questions & answers
  3. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2011 (PDF) — 8 pages, 248 KB

2010

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2010 (PDF) — 4 pages, 230 KB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2010 Questions & answers

2008

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2008 (PDF) — 5 pages, 210 KB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2008 (PDF) — 9 pages, 268 KB
  3. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2008 Questions & answers
  4. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2008 Questions & answers

2006

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2006 (PDF) — 54 pages, 8.6 MB
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2006 Questions & answers
  3.  (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2006 (PDF) — 9 pages, 88 KB
  4. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2006 Questions & answers

 

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