Motor Car Amendment (No. 3) Act 1995

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Motor Car Amendment (No. 3) Act 1995
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MOTOR CAR AMENDMENT (No. 3) ACT 1995

[Date of Assent 30 June 1995]

[Operative Date 30 June 1995]

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Motor Car Act
1951:

Be it enacted by The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House of Assembly of
Bermuda, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Citation
1 This Act which amends the Motor Car Act 1951 (hereinafter
referred to as "the principal Act") may be cited as the Motor Car
Amendment (No. 3) Act 1995.

Amends section 10 of principal Act
2 Section 10 of the principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by deleting paragraph (b) of the proviso
to that subsection and substituting the following:

"(b) the restrictions imposed by this subsection shall not
have effect in relation to—

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(i) a motor car owned by the Government and
used in the service of the Police Force so
long as the dimensions of such motor car do
not exceed such limits as the Minister may
in any particular case determine; and

(ii) a purpose-built motor car."; and

(b) by inserting next after subsection (5) the following:

"(6) In this section and in section 62A "purpose-built
motor car" means a motor car—

(i) which is constructed or adapted to
accommodate a wheelchair;

(ii) the length of which does not exceed 180
inches and the width of which does not
exceed 73 inches; and

(iii) the owner of which satisfies the Minister
that the motor car is intended to be
used, wholly or partly, for the
transportation of a person with a
physical disability of such a nature and
extent that it is necessary for that
person to use a wheelchair.".

Amends section 16 of principal Act
3 Section 16 of the principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (11):

(i) by deleting the word "or" at the end of paragraph
(b) and by inserting the word "or" at the end of
paragraph (c); and

(ii) by inserting next after paragraph (c) the
following:

"(d) a private motor car in respect of which
another person with a physical disability
holds a motor car licence and is registered
as the owner;"; and

(b) by inserting next after subsection (18) the following:

"(19) In this section "a person with a physical
disability" means the owner of a motor car who satisfies

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the Minister that he suffers from a physical disability of
such a nature and extent that his ability to move from
one place to another within Bermuda depends entirely
upon the use of his motor car.".

Amends section 54 of principal Act
4 Section 54 of the principal Act is amended in subsection (9)—

(a) by deleting the word "and" at the end of the definition of
the expression "dealer" and by deleting the full stop at
the end of the definition of the expression "modified
motor car" and substituting therefore the words ";and";
and

(b) by inserting next after the definition of the expression
"modified motor car" the following—

""motor car" includes a motor cycle.".

Amends section 62A of principal Act
5 Section 62A of the principal Act is amended in subsection (1) by
inserting next after the words "physical disability" the words "or to a
person who holds a licence and is registered as the owner of a purpose-
built motor car.".

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