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Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Equivalent standards

    4. 4.Exceptions — general

    5. 5.Exceptions — temporarily imported vehicles and vehicles proceeding to a port for export

    6. 6.Exceptions — vehicles towing or being towed

    7. 7.Exceptions — customs vehicles

    8. 8.Exceptions — police vehicles

    9. 9.Exceptions — military vehicles

    10. 10.Exceptions — invalid carriages

    11. 11.Exceptions — vehicles drawn or propelled by hand

    12. 12.Provision as respects Trade Descriptions Act 1968

  3. Part II Regulations governing the fitting of Lamps, Reflectors, Rear Markings and Devices

    1. 13.Colour of light shown by lamps and reflectors

    2. 14.Movement of lamps and reflectors

    3. 15.Lamps to show a steady light

    4. 16.Filament lamps

    5. 17.Signs on buses carrying children

    6. 18.General requirements for electrical connections

    7. 19.Restrictions on fitting blue warning beacons, special warning lamps and similar devices

    8. 20.Obligatory warning beacons

    9. 21.Obligatory lamps, reflectors, rear markings and devices

    10. 22.Restrictions on the obscuration of certain obligatory lamps and reflectors

    11. 23.Optional lamps, reflectors, rear markings and devices

    12. 24.Projecting trailers and vehicles carrying overhanging or projecting loads or equipment

    13. 25.Additional side marker lamps

  4. Part III Regulations Governing the Maintenance and Use of Lamps, Reflectors, Rear Markings and Devices

    1. 26.Maintenance of lamps, reflectors, rear markings and devices

    2. 27.Requirements about the use of front and rear position lamps, rear registration plate lamps, side marker lamps and end-outline marker lamps

    3. 28.Requirements about the use of headlamps and front fog lamps

    4. 29.Requirements about the use of warning beacons

    5. 30.Restrictions on the use of lamps other than those to which regulation 27 refers

    6. 31.Revocation

  5. Signature

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      Obligatory lamps, reflectors, rear markings and devices

    2. 2

      Front position lamps

    3. 3

      Dim-dip devices and running lamps

    4. 4

      Dipped-beam headlamps

    5. 5

      Main-beam headlamps

    6. 6

      Front fog lamps

    7. 7

      Direction indicators

    8. 8

      Hazard warning signal devices

    9. 9

      Side marker lamps

    10. 10

      Rear position lamps

    11. 11

      Rear fog lamps

    12. 12

      Stop lamps

    13. 13

      End-outline marker lamps

    14. 14

      Reversing lamps

    15. 15

      Rear registration plate lamps

    16. 16

      Warning beacons

    17. 17

      Side retro reflectors

    18. 18

      Rear retro reflectors

    19. 19

      Rear markings

    20. 20

      Pedal retro reflectors

    21. 21

      Front retro reflectors

    22. 22

      Prescribed sign for buses carrying children

    23. 23

      Diagram showing where unlit parking is not permitted near a junction

    24. 24

      Example of marking showing the vertical downwards inclination of the dipped-beam headlamps

    25. 25

      Proportions and form of letters, numerals and other characters

    26. 26

      Revocations

  7. Explanatory Note

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