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Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

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Regulations for purposes of the applicable Community rules or other relevant Community provisionsN.I.

83.—(1) The Department may by regulations—

(a)make provisions supplementary and incidental to the requirements of the applicable Community rules as to books, records and documents; and

(b)make such provision by way of substitution for or adaptation of the provisions of Articles 56, 63, 81 and 82 and regulations made under those Articles, or supplemental or incidental to those provisions, as the Department considers necessary or expedient to take account of the operation of any relevant Community provision.

(2) Regulations under paragraph (1) may in particular—

(a)substitute different requirements for the requirements of the domestic drivers' hours code or add to, make exceptions from or otherwise modify any of the requirements of that code;

(b)apply to journeys and work to which no relevant Community provision applies;

(c)include provision as to the circumstances in which a period of driving or duty to which a relevant Community provision or the domestic drivers' code applies is to be included or excluded in reckoning any period for purposes of the domestic drivers' hours code or any relevant Community provision respectively; and

(d)contain such transitional, supplementary or consequential provisions as the Department considers necessary or expedient.

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