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

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Category or sub-categoryClasses of vehicle includedAdditional categories and sub-categories
AMotor bicycle but excluding any motor vehicle in category KB1, K and P
A1A sub-category of category A comprising motor bicycles but excluding any motor vehicle in category A or P.P
B
  • Motor vehicle, other than a vehicle included in category A, F or P having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes and not more than 8 seats in addition to the driver’s seat, including—

    (i)

    a combination of such a vehicle and a trailer where the trailer has a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kg, and

    (ii)

    a combination of such a vehicle and a trailer where the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 3.5 tonnes and the maximum authorised mass of the trailer does not exceed the unladen mass of of the tractor vehicle.

F, K and P
B1A sub-category of category B comprising motor vehicles having three or four wheels, an unladen weight not exceeding 550 kilograms, a maximum design speed exceeding 50 km per hour and, if powered by an internal combustion engine, a cubic capacity exceeding 50 cubic centimetres.K and P
B1 (invalid carriages)A sub-category of category B comprising motor vehicles which are invalid carriages.
B + ECombination of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category B but the combination does not fall within that category.
CAny motor vehicle having a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes, other than a vehicle falling within category D, F, G or H, including such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.
C1A sub-category of category C comprising motor vehicles having a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes but not exceeding 7.5 tonnes, including such a vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.
DAny motor vehicle constructed or adapted for the carriage of passengers having more than 8 seats in addition to the driver’s seat, including such a vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.
D1A sub-category of category D comprising motor vehicles having more than 8 but not more than 16 seats in addition to the driver’s seat and including such a vehicle drawing a trailer with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.
C + ECombination of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category C but the combination does not fall within that category.B + E
C1 + E
  • A sub-category of category C + E comprising any combination of a motor vehicle and trailer where—

    (a)

    the tractor vehicle is in sub-category C1,

    (b)

    the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms but not the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle, and

    (c)

    the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 12 tonnes.

B + E
D + ECombination of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category D but the combination does not fall within that category.B + E
D1 + E
  • A sub-category of category D + E comprising any combination of a motor vehicle and trailer where—

    (a)

    the tractor vehicle is in sub-category D1,

    (b)

    the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms but not the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle,

    (c)

    the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 12 tonnes, and

    (d)

    the trailer is not used for the carriage of passengers.

FAgricultural or forestry tractor, but excluding any motor vehicle included in category H.K
GRoad roller.
HTrack-laying vehicle steered by its tracks.
KMowing machine or vehicle controlled by a pedestrian excluding any motor vehicle included in category B.
NMotor vehicle exempted from duty under section 20A of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994(1).
PMoped.
(1)

1994 c. 22; section 20A was inserted by Part V of Schedule 29 to the Finance Act 1995 c. 4

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