Section 74 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) is ‘Operating Interstate Registered Vehicles in this Jurisdiction’ and is extracted below.
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Section 74 of the Road Transport Act 2013 is Operating Interstate Registered Vehicles in this Jurisdiction and reads as follows:
Operating interstate registered vehicles in this jurisdiction
(cf VR Act, s 22A (2)-(4))
(1) A corporation must not cause, permit or allow an interstate registered vehicle owned by the corporation to be used on a road in this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.
(2) A corporation is not guilty of an offence against subsection (1) if the corporation proves to the court’s satisfaction:
(a) that the interstate registered vehicle had, at the date of the offence, been owned by the corporation for less than 90 days, or
(b) that, during the period of 90 days immediately before the date of the offence, the interstate registered vehicle was outside this jurisdiction for a continuous period of at least 48 hours, or
(c) if the corporation:
(i) conducts a business that includes the leasing or hiring out of registrable vehicles, and
(ii) is unable to satisfy the court that paragraph (b) applies in relation to the interstate registered vehicle, that the vehicle was leased or hired out to the same person for the whole of the period of 90 days immediately before the date of the offence.
(3) A reference in this section to an interstate registered vehicle owned by a corporation includes a reference to an interstate registered vehicle that is under the control or management of the corporation.
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