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Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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New regulation 71B (plate relating to dimensions)

11.  After regulation 71A of the principal Regulations(1) there shall be inserted the following—

Plate relating to dimensions

71B.(1) This regulation applies to a vehicle which is either—

(a)a bus or heavy motor car and which was manufactured after 19th April 1999; or

(b)a trailer used in combination with a vehicle falling within paragraph (a) and manufactured after 19th April 1999.

(2) A vehicle to which this regulation applies shall not be used unless—

(a)the vehicle is equipped with a plate securely attached to the vehicle in a conspicuous and readily accessible position and containing the particulars as to the dimensions of the vehicle specified in Annex III of Community Directive 96/53/EC(2); or

(b)those particulars are included in the particulars shown on the plate with which the vehicle is equipped in accordance with regulation 68..


Regulation 71A was inserted by S.R. 1994 No. 452, regulation 4(2)


O.J. No. L235, 17.9.96, p. 59

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