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The Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Evidence by certificate as to registration of driving instructors and licences to give instruction

22.—(1) A certificate signed by or on behalf of the Department and stating that, on any date—

(a)a person’s name was, or was not, on the register of approved driving instructors;

(b)the entry of a person’s name was made in that register or a person’s name was removed from that register;

(c)a person was, or was not, the holder of a current licence under Article 135 of the Order of 1981 (licences to give driving instruction for payment); or

(d)a licence under Article 135 of that Order granted to a person came into force or ceased to be in force;

shall be evidence of the facts stated in the certificate in pursuance of this Article.

(2) A certificate so stating and purporting to be signed by or on behalf of the Department shall be deemed to be so signed unless the contrary is proved.

(3) In this Article—

(a)“current licence” has the meaning given in Article 133(5) of the Order of 1981; and

(b)“register of approved driving instructors” means the register maintained by the Department under Article 132 of that Order.

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