The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1995

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Published: 1995-08-05

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 2076

ROAD TRAFFIC
The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1995

Made
5th August 1995

Laid before Parliament
8th August 1995

Coming into force
15th August 1995

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 89(3), (6) and (7)(1), 105(1), (2) and (3)(2), 108(1)(3) and 192(3)(4) of the Road Traffic Act 1988(5), after consulting with representative organisations in accordance with section 195(2) of that Act, hereby makes the following Regulations:–

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1995 and shall come into force on 15th August 1995.

2.  In Schedule 3 (categories of motor vehicles for driving test purposes) to the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1987(6), in the entry relating to category N, for the words in column (2) there shall be substituted the words “Vehicle specified in sub-paragraph (j) or (jj) of regulation 27(1) of the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Large Goods and Passenger-Carrying Vehicles) Regulations 1990.”(7).

Signed on behalf of the Secretary of State

Steven Norris
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Transport
5th August 1995.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations contain a minor amendment consequential upon the substitution (by S.I. 1995/2075) of two new exemptions from the provisions of the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Large Goods and Passenger-Carrying Vehicles) Regulations 1990, which are now specified in paragraphs (j) and (jj) of regulation 27(1) of those regulations, for the exemption previously contained in sub-paragraph (j) of regulation 27(1).
Category N is redefined so as to correspond with the classes of vehicle specified in regulation 27(1)(j) and (jj), being vehicles which are not used on roads which are repairable at the public expense or are so used for only short distances.


(1)
Subsection (3) was amended by paragraph 63 of Schedule 4 to the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40); subsections (6) and (7) were amended by paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (c. 22).

(2)
Subsection (2) was amended by paragraph 14 of Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (c. 22), the Driving Licences (Community Driving Licence) Regulations 1990 (S.I. 1990/144) and section 83 of and Schedule 8 to the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40).

(3)
See the definitions of “prescribed” and “regulations”.

(4)
Amended by paragraph 24 of Schedule 3 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989.

(5)
1988 c. 52.

(6)
S.I. 1987/1378. Schedule 3 was substituted by S.I. 1990/842.

(7)
S.I. 1990/2612. Sub-paragraphs (j) and (jj) of regulation 27(1) were inserted by S.I. 1995/2075.
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