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Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Operators' licences

    1. 1.Operators' licences

    2. 2.“Standard” and “restricted” licences

    3. 3.Temporary exemptions

  3. Vehicles authorised to be used under a licence

    1. 4.Vehicles authorised to be used under operator's licence

    2. 5.Maximum numbers of vehicles

  4. Operating centres

    1. 6.Operating centres to be specified in operators' licences

  5. Applications for licences

    1. 7.Application for operators' licences

    2. 8.Notification of events subsequent to the making of an application

    3. 9.Publication by Department of notice of application for licence

    4. 10.Publication in locality affected of notice of application for licence

    5. 11.Objections to, and representations against, issue of operators' licences

  6. Determination of applications

    1. 12.Determination of applications for operators' licences

    2. 13.Determination where objections etc are made on environmental grounds

    3. 14.Issue of operators' licences

    4. 15.Duration of operators' licences

  7. Variation of licences

    1. 16.Variation of operators' licences

    2. 17.Publication of notice of applications for variation in any locality affected

    3. 18.Objection to, and refusal of, applications to vary operators' licences on environmental grounds

    4. 19.Variation of licences: further provisions

  8. Conditions of licences

    1. 20.Conditions of licences

  9. Interim licences and interim variations

    1. 21.Interim operators' licences

    2. 22.Interim variations

  10. Revocation etc of operators' licences

    1. 23.Revocation, suspension and curtailment of operators' licences

    2. 24.Revocation of standard licences

    3. 25.Disqualification

    4. 26.Revocation, disqualification, etc: supplementary provisions

  11. Review of operating centres

    1. 27.Periods of review for operating centres

    2. 28.Power to remove operating centres on review

    3. 29.Power to attach conditions on review

  12. Transfer of operating centres

    1. 30.Transfer of operating centres

  13. Environmental matters

    1. 31.Determinations as to environmental matters

  14. Inquiries and assessors

    1. 32.Power of Department to hold inquiries

    2. 33.Power of Department to appoint assessors

  15. Review of decisions and appeals

    1. 34.Review of decisions

    2. 35.Rights of appeal in connection with operators' licences

  16. Forgery, false statements, etc

    1. 36.Forgery of documents etc

    2. 37.False statements

  17. Enforcement

    1. 38.Powers of entry

    2. 39.Power to seize documents etc

    3. 40.Obtaining of information etc by authorised persons

    4. 41.Obstruction of authorised persons

    5. 42.Exercise of enforcement powers: authorised persons and constables

    6. 43.Evidence by certificate

    7. 44.Detention of vehicle used without operator's licence

    8. 45.Prosecutions

  18. Miscellaneous

    1. 46.Disclosure of information

    2. 47.Fees

    3. 48.Operators' licences not to be transferable

    4. 49.Certificates of qualification

    5. 50.Method of calculating weight of vehicles

    6. 51.Payment of grants

  19. Application of this Act: special cases

    1. 52.Application of Act to holding companies and subsidiaries

    2. 53.Application of Act to partnerships

    3. 54.Application of Act to the Crown

    4. 55.Application of Act to harbours

  20. Supplementary

    1. 56.Supplementary provision

    2. 57.Regulations

    3. 58.General interpretation

    4. 59.Amendments and repeals

    5. 60.Commencement

    6. 61.Short title

  21. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      TRANSFER OF OPERATING CENTRES

      1. Transfers in connection with new licences

        1. 1.(1) Where in the case of any application for an...

        2. 2.(1) The provisions of this paragraph have effect in relation...

      2. Transfers in connection with the variation of licences

        1. 3.(1) Where in the case of an application for the...

        2. 4.(1) The provisions of this paragraph have effect in relation...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DETENTION OF VEHICLES USED WITHOUT OPERATOR'S LICENCE

      1. Detention of property

        1. 1.Regulations may provide that where an authorised person has reason...

        2. 2.Regulations may make provision with respect to property detained by...

      2. Immobilisation and removal

        1. 3.(1) Regulations may provide that an authorised person may, before...

        2. 4.(1) Regulations may provide that a person who, without being...

        3. 5.(1) Regulations may make provision for an authorised person to...

        4. 6.(1) Regulations may make provision for informing persons who may...

      3. Return or disposal of vehicle

        1. 7.Regulations may make provision authorising a vehicle detained by virtue...

        2. 8.(1) Regulations shall make provision enabling the owner of a...

        3. 9.(1) Regulations shall make provision— (a) enabling the Department to...

        4. 10.(1) Regulations shall provide for an appeal to the Upper...

        5. 11.Regulations may provide that, if no application is made to...

      4. Return or disposal of contents of vehicle

        1. 12.(1) Regulations may provide that the person specified in a...

      5. Custody of property

        1. 13.Regulations shall provide that, subject to the powers of a...

      6. Proceeds of sale

        1. 14.(1) Regulations shall provide for the proceeds of sale of...

      7. Disputes

        1. 15.(1) Regulations may make provision about the proceedings to be...

      8. Offences as to securing possession of property

        1. 16.(1) Regulations may provide that where— (a) a person makes...

      9. Interpretation

        1. 17.(1) In this Schedule— “contents”, in relation to a goods...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      AMENDMENTS

      1. The Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c. 37)

        1. 1.In section 31(1) for “Parts II and III” substitute “...

        2. 2.In section 34(b) for “mark or permit” substitute “ or...

        3. 3.In section 37(2) for “Parts II and III” substitute “...

        4. 4.In section 43(1) for “Parts II and III” substitute “...

        5. 5.In section 45(g) for “Parts II and III” substitute “...

        6. 6.In section 45(i) for “Parts II and III” substitute “...

        7. 7.In section 46 for “Parts II and III” substitute “...

        8. 8.In section 46A(1) for “7, 10, 15, 15A, 28A and...

      2. The International Road Haulage Permits Act 1975 (c. 46)

        1. 9.In section 1(8) for “Part III of the Transport Act...

      3. The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

        1. 10.In Article 87(1) after “the Transport Act (Northern Ireland) Act...

        2. 11.In Schedule 1 at the end insert— Sections 38, 39...

      4. The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 18)

        1. 12.In Article 74(1) for “Parts II to IV” substitute “...

        2. 13.In Article 111(2)— (a) for the words “Parts II and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

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