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Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

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

This rule covers safety and maintenance requirements for equipment fitted to motor vehicles: warning devices, speedometers, sun visors, mudguards, footrests on motorcycles and mopeds, child restraints, televisions, fuel tanks and fuel lines.

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 32017
  • Contact: info@nzta.govt.nz
  • Amendments: 32017/ 8 (Latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Vehicle Equipment Rule or the Equipment Rule

Printed copies are available from Blue Star. 

Contact details
0800 504 704 or nzta.support@bluestargroup.co.nz

Consolidated rule

  1. Consolidation — 31 pages [PDF, 425 KB]
  2. Preface to Consolidation (PDF) — 3 pages, 93 KB
  3. Incorporated by reference

Principal rule

  1. Vehicle Equipment Rule 2004
  2. Vehicle Equipment Rule 2004 — 33 pages, 183 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Rule 2004 Questions & answers

Amendments

2019

  1. Vehicle Equipment Rule Amendment 2019
  2. Vehicle Equipment Rule Amendment 2019 [PDF, 285 KB]
  3. Vehicle Equipment Rule Amendment 2019 Questions & answers [PDF, 161 KB]
  4. Summary of submissions from the 2018 consultation [PDF, 322 KB]

2016

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2016
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2016 [PDF, 145 KB]
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2016 Questions & answers

2014

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2014
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2014 — 9 pages, 166 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2014 Questions & answers

2012

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2012
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2012 — 10 pages, 525 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2012 Questions & answers

2011

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2011
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2011 — 13 pages, 153 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2011 Questions & answers

2010

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2010
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2010 — 9 pages, 91 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2010 Questions & answers

2007

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2007
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2007 — 17 pages, 191 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2007 Questions & answers

2005

  1. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2005
  2. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2005 — 10 pages, 44 KB
  3. Vehicle Equipment Amendment 2005 Questions & answers
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