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Second Reading Speeches

Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Part of a package of five bills to regulate the importation and provision of road vehicles, the bill replaces the

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989
by: enabling the minister to determine national road vehicle standards for road vehicles and road vehicle components; prohibiting the importation into Australia of road vehicles that do not comply with national road vehicle standards, except in limited circumstances; establishing a Register of Approved Vehicles, on which road vehicles must be entered before they are introduced to the Australian market; establishing a framework for the recall of road vehicles and approved road vehicle components; providing for criminal offences, civil penalties, injunctions, enforceable undertakings and infringement notices; and providing for administrative matters, including using computer programs, review of decisions and information sharing and delegations.

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