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Goods Vehicles (Testing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Prescribed requirements for tests

    5. 5.Authority to drive and duties of driver

    6. 6.Conditions of acceptance of vehicle

  3. PART II TIMING AND METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR EXAMINATIONS

    1. 7.Dates by which vehicles are to be submitted for first tests

    2. 8.Dates by which vehicles are to be submitted for periodical tests

    3. 9.Period of validity of goods vehicle test certificate

    4. 10.Manner of making application for first tests or periodical tests, and fees

    5. 11.Time of application for first tests or periodical tests

    6. 12.Notice of place and time of first tests or periodical tests

    7. 13.Application for re-tests following first tests or periodical tests

  4. PART III REGULATIONS GOVERNING EXAMINATIONS

    1. 14.First tests or periodical tests, and issue of test certificates (or notices of refusal)

    2. 15.Re-test procedure, and issue of test certificates (or notices of refusal )

    3. 16.Form of test certificates and notices of refusal

    4. 17.Appeals

  5. PART IV MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

    1. 18.General provisions as to repayment of fees

    2. 19.Fees on appeal

    3. 20.Replacement of certificates

    4. 21.Display of certificates

    5. 22.Revocation or suspension of certificates

    6. 23.Production of certificate on application for licence

    7. 24.Computation of time

  6. PART V CROWN VEHICLES

    1. 25.Provisions as to Crown vehicles

  7. PART VI EXEMPTIONS

    1. 26.Exemptions from Article 69(2) of the 1995 Order

    2. 27.Revocation

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FEES

      1. PART I fee payable on application under regulations 10(2),13(3) or 17(4)

      2. PART II fee payable on application under regulation 13(4)

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Classes of Vehicles to which these Regulations do not apply

      1. 1.Dual-purpose vehicles not constructed or adapted to form part of...

      2. 2.Mobile cranes.

      3. 3.Break-down vehicle.

      4. 4.Engineering plant and plant, not being engineering plant, which is...

      5. 5.Trailers being drying or mixing plant designed for the production...

      6. 6.Tower wagons either – (a) (i) into which there is...

      7. 7.Road construction vehicles and road rollers.

      8. 8.Vehicles designed for fire fighting or fire salvage purposes.

      9. 9.Work trucks, straddle carriers used solely as work trucks, and...

      10. 10.Electrically-propelled motor vehicles.

      11. 11.Vehicles used solely for one or both of the following...

      12. 12.Motor vehicles used for no other purpose than the haulage...

      13. 13.Living vans the maximum gross weight of which does not...

      14. 14.Vehicles constructed or adapted for, and used primarily for the...

      15. 15.Trailers which have no other brakes than a parking brake...

      16. 16.A motor vehicle at a time when it is being...

      17. 17.Agricultural motor vehicles and agricultural trailed appliances.

      18. 18.Agricultural trailers and agricultural trailed appliance conveyors drawn on roads...

      19. 19.Converter dollies used solely for the purposes of agriculture, horticulture...

      20. 20.Public service vehicles (as defined in Article 2(2) of the...

      21. 21.Taxis (as defined in Article 79A of the Order of...

      22. 22.Vehicles used solely for the purposes of funerals.

      23. 23.Goods vehicles to which any of the prescribed construction and...

      24. 24.Vehicles equipped with new or improved equipment or types of...

      25. 25.Motor vehicles brought into Northern Ireland and displaying a registration...

      26. 26.Motor vehicles in respect of which a goods vehicle test...

      27. 27.Goods vehicles not exceeding 3,500 kilograms in respect of which...

      28. 28.Trailers brought into Northern Ireland and having a base or...

      29. 29.Industrial tractors.

      30. 30.Track-laying vehicles.

      31. 31.Steam propelled vehicles.

      32. 32.Motor vehicles first used before 1st January 1960, used unladen...

      33. 33.Motor vehicles constructed and not merely adapted, for the purpose...

      34. 34.Vehicles designed and used for the purpose of servicing or...

      35. 35.Vehicles designed for use and used on an airport mentioned...

      36. 36.Vehicles provided for police purposes.

      37. 37.Heavy motor cars constructed or adapted for the purpose of...

      38. 38.Play-buses.

      39. 39.Pedestrian-controlled vehicles.

      40. 40.Trailers, not being converter dollies or semi-trailers, the unladen weight...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      THE PRESCRIBED CONSTRUCTION AND USE REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART I

        1. 1.The requirements contained in the following provisions of the Construction...

        2. 2.The requirements contained in the following provisions of the Road...

        3. 3.The requirements contained in the following provisions of the Road...

        4. 4.The requirements, in so far as they relate to the...

      2. PART II

        1. 5.(a) The construction and use requirements specified in items 1,...

      3. PART III

        1. 6.The requirements of this Part, in relation to a vehicle,...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

    5. SCHEDULE 5

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REGULATIONS REVOKED

  9. Explanatory Note

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