Motor Vehicle Testing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-04-02

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 140

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
Motor Vehicle Testing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
2nd April 1996

Coming into operation
3rd June 1996

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 61(6), 62, 75(8), 81(8) and (9) and 110(2) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Testing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 3rd June 1996.

Amendment of the Motor Vehicle Testing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

2.  The Motor Vehicle Testing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(2) shall be amended as follows—

(1) In regulation 22(1) (computation of time), in the first line, for the words “Save in regulations 18(2)(b)” there shall be substituted “Save in regulations 10(4), 15(1), 18(2)(b)”.

(2) For Schedule 1 there shall be substituted—

Regulations 7(2), 10(3) and (4), 15(1), 17(2) and 21

“SCHEDULE 1Fees

1.  Fee payable for examination under regulation 7(2) or 10(3) or 15(1)

(a)Vehicle in Class I or II £10·50

(b)Vehicle in Class III or IV (not being a minibus) £17·50

(c)Vehicle in Class V £22·00

(d)Minibus £22·00

2.  Fee payable for re-examination under regulation 10(4)

(a)Vehicle in Class I or II £7·50

(b)Vehicle in Class III or IV (not being a minibus) £10·00

(c)Vehicle in Class V £11·00

(d)Minibus £11·00

3.  Fee payable for a full inspection under Article 81 of the Order

(a)Vehicle in Class I or II £10·50

(b)Vehicle in Class III or IV (not being a minibus) £17·50

(c)Vehicle in Class V £22·00

(d)Minibus £22·00

(e)Public service vehicle (not being a taxi) £35·00

(f)Taxi £32·00

(g)Goods vehicle of 3,500 kilograms maximum gross

weight or under £17·50

(h)Goods vehicle over 3,500 kilograms maximum gross weight £32·50

(i)Trailer £22·00

4.  Fee payable for a test under Article 75(5) of the Order or a partial inspection under Article 81 of the Order

(a)Vehicle in Class I or II £7·50

(b)Vehicle in Class III or IV (not being a minibus) £10·00

(c)Vehicle in Class V £11·00

(d)Minibus £11·00

(e)Public service vehicle (not being a taxi) £11·00

(f)Taxi £10·00

(g)Goods vehicle of 3,500 kilograms maximum gross weight or under £10·00

(h)Goods vehicle over 3,500 kilograms maximum gross weight £16·50

(i)Trailer £11·00

5.  Fee payable for a duplicate test certificate

Any vehicle £9·00”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on

L.S.
Trevor Pearson
Assistant Secretary
2nd April 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations amend the Motor Vehicle Testing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 (“the 1995 Regulations”) by amending fees payable as follows—
(1) Examinations—

(a)for a vehicle in Class V from £21·00 to £22·00;

(b)for a minibus from £21·00 to £22·00; and

(c)where an application is made within 21 days from the date of service of a notification of refusal and the vehicle is presented for a re-examination on the date and at a time appointed by the Department—

(i)for a vehicle in Class V from £10·50 to £11·00; and

(ii)for a minibus from £10·50 to £11·00.
(2) Full inspections under Article 81 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (where driving of a defective vehicle on a road has been prohibited)—

(a)for a vehicle in Class V from £21·00 to £22·00;

(b)for a minibus from £21·00 to £22·00;

(c)for a public service vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than 12 passengers from £41·00 to £35·00;

(d)for a public service vehicle constructed or adapted to carry not more than 12 passengers from £31·00 to £35·00;

(e)for a taxi from £29·00 to £32·00; and

(f)for a trailer from £21·00 to £22·00.
(3) Tests under Article 75(5) (where vehicle has previously failed a roadside test) or a partial inspection under Article 81 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995—

(a)for a vehicle in Class V from £10·50 to £11·00;

(b)for a minibus from £10·50 to £11·00;

(c)for a public service vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than 12 passengers from £20·50 to £11·00;

(d)for a public service vehicle constructed or adapted to carry not more than 12 passengers from £14·50 to £11·00;

(e)for a taxi from £10·50 to £10·00; and

(f)for a trailer from £10·50 to £11·00.
These Regulations also amend the 1995 Regulations by amending regulation 22 thereof, the effect of which is that the periods of 21 days and 14 days referred to in regulation 10(4) (application for re-examinations) and 15(1) (appeals) respectively are now consecutive days (previously Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays were excluded).


(1)
S.I. 1995/2994 (N.I. 18)

(2)
S.R. 1995 No. 448
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