The Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

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Published: 1997-01-28

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 191

ROAD TRAFFIC
The Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

Made
28th January 1997

Laid before Parliament
6th February 1997

Coming into force
28th February 1997

The Secretary of State for Transport, being a Minister designated(1) for the purposes of subsection (2) of section 2 of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the regulation of the type, description, construction or equipment of vehicles, and of components of vehicles, and in particular any vehicle type approval scheme, in exercise of the powers conferred by that section and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 and shall come into force on 28th February 1997.

2.—(1) Schedule 1 to the Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) Regulations 1992(3) shall be amended as follows.

(2) For item 1 there shall be substituted the following item—

“1

70/157/EEC

L42, 23.2.70, p.16
Noise

73/350/EEC*
L321, 22.11.73, p.33

77/212/EEC
L66, 12.3.77, p.33

81/334/EEC*
L131, 18.5.81, p.6

84/372/EEC*
L196, 26.7.84, p.47

84/424/EEC
L238, 6.9.84, p.31

89/491/EEC*
L238, 15.8.89, p.43

92/97/EEC
L371, 19.12.92, p.1

96/20/EC*
L92, 13.4.96, p.23”.

(3) For item 2 there shall be substituted the following item—

“2
70/220/EEC

L76, 6.4.70, p.1
Emissions

74/290/EEC
L159, 15.6.74, p.61

77/102/EEC*
L32, 3.2.77, p.32

78/665/EEC*
L223, 14.8.78, p.48

83/351/EEC
L197, 20.7.83, p.1

88/76/EEC
L36, 9.2.88, p.1

88/436/EEC
L214, 6.8.88, p.1

89/458/EEC
L226, 3.8.89, p.43

89/491/EEC*
L238, 15.8.89, p.43

91/441/EEC
L242, 30.8.91, p.1

93/59/EEC
L186, 28.7.93, p.21

94/12/EC†
L100, 19.4.94, p.42

96/44/EC*
L210, 20.8.96, p.25

96/69/EC†
L282, 1.11.96, p.64”.

(4) For item 10 there shall be substituted the following item—

“10
72/245/EEC

L152, 6.7.72, p.15
Suppression (radio)

89/491/EEC*
L238, 15.8.89, p.43

95/54/EC*
L266, 8.11.95, p.1”.

(5) For item 11 there shall be substituted the following item—

“11
72/306/EEC

L190, 20.8.72, p.1
Diesel smoke

89/491/EEC*
L238, 15.8.89, p.43”.

(6) For item 13 there shall be substituted the following item—

“13
74/61/EEC

L38, 11.2.74, p.22
Anti-theft devices

95/56/EC*
L286, 29.11.85, p.1”.

(7) For item 15 there shall be substituted the following item—

“15
74/408/EEC

L221, 12.8.74, p.1
Seat strength

81/577/EEC
L209, 29.7.81, p.34

96/37/EC*
L186, 25.7.96, p.28”

(8) For item 19 there shall be substituted the following item—

“19
76/115/EEC

L24, 30.1.76, p.6
Seat belt anchorages

81/575/EEC*
L209, 29.7.81, p.30

82/318/EEC*
L139, 19.5.82, p.9

90/629/EEC*
L341, 6.12.90, p.14

96/38/EC*
L187, 26.7.96, p.95”.

(9) For item 27 there shall be substituted the following item—

“27
77/389/EEC

L154, 13.6.77, p.41
Towing hooks

96/64/EC
L258, 11.10.96, p.26”.

(10) For item 31 there shall be substituted the following item—

“31
77/541/EEC

L220, 29.8.77, p.95
Seat belts

81/576/EEC
L209, 29.7.81, p.32

82/319/EEC*
L139, 19.5.82, p.17

90/628/EEC*
L341, 6.12.90, p.1

96/36/EC*
L178, 17.7.96, p.15”.

(11) For item 39 there shall be substituted the following item—

“39
80/1268/EEC

L375, 31.12.80, p.36
Fuel consumption

89/491/EEC*
L238, 15.8.89, p.43

93/116/EC*
L329, 30.12.93, p.39”.

(12) For item 40 there shall be substituted the following item—

“40
80/1269/EEC

L375, 31.12.80, p.46
Engine power

88/195/EEC
L92, 9.4.88, p.50

89/491/EEC*
L238, 15.8.89, p.43”.

