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Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Full licences not carrying provisional entitlement

14.—(1) Article 14(2) shall not apply to a licence—

(a)which authorises the driving only of motor vehicles adapted on account of a disability, whether pursuant to an application in that behalf made by the holder of the licence or pursuant to a notice served under Article 9(5)(b) of the Order;

(b)in so far as it authorises its holder to drive vehicles of a class included in category B + E, C + E, D + E, K or P or sub-category B1 (invalid carriages), C1, C1 + E, C1 + E (8.25 tonnes), D1 (not for hire or reward), D1 + E or D1 + E (not for hire or reward).

(2) Subject to the following provisions, the holder of a full licence authorising him to drive motor vehicles of a class included in a category or sub-category specified in column (1) of the table may drive—

(a)in the case where the full licence authorises only the driving of vehicles with automatic transmission, motor vehicles of all classes included in that category or sub-category which have manual transmission; and

(b)motor vehicles of all classes included in a category or sub-category specified in relation to that category or sub-category, in column (2) of the Table,

as if he were authorised by a provisional licence to do so and the application of Article 14(2) of the Order to those classes of vehicle is limited accordingly.

(3) In the case of a provisional large goods vehicle driver’s licence, this regulation shall apply as modified by regulation 43.

Column (1)Column (2)
Full licence heldProvisional entitlement included
A1A, B, F and K
AB and F
B1A, B and F
BA, B + E, G and H
CC1 + E, C + E
D1D1 + E
DD1 + E, D + E
FB and P

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