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VIRM: Entry certification update – effective from 1 January 2013

List of changes

Note: This update is electronic only, no printed pages will be issued.

This amendment covers changes to the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007 which come into effect on 1 January 2013.

Questions and answers about the Rule changes are available on the NZTA website here


Section

Change description

Link to vehicle inspection portal page

2-1
  • Table 2-1-1 '92/114 (for class N vehicles)' added to the EEC/EC column
External projections

11-2

  • Note 6:‘manufactured before 1 January 1990’ changed to ‘more than 20 years old’
  • Similarly, SoL 1, 2, 3: ‘manufactured on or after 1 January 1990’ changed to ‘less than 20 years old’.
  • Table 11-2-2, Table 11-2-3: ‘and before 1 January 2013’ deleted
  • Table 11-2-4, Table 11-2-5: new set of emissions standards and the dates they come into effect

Exhaust emissions

11-3

  • ‘manufactured on or after 1 January 1990’ changed to ‘less than 20 years old’.
  • New Note 4 Less than 20 years old means 'a motor vehicle first registered outside of New Zealand, or manufactured, 20 years or less before its date of certification for entry into service'.

Metered exhaust emissions test specifications

Technical bulletin 28

Exhaust emissions standards compliance