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

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Prescribed classes of large goods and passenger-carrying vehicle

39.—(1) Articles 70 to 79 of the Order and regulations 44 to 48 shall not apply to large goods vehicles—

(a)of a class included in category F, G or H, sub-category C1 + E (8.25 tonnes); or

(b)which are exempted goods vehicles or military vehicles.

(2) Articles 70 to 79 of the Order and regulations 44 to 48 shall not apply to—

(a)any passenger-carrying vehicle manufactured more than 30 years before the date when it is driven and not used for hire or reward or for the carriage of more than 8 passengers;

(b)a passenger-carrying vehicle driven by a constable for the purpose of removing or avoiding obstruction to other road users or other members of the public, for the purpose of protecting life or property (including the passenger-carrying vehicle and its passengers) or for other similar purposes.

(3) All classes of large goods and passenger-carrying vehicles to which Articles 70 to 79 of the Order apply are prescribed for the purposes of Article 74(7) of the Order.

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