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AU - Road Vehicle Standards Act (RVSA)


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    AU –  Since 1 July 2021, the Road Vehicle Standards Act (RVSA) officially replaces the Motor Vehicle Standard Act (MVSA).


Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 No. 163, 2018 - An Act to provide for the regulation of road vehicles and road vehicle components, to set national road vehicle standards, and for other purposes.


The key objectives for the Rules are to provide:


  • Clear legislation for safe, secure, and environmentally friendly vehicles;
  • Flexibility for the future of road vehicles;
  • More choice of road vehicles for Australians;
  • Improved compliance and enforcement powers, particularly for recalls of road vehicles and approved road vehicle components.




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