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Exemption for Certain Classes of Motor Vehicles From the Requirement of the Transport (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1990 Relating to Compliance With an Appropriate Vehicle Standard for the Fitting of Lighting and Signalling Equipment Pursuant to regulation 36 of the Transport (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1990, I, Jrg Simon Mager, Senior Engineer Vehicle Policy, hereby exempt motor vehicles of all classes in groups M, N and T from regulations 15 (2), 16 (5), 17 (3), 18 (3), 19 (3), 20 (2), 21 (3), 22 (2), 24 and 25 (2) of the Transport (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1990 in respect of compliance with the vehicle standards for the fitting of lighting and signalling equipment specified in Item 4 of the Second Schedule of the Transport (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1990, subject to the conditions specified in Schedule 1 of this notice. For the avoidance of doubt, any motor vehicle that is not equipped with auxiliary headlamps may be equipped with not more than two front fog lamps. Schedule 1 Conditions (i) This exemption expires on the day a Land Transport Rule made under the Land Transport Act 1998 covering lighting and signalling equipment on motor vehicles of the classes specified above comes into force and the corresponding provisions of the Transport (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1990 are amended or revoked so as to no longer cover the vehicle classes concerned; (ii) Irrespective of (ii) above, this exemption expires on 1 January 2006. Signed at Wellington this 9th day of December 1999. JRG SIMON MAGER, Senior Engineer Vehicle Policy, acting under the authority delegated to me by way of instrument of delegation dated 3 May 1999.
Publication Date
16 Dec 1999

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