Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 Amendment 7

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Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 Amendment 7
I, JAMIE EDWARD BRIGGS, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, determine this vehicle standard under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.
 
 
 
 
Dated  12 December 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Signed]
Jamie Edward Briggs
 
Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development
 
CONTENTS
 
1.               legislative provisions........................................................................ 3
2.               amendment of vehicle standard.................................................. 3
Schedule 1.................................................................................................................. 4
 
1.                                          legislative provisions
1.1.                                    Name of Legislative Instrument
1.1.1.                              This instrument is the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 Amendment 7.
1.2.                                    Commencement
1.2.1.                              This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
2.                                          amendment of vehicle standard
2.1.                                    The changes specified in Schedule 1 amend Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005.
 
 
Schedule 1
[1]               Add the following, in alphabetical order, to clause 3. DEFINITIONS:
“IDENTIFICATION PLATE – refer to section 5 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.”
[2]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:
“…
50TH PERCENTILE 6 YEARS OLD CHILD - a dummy whose dimensions comply with the appropriate dimensions in Table 1 of ADR 4/03, or a person with dimensions which are less than the appropriate dimensions in Table 1 of ADR 4/03.
5TH PERCENTILE ADULT FEMALE - a dummy whose dimensions comply with the appropriate dimensions in Table 1 of ADR 4/03, or a person with dimensions which are less than the appropriate dimensions in Table 1 of ADR 4/03.
95TH PERCENTILE ADULT MALE - a dummy whose dimensions comply with the appropriate dimensions in Table 1 of ADR 4/03, or a person with dimensions which are greater than the appropriate dimensions in Table 1 of ADR 4/03.
…”
[3]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:
“…
COMPLIANCE PLATE – see ‘Identification Plate’.
…”
[4]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:
“…
OVERALL WIDTH - the maximum distance measured across the body including wheel guards, but excluding:
-        rear vision mirrors, signalling devices and side-mounted lamps and reflectors;
-        anti-skid devices mounted on wheels, central tyre inflation systems, tyre pressure gauges;
-        permanently fixed webbing-assembly-type devices – such as curtain-side devices, provided that the maximum distance measured across the body including any part of the devices does not exceed 2.55m.”
…”
[5]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:
“…
REFERENCE PLANE - the horizontal plane passing through the points of contact of the heels of the ‘Hybrid III’ when seated according to the requirements of clauses 7.3.3 to 7.3.3.4 of ADR 68/00.
…”
[6]               Clause 3. DEFINITIONS amend to read:
“…
SEATING CAPACITY - the number of seated adult persons which the vehicle is designed to carry and for which seating positions (established in accordance with clause 5.7 of ADRs 5/00 to 5/01 “Anchorages for Seatbelts and Child Restraints”, clause 5.7 of ADR 5/02 “Anchorages for Seatbelts” and clause 10 of ADRs 5/03 to 5/04 “Anchorages for Seatbelts”) are provided.
…”
[7]               Remove the following from clause 3. DEFINITIONS:
“TRANSVERSE DIRECTION S - means the shortest transverse distance in mm from the ‘Seating Reference Plan’ to the point under consideration.”