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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Northern Ireland Statutory Rule: The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) (Exemption) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 No. 256
2. In these Regulations—
“the 1995 Act” means the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995(1);
“the 2010 Act” means the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010;
“own account operator” means an operator who uses a goods vehicle on a road for the carriage of goods for or in connection with any trade or business carried on by the holder of the licence, other than that of carrying goods for hire or reward; and
“relevant plated weight” means the gross weight not to be exceeded of a loaded vehicle as defined in regulation 79 of the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999(2).
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