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No. 54. 01-Apr-2016
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Road Traffic Code (Protective Helmets) Notice 2016


Given by the Driver and Vehicle Services, General Manager under the Road Traffic Code 2000, regulation 244.

1. Citation

This notice is the Road Traffic Code (Protective Helmets) Notice 2016.

2. Commencement

This notice comes into operation as follows--

(a) clauses 1 and 2--on the day on which this notice is published in the Gazette;

(b) the rest of the clauses--on the day after that day.

3. Previous notice superseded

This notice supersedes those parts of the Road Traffic Code (Protective Helmets) Notice 2007 by which the Director General approved standards under regulation 244.

4. Protective helmets (motorcycles--regulation 244)

For the purposes of the Road Traffic Code 2000 regulation 244(1), I approve the standard set by one or more of--

(a) Regulation No. 22 of the United Nations “Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Protective Helmets and their Visors for Drivers and Passengers of Motor Cycles and Mopeds” Revision 4 of 24 September 2002 (also known as ECE22.05);

(b) AS 1698:1988;

(c) AS/NZS 1698:2006,

as a protective helmet standard for helmets that bear a certifying mark, sticker or label as to the relevant standard referred to in sub-clause (a), (b), or (c).

ANN KING, General Manager, Driver and Vehicle Services.

Dated: 22 March 2016.

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