Motor Vehicle Traders Regulations 2012
I, the Governor in and over the State of Tasmania and its Dependencies in the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Executive Council, make the following regulations under the Motor Vehicle Traders Act 2011 .20 February 2012
PETER G. UNDERWOOD
By His Excellency's Command,
Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection
These regulations may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Traders Regulations 2012 .
These regulations take effect on 1 March 2012.
In these regulations Act means the Motor Vehicle Traders Act 2011 ;Public Trustee has the same meaning as in the Public Trustee Act 1930 .
(1) In this regulation GST has the same meaning as in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 of the Commonwealth.(2) The fees specified in Schedule 1 are prescribed as the fees payable to the Director in respect of the matters to which they relate.(3) The fees specified in Schedule 1 are GST exempt.
A pre-sale disclosure statement (a) is to be in the form, and contain the information required by the form, set out in Schedule 2 ; and(b) may contain additional relevant disclosures and other information as the licensed motor vehicle trader providing the pre-sale disclosure statement considers appropriate.
The Public Trustee is exempt from the operation of section 6 of the Act.
(1) In this regulation (2) If the owner of a prescribed business the owner is exempt from the operation of section 6 of the Act in relation to the buying, sale or exchange of those vehicles.(a) buys or exchanges motor vehicles for the purpose of forming or maintaining a fleet of vehicles used, or to be used, for the purposes of the prescribed business; or(b) sells or exchanges any motor vehicles that were a part of such a fleet of vehicles for the purpose of renewal, reorganisation or rationalisation of the fleet of vehicles or for the purpose of winding up the prescribed business
A motor vehicle that is exempt from the operation of section 6 of the Act in relation to that sale.(a) is part of the estate of a deceased person; and(b) was not owned by the deceased person for the purposes of selling or exchanging it as part of the business of a licensed motor vehicle trader; and(c) is sold by the executor or trustee of the estate of the deceased person in the administration of that estate
A person who sells or exchanges motor vehicles on wholesale terms is exempt from the operation of section 6 of the Act in relation to those sales and exchanges.
For the purposes of section 53 of the Act (a) an offence against a section of the Act specified in column 2 of the table in Schedule 3 is an infringement offence; and(b) the penalty specified in column 3 of that table in respect of the relevant infringement offence is prescribed as the penalty payable under an infringement notice issued and served for that offence.
Section of Act
Fee (fee units)
Application for motor vehicle trader licence
Issue of motor vehicle trader licence
Replacement of motor vehicle trader licence
The Motor Vehicle Traders Act 2011 requires the following questionnaire to be completed by the licensed motor vehicle trader and displayed prominently on any used motor vehicle offered for sale or exchange. A copy is also included in the contract of sale or exchange and forms part of the contract.
These disclosures relate to the motor vehicle described below.
Motor vehicle trader licence number
Make of vehicle
Model of vehicle
Date compliance plate fitted to vehicle or date the vehicle was entered on the RAV via an entry pathway under section 15(2) of the RVSA
Is vehicle eligible for a statutory warranty?
Persons considering purchasing this vehicle should seek appropriate advice as to its condition and fitness for purpose.
I, , declare that I am a licensed motor vehicle trader and I have filled out this disclosure statement accurately and in good faith.
Motor vehicle trader licence number: .
Section of Act
Penalty (penalty units)
Displayed and numbered in accordance with the Rules Publication Act 1953.
Notified in the Gazette on 29 February 2012
These regulations are administered in the Department of Justice.