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

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Issue of operators' licences

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14.—(1) Subject to subsection (2) and to sections 13(6), 20 and 47(2), on granting an application for an operator’s licence the Department shall issue that licence in the terms applied for.

(2) If the Department has determined that any of the requirements of subsection (5) or (6) of section 12 that it has taken into consideration in accordance with subsection (1) or (as the case may be) (2) of that section would not be satisfied unless it were to exercise any of its powers under subsection (3), it shall exercise those powers accordingly.

(3) The Department may issue the licence in terms that differ from the terms applied for in any of the following respects—

(a)more or fewer motor vehicles are specified in the licence;

(b)different motor vehicles are specified in it;

(c)it includes a provision such as is mentioned in section 4(2);

(d)it includes a provision such as is mentioned in section 5(1)(b) or (2)(b);

(e)higher or lower maximum numbers are specified in it under section 5;

(f)fewer places are specified in it as operating centres of the licence-holder.

(4) Any undertakings taken into account by the Department under section 12(8) that it considers to be material to the granting of the application shall be recorded in the licence issued.

(5) A statement shall appear on the face of every operator’s licence indicating whether it is a standard licence or a restricted licence.

(6) A statement shall appear on the face of every standard licence indicating whether it covers both national and international transport operations or national transport operations only.

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