Our legal team offers advice and information on a vast range of industry-related issues, including:

Rental agreements

We offer a rental agreement template for use by all members free of charge. If you use our template, we will review your terms and conditions for compliance with relevant legislative requirements including the Fair Trading Act 1986, the Land Transport Operator Licensing Rule 2017 and the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. 

Compliance advice 

We provide members with advice on compliance with legislative requirements that apply to running a rental vehicle business, including the Land Transport Act 1998, the Fair Trading Act 1986, the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, and the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. Compliance advice also includes Land Transport rules and regulations, such as the Operator Licensing Rule 2017. 

HR advice 

Our partnership with leading national law firm Lane Neave offers you top employment law advice. As a benefit of your membership, Lane Neave will provide general employment advice on matters including attendance, leave, performance, dismissals, redundancies, negotiated exits, mediations, Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court matters. 

Members also have access to a range of free employment documents and templates. Call Lane Neave directly to access these documents on 03 379 3720 or email 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, Lane Neave offers members highly competitive rates and an estimate before work is undertaken.

General advice

For issues not covered above please get in touch. We will do our best to offer you advice or put you in touch with someone who may be able to help.