You will require this registration if you intend to operate a business that installs liquid petroleum gas (LPG) fuel systems to motor vehicles, or services and repairs LPG fuel systems.
This registration exists to ensure LPG fuel systems are installed safety. Repair means any repair to the vehicle which involves opening the high pressure LPG lines to the atmosphere.
Whenever an LPG system is installed in a vehicle, the vehicles owner must supply VicRoads with an LPG conversion report. The conversion report must include a LPG Compliance Plate. Compliance plates are only issued to Victorian businesses that are registered with the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
In order to be eligible for registration you must:
- 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 LPG conversions and repairs
- ensure that all LPG 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.
Please consult the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board for further information.
You must immediately notify the AAFRB should there be a change of business premises or change of ownership or ABN / ACN.
31 December each year.
Fees for 2016-17.
Fees for 2016-17.
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.
Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board
Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)
Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)
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