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Land Transport Rule:

Work Time and Logbooks Amendment 2017

Rule 62001/7

Overview

Land Transport Rules are law produced by the NZ Transport Agency for the Minister of Transport. This is the public consultation (yellow) draft of Land Transport Rule: Work Time and Logbooks Amendment 2017 (Rule 62001/7).

If you wish to comment on this draft Rule, please see the information about making a submission in the accompanying explanatory material. The deadline for submissions is Friday 18 November 2016.

Contents

Section 1 Application

Section 2 Amendments to Rule requirements

Section 3 Amendments to  Definitions

Section 4 Amendment to Schedule

Section 1 Application

1.1 Title

This Rule is Land Transport Rule: Work Time and Logbooks Amendment 2017.

1.2 Commencement

This Rule comes into force on [date to come].

1.3 Principal Rule amended

This Rule amends Land Transport Rule: Work Time and Logbooks 2007.

Section 2 Amendments to Rule requirements

2.1 Rest breaks: driver categories

2.1(1) After clause 2.1(1), replace the heading “Taxis” with “Driver of a vehicle used in a small passenger service”.

2.1(2) After clause 2.1(1), replace “[Note: “Taxi” is defined by reference to the Act.]” with “[Note: “small passenger service vehicle” is defined by reference to the Act.]”.

2.1(3) In clause 2.1(2), replace “taxi driver” with “driver of a vehicle used in a small passenger service”.

2.1(4) Replace clause 2.1(3) with:

2.1(3) Work time, for a driver of a vehicle used in a small passenger service, includes time spent—

2.1(4) Delete clause 2.1(4).

2.1(6) In clause 2.1(10), replace “taxi” with “vehicle used in a small passenger service”.

2.2 Secondary or parallel employment

In the example after clause 3.3, replace “taxi” with “vehicle used in a small passenger service”.

2.3 Form of the logbook

Replace clause 5.1(5) with:

2.4 Managing the records

2.4(1) Replace clause 5.5(2) with:

2.4(2) Replace the Note after clause 5.5(3) with:

Section 3 Amendments to Definitions

3.1 Amendments to Definitions

3.1(1) In Part 2 Definitions, insert the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

3.1(2) In Part 2 Definitions, definition of ‘Short fare’, delete “taxi”.

3.1(3) In Part 2 Definitions, delete the definition of ‘taxi’.

3.1(4) In Part 2 Definitions, definition of ‘tow authority’, replace “10.9(2) of Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2007” with “5.8(2) of Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017”.

3.1(5) In Part 2 Definitions, definition of ‘Unique Identifier’, replace “Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2007” with “Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017

Section 4 Amendment to Schedule

4.1 Amendment to Schedule

In Part 3 Schedule, Part 1 Prescribed forms, clause 1.2, replace “Taxi logbook form” with “Logbook form for use with small passenger service vehicles”.

DRAFT Land Transport Rule - Work Time and Logbooks Amendment 2017
NZ Transport Agency, Waka Kotahi