Certain laws regarding car window tinting apply in many states and territories in Australia. Exemptions apply for certain citizens with medical conditions where they can use even darker tints with their vehicles. The exemption applies to some conditions.
You are exempted if you have a medical condition that requires you to have a darker tint as you need extra protection from sunlight or bright artificial light. However, you will need to show proof or a prescription from your doctor about your medical condition.
Medical documents should also be in your vehicle at all times so whenever you are stopped by a law enforcer, you show it upon their request. The proper document should specify the medical needs of the patient and the prescription of the minimum percentage that light transmittance that is allowed for the patient. Usually, the documents could be used to no more than two years.
If window tinting is necessary due to medical condition, better consult your physician or optometrist and get the affidavit signed. Once the proper documentation is made, you can get your car window tinted to a light transmittance of 50 per cent, but not less.
Other vehicles that are exempted from getting darker tints are limousines, hearses, ambulances, buses, and church-owned vehicles. If you and your vehicle are not exempted or not in possession of a waiver, better follow the laws regarding car window tinting St Lucia.