You will require this licence if you intend to undertake business as a motor vehicle dealer in New South Wales. A motor dealer is a person who carries on the business of dealing in motor vehicles as a retailer or on a wholesale basis.
A motor vehicle is a vehicle that is built to be propelled by a motor, and includes:
- a trailer that is over 250kg and is towed by a motor vehicle
- any description of a vehicle on wheels, other than a vehicle used on a railway or tramway or an aircraft
- any description of tracked vehicle, or any description of vehicle that moves on revolving runners inside endless tracks, that is not used exclusively on a railway or tramway.
The following types of vehicles are exempted from the Act and a licence is not required:
- a crane, hoist or conveyor
- an excavator, road grader, road roller, bulldozer or forklift truck or other machinery, that is not constructed on a chassis of a type normally used in the construction of a truck
- a motor vehicle that is constructed or adapted for road construction or maintenance (including cleaning, sweeping or watering)
- a vehicle that is not acquired for use principally for the transport of passengers or goods on public roads (other than a trailer or towable recreation vehicle)
- a vehicle that is incapable of being registered (i.e. quad bike or segways).