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The Road Traffic (New Drivers) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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The Order of 1981

1.  The Order of 1981 shall be amended as follows.

2.—(1) In the provisions mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) after “Article 5” insert “of this Order or Article 6(1) of, or paragraph 6(1) or 9(1) of Schedule 1 to, the Road Traffic (New Drivers) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998”.

(2) The provisions are—

(a)Article 4(2)(b)(ii) (meaning of “qualifying application” for purposes of exception to requirement that driver must have a licence);

(b)Article 13(1)(d) (person to whom licence must be granted must be a person who is not prevented from obtaining it by Article 5 of the Order).

3.  In Article 174 (false statements in connection with forgery of, and fraudulent use of, documents etc.)—

(a)in paragraph (2) after “any badge,” insert “any document which, in pursuance of Article 5(3), is issued as evidence of the result of a test of competence to drive,”;

(b)in paragraph (3)—

(i)after “provisional licence” insert “or a document issued in pursuance of Article 5(3) as evidence of the result of a test of competence to drive”;

(ii)for “Article 97, 175 or 180” substitute “this Order”.

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