Land Transport Rule
Steering Systems Amendment 2016
Objective of the Rule
Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems Amendment 2016 (the amendment Rule) amends Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001 (the Steering Systems Rule). The Steering Systems Rule covers the design, construction, and maintenance of steering systems in motor vehicles.
The objective of the amendment Rule is to update two references to the Immigration Act 1987 with references to the Immigration Act 2009.
Extent of consultation
For the purposes of consultation, amendments proposed to the Steering Systems Rule and 14 other Land Transport Rules were combined into a single Rule, Land Transport Rule: Omnibus Amendment 2016 (the Omnibus Amendment Rule). Following consultation, the provisions in the Omnibus Amendment Rule were split into separate amendment Rules.
The NZ Transport Agency sent details of the amendment proposals by letter or email to approximately 3170 groups and individuals who had registered an interest in the Rules to be amended. The Omnibus Amendment Rule was made available through the NZ Transport Agency’s Contact Centre and, together with Questions and Answers, was also available on the NZ Transport Agency’s website. The availability of the amendment proposals for comment was publicised in the daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and in the New Zealand Gazette.
The NZ Transport Agency received 35 submissions on the Omnibus Amendment Rule, of which 8 commented on the proposed amendments to the Steering Systems Rule.
The submissions received were taken into account in finalising the draft Rule following which it was submitted to the Associate Minister of Transport for signing.
This Rule is Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems Amendment 2016.
This Rule comes into force on 1 December 2016.
1.3 Principal Rule amended
This Rule amends Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001.
Section 2 Amendments to Rule requirements
2.1 Amendment to clause 2.5
In clause 2.5(a), replace “Schedule 1” with “the Schedule”.
2.2 Amendment to Part 2
In Part 2, Definitions, the definition of ‘New Zealand resident’, replace “Immigration Act 1987” with “Immigration Act 2009”.
Land Transport Rule - Steering Systems Amendment 2016 - Rule 32011/4
NZ Transport Agency, Waka Kotahi