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Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002

Published: | Category: Vehicle standards compliance , Land transport rules | 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.

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Questions and answers

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Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 1 April 2002
  • Reference: Rule 35001
  • Also known as: Vehicle Standards Compliance Rule or the Compliance Rule

Current rule

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002 (as at 1 May 2021) [PDF, 551 KB]
  2. Preface to Consolidation [PDF, 64 KB]
  3. Incorporated by reference

Original rule and amendments

Original rule

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Rule 2002
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Rule 2002 [PDF, 297 KB]

Amendments

2021

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2021 [PDF, 224 KB]
  2. Summary of submissions from the 2020 consultation [PDF, 522 KB]

2019

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2019
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2019 [PDF, 291 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2019 Questions & answers [PDF, 161 KB]
  4. Summary of submissions from the 2018 consultation [PDF, 322 KB]

2016

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2016
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2016 [PDF, 141 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2016 Questions and answers

2014

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2014
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2014 [PDF, 164 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2014 Questions and answers

2013

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2013
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2013 [PDF, 553 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2013 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2013
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2013 [PDF, 172 KB]
  6. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2013 Questions & answers
  7. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 3) 2013
  8. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 3) 2013 [PDF, 177 KB]
  9. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 3) 2013 Questions & answers

2011

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2011
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2011 [PDF, 152 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2011 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2011
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2011 [PDF, 364 KB]
  6. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2011 Questions & answers

2010

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010 [PDF, 103 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2010 Questions & answers

2009

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2009
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2009 [PDF, 140 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2009 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2009
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2009 [PDF, 117 KB]

2007

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2007
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2007 [PDF, 105 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2007 Questions & answers
  4. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2007
  5. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2007 [PDF, 47 KB]
  6. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment (No. 2) 2007 Questions & answers

2005

  1. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2005
  2. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2005 [PDF, 81 KB]
  3. Vehicle Standards Compliance Amendment 2005 Questions & answers