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About rules

An introduction to land transport rules, including the status of rules currently being developed.

Index of land transport rules

How to make submissions

Anyone can make a submission on a draft rule following its release for public comment. Here are some key points to assist you.

Before making your submission

Read the supporting information material in the overview that has been made available with the draft of the rule. Further information is provided in the questions and answers that are available as part of the consultation documents.

What information do you need to include with your submission?

  • the title of the rule
  • your name and designation, if applicable
  • your organisation’s name, if applicable
  • your postal and email address
  • the number of the proposal in the overview that you are commenting on or the numbers of the provision in the draft rule. (Note: you don’t have to comment on all the rule proposals.)

How do you make a submission?

  • An online submission form is usually available on the website to make a submission on a draft Rule
  • Alternatively, you can send your submission by email to (If you email your comments please include your postal address.)
  • While electronic submissions are preferred, you are welcome to send your submission by post to the following address:

    [Title of rule]
    Rules Team
    NZ Transport Agency
    Private Bag 6995


Submissions on rules are public information. You should note that the NZ Transport Agency may publish any information that you submit, and may identify you as the submitter should it publish your submission or provide it to a third party.

You should indicate clearly if your comments are commercially sensitive, or, if for some other reason of confidentiality, they should not be disclosed, or the reason why you should not be identified as the submitter.