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The Road Traffic (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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1.  In this Part—N.I.

  • “conduct” means—


    in relation to the holder of an existing heavy goods vehicle licence, his conduct as a driver of a motor vehicle, and


    in relation to the holder of an existing public service vehicle licence, his conduct both as a driver of a motor vehicle and in any other respect relevant to his holding a public service vehicle licence,

    including, in either case, such conduct in Great Britain;

  • “existing licence” means a licence to drive heavy goods vehicles or public service vehicles (as the case may be) continued in force by Article 4(2), and “existing heavy goods vehicle licence” and “existing public service vehicle licence” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “full”, in relation to an existing heavy goods vehicle licence, indicates a licence other than a provisional licence;

  • “heavy goods vehicle” has the same meaning as it had for the purposes of Article 79 of the principal Order before its repeal by Article 4 and “large goods vehicle” has the same meaning;

  • “notice” means notice in writing and “notify” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “passenger-carrying vehicle” has the same meaning as it has in Article 78;

  • “prescribed”, unless the context requires otherwise, means prescribed by regulations made under paragraph 7; and

  • “public service vehicle” has the same meaning as it has for the purposes of Article 2(2) of the principal Order.

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