Australian Design Rule ADR 34 Child Restraint Anchorages and Child Restraint Anchor Fittings - Victoria


You will be required to comply with Australian Design Rule 34 if you intend to personally import a vehicle.

This Australian Design Rule is referred to in the Catalogue of ADRs (3rd Edition) as ADR 34/02 Child Restraint Anchorages and Child Restraint Anchor Fittings. The function of this ADR is to specify requirements for child restraint anchorages and fittings which provide for the connection of standard attaching clips so that child restraints may be adequately secured to a vehicle.

Personally imported vehicles are vehicles built after 1968 that are imported by a person who owned and used the vehicle for a continuous period of at least three months before it was imported into Australia, and the person who imports the vehicle is an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or a person who has applied to become a citizen or permanent resident. The person must be old enough to hold a licence or permit to drive the vehicle, and must not have imported into Australia another vehicle that they own within the previous.

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Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2021 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Planning

Safe Transport Victoria

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