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The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Amendment to regulation 29 (nature of tests other than extended tests)

8.—(1) Regulation 29 of the principal Regulations shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) In paragraph (1A) for “A, B, C, D or P” substitute “B, C or D”.

(3) After paragraph (2) insert—

(2A) Subject to regulation 31 the test for a licence authorising the driving of vehicles included in category A or P shall be conducted in three parts, namely—

(a)a test of driving theory and hazard perception;

(b)a special manoeuvres test; and

(c)a practical test of driving skills and behaviour,

and a person taking such a test must pass all three parts..

(4) After paragraph (3) insert—

(3A) A person shall be treated as having passed the special manoeuvres test if he satisfies the person conducting it of his ability to comply with the specified requirements..

(5) After paragraph 9 insert—

(10) The specified requirements for a special manoeuvres test for a licence authorising the driving of a motor vehicle of a class included in a category shown in column (1) of the table are the requirements specified in relation to that category in column (4)..

(6) For the table substitute—

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Column (1)

Category

Column (2)

Specified matters

Column (3)

Specified requirements

Column (4)

Specified requirements

AMatters specified in Part 1 of Schedule 6Requirements specified in Part 1 of Schedule 7Requirements specified in Schedule 7A Part 1
BMatters specified in Part 2 of Schedule 6Requirements specified in Part 2 of Schedule 7
B+ERequirements specified in Part 2 of Schedule 7
CMatters specified in Part 3 of Schedule 6Requirements specified in Part 3 of Schedule 7
DMatters specified in Part 4 of Schedule 6Requirements specified in Part 4 of Schedule 7
C+ERequirements specified in Part 3 of Schedule 7
D+ERequirements specified in Part 4 of Schedule 7
FRequirements specified in Parts 5 and 6 of Schedule 7
GRequirements specified in Parts 5 and 6 of Schedule 7
HRequirements specified in Parts 5 and 7 of Schedule 7
KRequirements specified in Part 5 of Schedule 7
PMatters specified in Part 1 of Schedule 6Requirements specified in Part 1 of Schedule 7Requirements specified in Schedule 7A Part 2

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