(13) For item 41 there shall be substituted the following item—

“41
88/77/EEC

L36, 9.2.88, p.33
Diesel emissions

91/542/EEC
L295, 25.10.91, p.1

96/1/EC
L40, 17.2.96, p.1”.

(14) For item 44 there shall be substituted the following item—

“44
92/21/EEC

L129, 14.5.92, p.1
Masses and dimensions

95/48/EC*
L233, 30.9.95, p.73
(cars)”.

(15) After item 47 there shall be substituted the following item—

“49
95/28/EC

L281, 23.11.95, p.1
Flammability”.

(16) After item 51 there shall be substituted the following item—

“54
96/27/EC

L169, 8.7.96, p.1
Side impact resistance”.

Signed by the authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

John Bowis
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Transport
28th January 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend Schedule 1 to the Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) Regulations 1992 and are made in consequence of Commission Directives 89/491/EEC, 96/20/EC, 96/44/EC, 95/54/EC, 95/56/EC, 96/37/EC, 96/38/EC, 96/64/EC, 96/36/EC, 95/48/EC, 95/28/EC and Directives 96/69/EC, 96/1/EC and 96/27 which were made by the European Parliament and Council.
Directive 89/491/EEC amends Council Directive 70/157/EEC in relation to permitted sound levels and exhaust systems of motor vehicles, Council Directive 70/220/EEC in relation to emissions from motor vehicles, Council Directive 72/245/EEC relating to the suppression of radio interference on motor vehicles, 72/306/EEC in relation to emissions from diesel engines, 80/1268/EEC in relation to fuel consumption of motor vehicles and 80/1269/EEC in relation to the engine power of motor vehicles.
Directive 96/20/EC further amends Council Directive 70/157/EEC in relation to permitted sound levels and exhaust systems of motor vehicles.
Directive 96/44/EC further amends Council Directive 70/220/EEC in relation to emissions from motor vehicles.
Directive 95/54/EC amends Council Directive 72/245/EEC the suppression of radio interference on motor vehicles.
Directive 95/56/EC amends Council Directive 74/61/EEC in relation to anti-theft devices.
Directive 96/37/EC further amends Council Directive 74/408/EEC in relation to the strength of seats and their anchorages in motor vehicles.
Directive 96/38/EC further amends Council Directive 76/115/EEC in relation to seat belt anchorages for motor vehicles.
Directive 96/64/EC amends Council Directive 77/389/EEC in relation to motor vehicle towing devices.
Directive 96/36/EC further amends Council Directive 77/541/EEC in relation to seat belts and restraint systems of motor vehicles.
Directive 95/48/EC amends Council Directive 92/21/EEC in relation to masses and dimensions of category M1 motor vehicles.
Directive 95/28/EC sets out requirements in relation to the burning behaviour of materials used in the interior construction of certain categories of motor vehicles. The directive provides that Member States may not refuse EEC type approval or national type approval for vehicles which have complied with the requirements.
Directive 96/69/EC further amends Council Directive 70/220/EEC in relation to emissions from motor vehicles.
Directive 96/1/EC amends Council Directive 88/77/EEC in relation to emissions from diesel engines for use in vehicles.
Directive 96/27/EC provides that from 1st October 1998 Member States may no longer grant EC-type approval for motor vehicles which do not comply with requirements of the directive, in relation to the protection of occupants in the event of side impact resistance. From 1st October 2003 Member States must consider certificates of conformity which accompany new vehicles to be no longer valid if they do not certify that there has been compliance with the requirements.
Copies of EEC and EC Directives which are relevant to these Regulations can be obtained from Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. The details of the Directives are set out below.


Principal Instrument
Amending Instruments

Council Directive 70/157/EEC (OJ No. L42, 23.2.70, p.16)

Commission Directive 73/350/EEC (OJ No. L321, 22.11.73, p.33), Council Directive 77/212/EEC (OJ No. L66, 12.3.77, p.33), Commission Directive 81/334/EEC (OJ No. L131, 18.5.81, p.6), Commission Directive 84/372/EEC (OJ No. L196, 26.7.84, p.47), Council Directive 84/424/EEC (OJ No. L238, 6.9.84, p.31), Commission Directive 89/491/EEC (OJ No. L238, 15.8.89, p.43), Council Directive 92/97/EEC (OJ No. L371, 19.12.92, p.1) and Commission Directive 96/20/EC (OJ No. L92, 13.4.96, p.23).

