Approved Seatbelt Standards - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to comply with the relevant standard if you manufacture seatbelts for a motor vehicle. The seatbelt must comply with the standard as it was in force at the time of manufacture, or any later version of that standard. The seatbelt must also be marked in accordance with the standard, certifying its compliance. A relevant standard is any of the following:

  • Australian Standard AS E35.1-1970 Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles
  • Australian Standard AS 2596-1983 Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles
  • Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 4/00 ? Seatbelts) 2006.
The standard for seatbelt installation into a personally imported vehicle are outlined in the regulations.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety Road Rules 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Road Safety
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Phone:

13 11 71

Fax:

03 9853 1181

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