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Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

Published: | Category: Land transport rules , Vehicle lighting | Audience: General

This rule sets out standards and safety requirements for lighting equipment that is fitted to a vehicle (including a pedal cycle), to allow the vehicle to be operated safely and not endanger the safety of other road users.

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.

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 27 February 2005
  • Reference: Rule 32005
  • Contact: info@nzta.govt.nz
  • Amendments: 32005/9 (latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Vehicle Lighting Rule or Lighting Rule

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

  1. Consolidation (PDF) — 34 pages (external link)

  2. Preface to Consolidation (PDF) — 6 pages, 128 KB

  3. Incorporated by reference

Principal rule

  1. Vehicle Lighting Rule 2004
  2. Vehicle Lighting Rule 2004 — 99 pages, 245 KB
  3. Vehicle Lighting Rule 2004 Questions & answers

Amendments

  1. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2014
  2. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2014 — 10 pages, 183 KB
  3. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2014 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2013
  5. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2013 — 12 pages, 541 KB
  6. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2013 Questions & answers
  7. Vehicle Lighting Amendment (No. 2) 2013
  8. Vehicle Lighting Amendment (No. 2) 2013 — 10 pages, 172 KB
  9. Vehicle Lighting Amendment (No. 2) 2013 Questions & answers
  10. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2012
  11. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2012 — 12 pages, 532 KB
  12. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2012 Questions & answers
  13. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2011
  14. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2011 — 17 pages, 181 KB
  15. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2011 Questions & answers
  16. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2009
  17. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2009 — 11 pages, 112 KB
  18. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2009 Questions & answers
  19. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2007
  20. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2007 — 12 pages, 64 KB
  21. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2007 Questions & answers
  22. Vehicle Lighting Amendment (No. 2) 2007 — 13 pages, 54 KB
  23. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2007
  24. Vehicle Lighting Amendment (No. 2) 2007
  25. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2005
  26. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2005 — 10 pages, 41 KB
  27. Vehicle Lighting Amendment 2005 Questions & answers

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