(1) In this Part:
auto-dismantler has the same meaning as in the Motor Dealers Act 1974 and includes any other person, or class of persons, declared to be an auto-dismantler by the regulations under this Act.
dealer has the same meaning as in the Motor Dealers Act 1974 and includes any other person, or class of persons, declared to be a dealer by the regulations under this Act.
insurer means a person who carries on the business of insuring motor vehicles and includes any other person, or class of persons, declared to be an insurer by the regulations.
late model motor vehicle means a motor vehicle that is not more than 15 years old (age being determined from the date of manufacture) or, if the regulations prescribe a different age, not more than the age so prescribed.
motor vehicle includes a trailer.
register means the register of written off and wrecked motor vehicles kept by the Authority under this Part.
vehicle identifier, in relation to a motor vehicle, means:(a) in the case of a motor vehicle manufactured before 1 January 1989, the number quoted on the compliance plate that uniquely identifies the vehicle and sets it apart from similar vehicles and that corresponds to the identification number of the vehicle that is permanently recorded elsewhere on the vehicle, or(b) in any other case, the unique vehicle identification number (or “VIN”) allocated to the motor vehicle in accordance with the International Standards Organisation’s vehicle identification system required under an Australian Design Rule adopted by the regulations.
wrecked is defined in section 10ZE.
written off is defined in section 10ZF.(2) A reference in this Part to a person who carries on a business excludes a person who carries on such a business only as an employee.