Our legal team offers advice and information on a vast range of industry related issues. Some of the key areas we specialize in are as follows: -

Rental agreements

We offer a rental agreement template for use by all members free of charge, and ensure all terms and conditions are compliant with the relevant requirements under the Fair Trading Act 1986, the Land Transport Operator Licensing Rule 2017 and the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. 

Compliance advice 

We ensure all our members are compliant with all the legislative requirements that come with running a rental vehicle business under the Land Transport Act 1998, the Fair Trading Act 1986, the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, Land Transport rules and regulations such as the Operator Licensing Rule 2017, and many more. 

HR advice 

We have partnered up with leading national law firm Lane Neave to provide you with top employment law advice. Lane Neave will provide any general employment advice on attendance, leave, performance, dismissals, redundancies, negotiated exits, mediations, Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court matters is also available free of charge. 

Members also have access to a range of free employment documents and templates.  Contact Lane Neave directly to access these documents.  You can either call them on 03 379 3720 or email Lane Neave at one of the following: ana.fruean@laneneave.co.nz; Alex.Beal@laneneave.co.nz or Giuliana.Petronelli@laneneave.co.nz.  Please provide your RVA membership number in the email.

If you require any specific advice or documents that need to be specially drafted, a competitive rate will apply. You will be provided an estimate before this work is undertaken.

General advice

If you are experiencing issues not covered above, we will still do our best to offer you advice or put you in touch with someone who may be able to help.