The International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2002


Published: 2002-03-08

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Statutory Instruments
2002 No. 537

ROAD TRAFFIC
The International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

Made
8th March 2002

Laid before Parliament
11th March 2002

Coming into force
1st April 2002

The Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, with the consent of the Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1973(1) and the Department of Transport (Fees) Order 1988(2), and in exercise of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

2.—(1) The International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Fees) Regulations 1988(3) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In the regulations specified in column (1) of the Table below for the amounts specified in column (2) there shall be substituted the amounts specified in column (3).

TABLE

(1)
(2)
(3)

Regulation
Existing Amount
Substituted Amount

3(a)
£66
£68

3(b)
£66
£68

4(2)
£33
£34

5(2)
£66
£68

6
£6
£11

8(3)
£2
£2.50

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions

David Jamieson
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
6th March 2002

We consent to the making of these Regulations

Nick Ainger
Tony McNulty
Two of the Lord’s Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
8th March 2002

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Fees) Regulations 1988 (“the 1988 Regulations”).
Regulation 2 makes the following amendments to the fees prescribed by the 1988 Regulations. An “ADR certificate” is a special certificate of approval as defined in regulation 2 of the 1988 Regulations. “ADR” is the acronym for “Accord European Relatif au Transports International des Merchandises Dangereuses par Route”.
(a)The fee payable where a first inspection in relation to an application for an ADR certificate is carried out on the same day as an examination under the Goods Vehicles (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988, is increased by 3% from £66 to £68. The fee for a first inspection in any other case is increased by 3% from £66 to £68 plus the amount which would be payable in respect of an examination under those Regulations.
(b)Where a vehicle fails to pass an inspection and arrangements are made for a further inspection to be carried out not more than 14 days after the first inspection, the additional fee payable is increased by 3% from £33 to £34.
(c)The fee for the issue of a copy of an ADR certificate which has been lost or destroyed is increased by 83.3% from £6 to £11.
(d)There is an increase of 25% in the fee from £2 to £2.50 for an application for an ADR certificate where the person does not make an application for another inspection in accordance with regulation 8(2) of the 1988 Regulations.


(1)
1973 c. 51.

(2)
S.I. 1988/643, which was made under section 102 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1987 (c. 51). The relevant reference in S.I. 1988/643 is Table II of Schedule 1.

(3)
S.I. 1988/370, amended by S.I. 1991/458, 1992/714, 1993/3067, 1997/158 and 2001/1812.