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The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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80.—(1) The Secretary of State may make payments in respect of the whole or any part of the expenditure of a public authority in relation to–

(a)the prevention or detection of offences to which paragraph (2) applies; or

(b)any enforcement action or proceedings in respect of such offences or any alleged such offences.

(2) This paragraph applies to offences committed under the following provisions–

The Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22)

  • section 33 (not exhibiting vehicle licence);

  • section 42 (not fixing registration mark);

  • section 43 (obscured registration mark);

  • section 43C (using an incorrectly registered vehicle);

  • section 59 (regulations: offences) in relation to the requirements imposed by regulation 11 of the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations 2001 (SI 2001/561);

The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

  • Article 3(1) (drivers of motor vehicles to have driving licences);

  • Article 90 (users of motor vehicles to be insured or secured against third-party risks);

  • Article 177 (identification of drivers or owners of, and passengers in, vehicles);

  • Article 180(1) (power of constable in uniform to stop vehicles);

The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 18)

  • Article 23 (requirements regarding seat belts: adults);

  • Article 24(2) and (5) (restriction on carrying children not wearing seat belts in motor vehicles);

  • Article 58 (motor vehicles and trailers: other construction and use requirements) in relation to the construction and use requirements imposed by the following regulations–

    (a)

    The Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 (SR 1999/454)

    (b)

    The Road Vehicle Lighting Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (SR 2000/169);

  • Article 63 (obligatory test certificates for motor vehicles).

(3) Payments under this Article shall be made at such times, in such manner and subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State may determine.

(4) The Secretary of State may by order amend paragraph (2) by making additions to or deletions from the list of offences for the time being set out there.

(5) An order made under this Article shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament in like manner as a statutory instrument and section 5 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (c. 36) shall apply accordingly.

(6) In paragraph (2) “construction and use requirements” has the meaning given by Article 53 of the Order of 1995.

(7) In this Article “public authority” means–

(a)the Policing Board;

(b)a Northern Ireland department;

(c)any other body which exercises functions of a public nature.

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