Council Directive 70/220/EEC (OJ No. L76, 6.4.70, p.1)
Council Directive 74/290/EEC (OJ No. L159, 15.6.74, p.61), Commission Directive 77/102/EEC (OJ No. L32, 3.2.77, p.32), Commission Directive 78/665/EEC (OJ No. L223, 14.8.78, p.48), Council Directive 83/351/EEC(OJ No. L197, 20.7.83, p.1), Council Directive 88/76/EEC (OJ No. L36, 9.2..88, p.1), Council Directive 88/436/EEC (OJ No. L214, 6.8.88, p.1), Council Directive 89/458/EEC (OJ No. L226, 3.8.89, p.1), Commission Directive 89/491/EEC (OJ No. L238, 15.8.89, p.43), Council Directive 91/441/EEC (OJ No. L242, 30.8.91, p.1), Council Directive 93/59/EEC (OJ No. L186, 28.7.93, p.21), European Parliament and Council Directive 94/12/EC (OJ No. L100, 19.4.94, p.42), Commission Directive 96/44/EC (OJ No. L210, 20.8.96, p.25), and European Parliament and Council Directive 96/69/EC (OJNo. L282, 1.11.96, p.64) and European Parliament and Council Directive 96/69/EC (OJ No. L282, 1.11.96, p.64).

Council Directive 72/245/EEC (OJ No. L152, 6.7.72, p.15)
Commission Directive 89/491/EEC (OJ No. L238, 15.8.89, p.43) and Commission Directive 95/54/EC (OJ No. L266, 8.11.95, p.1).

Council Directive 72/306/EEC (OJ No. L190, 20.8.72, p.1)
Commission Directive 89/491/EEC (OJ No. L238, 15.8.89, p.43).

Council Directive 74/61/EEC (OJ No. L38, 11.2.71, p.22)
Commission Directive 95/56 (OJ No. L286, 29.11.95, p.1).

Council Directive 74/408/EEC (OJ No. L221, 12.8.74, p.1)
Council Directive 81/577/EEC (OJ No. L209, 29.7.81, p.34) and Commission Directive 96/37/EC (OJ No. L186, 25.7.96, p.28).

Council Directive 77/389/EEC (OJ No. L154, 13.6.77, p.41)
Commission Directive 96/64 (OJ No. L258, 11.10.96, p.26).

Council Directive 77/541/EEC (OJ No. L220, 29.8.77, p.95)
Council Directive 81/576 (OJ No. L209, 29.7.81, p.32), Commission Directive 82/319/EEC (OJ No. L139, 19.5.82, p.17), Commission Directive 90/628/EEC (OJ No. L341, 6.12.90, p.1) and Commission Directive 96/36/EC (OJ No. L178, 17.7.96, p.15).

Council Directive 80/1268/EEC (OJ No. L375, 31.12.80, p.36)
Commission Directive 89/491/EEC (OJ No. L238, 15.8.89, p.43) and Commission Directive 93/116/EC (OJ No. L1329, 30.12.93, p.39).

Council Directive 80/1269/EEC (OJ No. L375, 31.12.80, p.46)
Council Directive 88/195/EEC (OJ No. L92, 9.4.88, p.50) and Commission Directive 89/491/EEC (OJ No. L238, 15.8.89, p.43).

Council Directive 88/77/EEC (OJ No. L36, 9.2.88, p.33)
Council Directive 91/542/EEC (OJ No. L295, 25.10.91, p.1) and European Parliament and Council Directive 96/1/EC (OJ No. L40, 17.2.96, p.1).

Council Directive 92/21/EEC (OJ No. L129, 14.5.92, p.1)
Commission Directive 95/48/EC (OJ No. L233, 30.9.95, p.73).

European Parliament and Council Directive 95/28/EC (OJ No. L281, 23.11.95, p.1)
European Parliament and Council Directive 96/27/EC (OJ No. L169, 8.7.96, p.1)



(1)
S.I. 1972/1811.

(2)
1972 c. 68.

(3)
S.I. 1992/3107, as amended by S.I. 1993/1221 and 2198, 1994/617 and 1570 and 1995/2328.
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