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

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Amendments to regulation 6 (length)

3.—(1) Regulation 6 of the principal Regulations(1) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (6).

(2) In the Table in paragraph (1), for items 1 and 2 there shall be substituted—

1A motor vehicle (other than a motor vehicle such as is mentioned in item 2) drawing one trailer which is not a semi-trailer.18.75
2Subject to paragraph (5A), a motor vehicle manufactured before 20th April 1999 and drawing one trailer, where the combination does not meet the requirements of paragraph (8) and the trailer is not a semi-trailer.18.

(3) After paragraph (5) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(5A) Item 2 and the words “(other than a motor vehicle such as is mentioned in item 2)” in item 1 of the Table shall cease to have effect after 31st December 2006..

(4) In paragraph (8)(b), for “16 m” there shall be substituted “16·4 m”.

(5) After paragraph (11) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(11A) A motor vehicle drawing a trailer which is not a semi-trailer shall (unless it is a vehicle such as is mentioned in item 3 of the Table in paragraph (1)) comply with the requirements of paragraph (14).

  • The words in parenthesis in this paragraph shall cease to have effect after 31st December 2006..

(6) In paragraph (12), for the words “as the distance from” to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted—

(a)in relation to a vehicle which was manufactured after 20th April 1999, as a reference to the foremost king-pin or the foremost king-pin position; and

(b)in relation to any other vehicle, as a reference to the rearmost king-pin or the rearmost king-pin position..

(1)

Regulation 6 was substituted by S.R. 1992 No. 111, regulation 3

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