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The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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62.—(1) Regulations may make provision with respect to–

(a)the nature of examinations of the fitness and ability (or continued fitness and ability) to give driving instruction (which may consist of practical tests and other tests and means of assessment) and the administrative arrangements for submitting for such examinations;

(b)the qualification, selection and appointment of persons by whom they may be conducted, conditions which must be satisfied during the currency of an appointment, the charging of reasonable fees in respect of applications for appointment or appointments or in connection with any examination or assessment which may be required before appointment or during the currency of any appointment and the revocation of any appointment;

(c)evidence of the results of such examinations; and

(d)the making available of information about the results of such examinations,

and generally with respect to such examinations.

(2) In particular, the regulations may make provision–

(a)for requiring a person submitting himself for any part of an examination which consists of practical tests, to provide a safe and suitable vehicle for the purposes of the practical tests and for requiring that, if the vehicle is a vehicle of a prescribed description, the vehicle has been certified in the prescribed manner after a prescribed inspection as satisfying such requirements as may be prescribed;

(b)for the charging (whether on the making by a person of arrangements to submit himself for any part of an examination or otherwise) of reasonable fees for or in connection with the examination, or any part of it, and any inspection and certification of a vehicle required by regulations under sub-paragraph (a) in relation to any part of the examination;

(c)for requiring a person who desires to submit himself, or is required to submit himself, for an examination, or any part of it, to supply the Registrar with such particulars as the Department may determine; and

(d)for ensuring that a person submitting himself for an examination, or any part of it, and failing to pass it shall not be eligible to submit himself for another examination, or any part of it, by the same or any other person before the end of a prescribed period, unless in accordance with the power conferred on the Department by Article 63.

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