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Guidelines for the Content, Development, Approval and Use of Industry Codes of Practice
  • Publication no: AP-R282-06
  • ISBN: 1 921139 24 2
  • Published: 2 February 2006

The purpose of this document is to deliver consistency of enforcement practices across jurisdictions, improve compliance with road transport law, and deliver greater road safety outcomes and asset protection. It is intended to provide guidance to industry on: - the preparation of codes of practice for best

  • AP-R282-06 Guidelines for the Content, Development, Approval and Use of Industry Codes of Practice
  • CONTENTS
  • SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1. What is an industry code of practice?
    • 1.2. What is a registered industry code of practice?
    • 1.3. Who does an industry code of practice cover?
    • 1.4. What are the legal benefits of an industry code of practice?
    • 1.5. What are some other benefits of an industry code of practice?
  • 2. CONTENT OF INDUSTRY CODE OF PRACTICE
    • 2.1. Who will the code cover?
    • 2.2. Who will administer the code?
    • 2.3. How should the code address heavy vehicle compliance issues?
    • 2.4. What about competitive implications?
    • 2.5. Who should be consulted in developing a code?
    • 2.6. What language should be used in a code?
    • 2.7. What is a business compliance system?
    • 2.8. Who should doublecheck my code?
    • 2.9. How should a code be reviewed and kept up-to-date?
  • 3. REGISTERING CODES OF PRACTICE
  • APPENDIX 1: CONTACT DETAILS
  • APPENDIX 2: DRAFTING CHECKLIST
  • APPENDIX 3: MASS, DIMENSION AND LOAD RESTRAINT REQUIREMENTS UNDERTHE MODEL BIL
  • APPENDIX 4: REASONABLE STEPS DEFENCE
  • APPENDIX 5: RELEVANT STANDARDS PUBLICATIONS
  • INFORMATION RETRIEVAL