Interstate Road Transport Amendment (Heavy Vehicle National Law) Regulation 2014

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Interstate Road Transport Amendment (Heavy Vehicle National Law) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 84, 2014
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 12 June 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Warren Truss
Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Interstate Road Transport Regulations 1986                                                        2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Interstate Road Transport Amendment (Heavy Vehicle National Law) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Interstate Road Transport Act 1985.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Interstate Road Transport Regulations 1986
1  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of administering authority)
Repeal the definition, substitute:
administering authority, in relation to a State or Territory, means any of the following:
                     (a)  the Department;
                     (b)  the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator;
                     (c)  the Registration Authority of the State or Territory.
2  Subregulation 2(1)
Insert:
approved insurer means:
                     (a)  for a motor vehicle or trailer that is or will be registered in a State or Territory mentioned in an item of the table in Schedule 2—the insurer mentioned in that item; or
                     (b)  for a trailer that is or will be registered in Victoria—the Transport Accident Commission, established under the Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic.).
Heavy Vehicle National Law means the Heavy Vehicle National Law set out in the Schedule to the Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (Qld) as that law applies from time to time in any participating jurisdiction.
Ministerial Council means the council of Commonwealth, State and Territory Ministers, as it exists from time to time, with responsibility for transport.
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator means the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator established under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
participating jurisdiction means any of the following:
                     (a)  New South Wales;
                     (b)  Victoria;
                     (c)  Queensland;
                     (d)  South Australia;
                     (e)  Tasmania;
                      (f)  Australian Capital Territory.
relevant instrument means any of the following, as in force from time to time:
                     (a)  a class 2 heavy vehicle authorisation (notice) under subsection 138(1) of the Heavy Vehicle National Law;
                     (b)  a class 2 heavy vehicle authorisation (permit) under subsection 143(1) of the Heavy Vehicle National Law;
                     (c)  an HML declaration under subregulation 12(1) of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation made under the Heavy Vehicle National Law;
                     (d)  an HML permit under subsection 20(1) of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation made under the Heavy Vehicle National Law;
                     (e)  an instrument made under any of the following provisions of former legislation, within the meaning of section 747 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law:
                              (i)  regulation 17 or 23 of the Road Transport (Mass, Loading and Access) Regulation 1996 (NSW);
                             (ii)  regulation 510 or 516 of, or clause 11 of Schedule 2 to, the Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 1999 (Vic.);
                            (iii)  regulation 11A of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Regulation 1995 (Qld);
                            (iv)  regulation 11A of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Vehicle Standards and Safety) Regulation 1999 (Qld);
                             (v)  section 161A or 163AA of the Road Traffic Act 1961 (SA);
                            (vi)  section 31A of the Road Transport (Dimensions and Mass) Act 1990 (ACT);
                      (f)  an instrument made under any of the following:
                              (i)  section 34 or 41 of the Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 (WA);
                             (ii)  regulation 29 or 33 of the Road Traffic (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 2002 (WA);
                            (iii)  regulation 45 of the Vehicle and Traffic (Vehicle Operations) Regulations 2001 (Tas.).
3  Subregulation 3(1)
Omit “the Council of Commonwealth and State Ministers known as the Australian Transport Advisory Council”, substitute “the Ministerial Council”.
4  Subregulation 3(2)
Omit “the Australian Transport Advisory Council”, substitute “the Ministerial Council”.
5  Regulation 6
Repeal the regulation.
6  Subregulations 12C(8) and 12L(5)
Repeal the subregulations.
7  Schedule 2
Repeal the Schedule, substitute:
Schedule 2—Approved insurers
Note:       See the definition of approved insurer in subregulation 2(1).
  
  
1  Approved insurers
                   The following table sets out approved insurers for motor vehicles or trailers.
 
Approved insurers

Item
Column 1
State or Territory
Column 2
Insurer(s)

1
New South Wales
(a) AAI Limited trading as AAMI;
(b) AAI Limited trading as GIO;
(c) Allianz Australia Insurance Limited;
(d) CIC Allianz Insurance Limited;
(e) Insurance Australia Limited trading as NRMA Insurance;
(f) QBE Insurance Group Limited;
(g) Zurich Financial Services Australia Limited

2
Queensland
(a) AAI Limited trading as Suncorp Insurance;
(b) Allianz Australia Insurance Limited;
(c) QBE Insurance Group Limited;
(d) RACQ Insurance Limited

3
Western Australia
Insurance Commission of Western Australia, established under the Insurance Commission of Western Australia Act 1986 (WA)

4
South Australia
Motor Accidents Commission, established under the Motor Accident Commission Act (SA)

5
Australian Capital Territory
(a) AAI Limited trading as AAMI;
(b) AAI Limited trading as GIO;
(c) Australian Pensioners Insurance Agency Pty Ltd;
(d) Insurance Australia Limited trading as NRMA Insurance

8  Schedule 4A
Repeal the Schedule.