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Section 156 Road Transport Act 2013
Production of Records by Responsible Persons

Section 156 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) is ‘Production of Records by Responsible Persons’ and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 156 of the Road Transport Act 2013 is Production of Records by Responsible Persons and reads as follows:

Production of records by responsible persons

(cf STM Act, s 66)

(1) The Authority may, by notice in writing served on any responsible person for an applicable motor vehicle, require the person to produce vehicle movement records to the Authority.

(2) The notice may require the production of:

(a) all vehicle movement records relating to journeys undertaken in the vehicle during the 12 months preceding the date of service of the notice, or

(b) such of those records as the notice specifies.

(3) The notice is not complied with if the records are not produced at a place, and within a time, specified by the notice.

(4) The responsible person for a vehicle must comply with a notice under this section.

The penalties

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

(5) Vehicle movement records produced to the Authority, whether in compliance with a notice under this section or otherwise, may be retained by the Authority for analysis, and while they are so retained, the responsible person for the vehicle is exempted from the requirements of any further notice under this section in relation to them.

(6) A notice under this section does not require the production of a vehicle movement record being carried by the driver of a vehicle in accordance with a requirement of this Part.

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