Under the Legislation Act 2019, notification is hereby given of the making of Land Transport Rule: COVID-19 Response Amendment 2021.
The objective of this Rule is to allow for drivers to continue to be licensed and to be able to use endorsements and identification cards, when restrictions imposed in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 make it impractical or unreasonable for persons to do tasks ordinarily required to enable driver licences, endorsements and driver identification cards to be renewed.
Land Transport Rule: COVID-19 Response Amendment 2021 comes into force at 11.59pm on 30 November 2021.
The Rule is available on the Ministry of Transport’s website at https://www.transport.govt.nz/legislation and for inspection, free of charge, at the National Office of the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, 50 Victoria Street, Wellington, and at the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s regional offices. The Rule also available on the Agency’s website at: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/assets/resources/rules/docs/covid-19-response-2021-amendment-2021.pdf.
Dated at Wellington this 29th day of November 2021.
BRENDAN BOOTH, Chief Legal Adviser, Ministry of Transport.