Registration of a Business to Install and Repair LNG Fuel Systems in Motor Vehicles - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a business that installs Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel systems in motor vehicles, or services and repairs LNG fuel systems.

This registration exists to ensure LNG fuel systems are installed safely. Repair services for which registration is required include any repair to the vehicle which involves opening the high pressure LNG lines to the atmosphere.

All LNG installations must comply with the requirements of Australian Standard AS/NZS 2739 and be fitted with an acceptable natural gas compliance plate. Compliance plates are only issued to Victorian businesses that are registered with the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board.

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

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for registration you must:

  • Undertake to comply with the Rules of Registration;
  • Pass an initial inspection of your workshop by the Board to determine whether your premises and equipment comply with Australian Standards;
  • Ensure that at least 50 percent of your employees are accredited by the Board to undertake LNG conversions and repairs;
  • Ensure that all LNG conversions or repairs are undertaken by a person accredited with the Board, or directly supervised and checked by a person accredited with the board who has at least 3 years continuous accreditation;
  • Hold a valid public liability insurance policy covering conversion and repair claims;
  • Pay the required fees; and
  • Submit a properly completed application form.

Please consult the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board for further information.

Ongoing requirements

You must immediately notify the AAFRB should there be a change of business premises or change of ownership or ABN / ACN.

Duration

12 months.

Expiry

31 December each year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$648.00

Fees for 2016-17.

RenewRenewal$324.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Apply

Please lodge your application form (together with payment) directly with the AAFRB. You will need to attach to your application a copy of your certificate of incorporation and / or your registration of business name.


Administering agency

Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board


Operating address:
1/462 Burwood Road
Hawthorn, Victoria 3122
Mailing address:
PO BOX 3114
Auburn, Victoria 3123

Phone:

03 9818 4304

Fax:

03 9815 1540
aafrb@aafrb.com.au

Supporting information

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