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Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1967

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F1[15AConditions of operators' licences.N.I.

(1)The Department when granting an operator's licence—

(a)[F2may attach conditions to the licence and in particular] a condition prohibiting the holder from using goods vehicles operated under the licence for carrying goods by road for reward elsewhere than in the United Kingdom; and

(b)shall attach to the licence conditions for requiring the holder of the licence to inform the Department, in writing within 28 days, if during the currency of the licence—

(i)the holder of the licence or the person, if any, specified in the licence in pursuance of section 28A(5) is convicted of any offence;

(ii)the holder of the licence becomes bankrupt or goes into liquidation[F3 or enters administration] or an order of seizure is made against his property or a receiver or manager is appointed in relation to his trade or business; or

(iii)the person, if any, specified in the licence in pursuance of section 28A(5) ceases for whatever reason to be [F4 continuously and effectively responsible] for the operation of the goods vehicles used under the licence.

(2)Where an operator's licence is granted by the Department to a person who satisfies the Department that he is an exempt person, paragraph ( b) of subsection (1) shall not require the Department to attach to the licence the conditions specified in sub-paragraphs (i) and (ii) of that paragraph.

(3)On the application of the holder of an operator's licence to which is attached the condition referred to in subsection (1)( a) and on his production of such particulars as to his professional competence or that of the person, if any, specified in the licence in pursuance of section 28A(5) as the Department may require, the Department may remove that condition from the licence.

(4)Where the holder of an operator's licence, or any person acting with his knowledge or consent, fails to comply with a condition of that licence, the holder of the licence shall be guilty of an offence and be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding[F5 level 3 on the standard scale].]

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F1SR 1977/327

F2SR 1991/257

F3Words in s. 15A(1)(b)(ii) inserted (27.3.2006) by Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/1455 (N.I. 10)), arts. 1(3), 3(3), Sch. 2 para. 8; S.R. 2006/21, art. 2 (subject to transitional provisions and savings in S.R. 2006/22, arts. 2 - 7)

F4SR 1981/2

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