Law of 18 April 2002 amending the Road Traffic Act 1994 with regard to the ability to drive and drive
We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.
All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:
In this regard, we considered that it would be desirable to align the rules on driving licences with a view to the Directive 91 /439/EEC of the Council of the European Communities of 29 July 1991 on driving licences (PbEG L 237), to adapt the rules on driving and driving licences to recent developments in practice, as well as to a number of technical imperfections in the Road Traffic Act 1994 take away;
In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:
Article 110, first paragraph, of the Road Traffic Act 1994, as that article was worded before the date of entry into force of the Road Traffic Act 1994. Article I, Part S , this Act remains in force in respect of drivers of motor vehicles, whether or not with trailers, which are equipped for the carriage of more than eight persons, including the driver, who at that time are the age of 18 years but not of twenty-one years have been reached, as far as possible.
a. A driving licence has already been issued to them before that date;
(b) it appears that investigations into the ability and the ability to drive the motor vehicles concerned, which have been established by or because of the public authorities, have at their disposal the application prior to that date. motor vehicles involved in driving and fitness and after that time a driving licence for the driving of the motor vehicles concerned has been issued.
Article 110b (b) (b), as amended prior to the date of entry into force of that Article, Article I, Part T , this Act remains in force in respect of drivers of motor vehicles, whether or not with trailers, which are equipped for the carriage of more than eight persons, including the driver, who at that time are the age of 18 years but not having been reached for twenty-one years, in so far as the application for the investigation of the ability to drive and to drive the motor vehicles concerned has been undertaken by or because of the authorities before that date. submitted.
Article 111, first paragraph, introductory wording and part (a), as provided for by that Article before the date of entry into force of that article, Article I, Part U , of this Law, shall remain in force with respect to:
a. Applications of driving licence applications submitted before that time, whether or not with trailer, designed for the carriage of more than eight persons, including the driver, who at that time do not have access to the transport of motor vehicles, including those with a have issued a driving licence;
b. After that time, applications for driving licences for motor vehicles, whether or not with trailer, designed to carry more than eight persons, including the driver, not including the driver, submitted by an applicant that date has reached the age of 18 but not yet of twenty-one years and which, according to a study on the ability to drive and the driving of the motor vehicles concerned, has been set up by or on account of public authorities; for which the application has been submitted before that time, has the means of driving the motor vehicles involved in driving skills and fitness.
The articles of this Law shall enter into force on a date to be determined by royal decree, which may be determined differently for the various articles or parts of such articles.
Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and officials who so concern will keep their hands on the precise execution.
Given at The Hague, 18 April 2002
The Minister of Transport and Water,
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. KorthalsPublished on the 30th of May 2002
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. Korthals