Search Legislation

Rail Vehicle (Exemption Applications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Regulation 3

SCHEDULEParticulars to be provided with application

1.  The full name of the applicant and his address (being, in the case of a company, the address of its registered or principal office).

2.  The description of rail vehicle to which the application relates.

3.  If relevant, the circumstances in which the exemption is to apply.

4.  Every relevant requirement from which exemption is sought.

5.  The technical, economic and operational reasons why exemption is sought.

6.  The effect which non-compliance with any relevant requirement from which exemption is sought would have on a disabled person’s ability to use rail vehicles of the description to which the application relates.

7.  Any measures which could be taken to enable disabled persons to use such rail vehicles if the exemption sought is granted.

8.  Any proposals of the applicant for later modification of such rail vehicles to secure their compliance with the Rail Vehicle Accessibility Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 within a stated period.

9.  Unless a permanent exemption is sought, the period during which the exemption is to apply.

10.  Such further information as in the opinion of the Department is necessary to enable it to determine whether to grant the exemption or to impose restrictions or conditions if it grants the exemption.

11.  In this Schedule “use” means—

(a)in the case of disabled persons—

(i)getting on to and off a rail vehicle in safety and without unreasonable difficulty;

(ii)being carried in such a vehicle in safety and reasonable comfort; and

(b)in the case of disabled persons in wheelchairs—

(i)getting on to and off such a vehicle in safety and without unreasonable difficulty while remaining in their wheelchairs; and

(ii)being carried in such a vehicle in safety and reasonable comfort while remaining in their wheelchairs,

and “to use” shall be construed accordingly.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources