17.—(1) In this Schedule—
“contents”, in relation to a goods vehicle, means any goods carried by that vehicle;
“immobilisation device” means any device or appliance which is an immobilisation device for the purposes of paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 (NI 10).
(2) Regulations may, for the purposes of regulations made by virtue of this Schedule, make provision as to the meaning of “owner” as regards a goods vehicle.
(3) Regulations made by virtue of sub-paragraph (2) may, in particular, provide that the owner of a goods vehicle at a particular time shall be taken to be—
(a)any person in whose name the goods vehicle is then registered by virtue of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22), or
(b)any person in whose operator’s licence the goods vehicle is then specified.