Roadworthy Certificates in Canberra and the ACT

In the Australian Capital Territory vehicles must be inspected and provided with a roadworthy certificate before being registered in the following situations:

Once registered, a vehicle in Canberra will rarely need an inspection if it doesn’t change owners and stays registered – however the ACT has a random inspection scheme which means at any time, in any road related area (including car parks) a vehicle can be subjected to a visual inspection and if any faults or defects are identified then a notice is issued and the use of the vehicle could be restricted until an inspection is performed and the vehicle is cleared.

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