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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2011 No. 235

Road Traffic

The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Community Recording Equipment Regulation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Made

22nd June 2011

Coming into operation

5th September 2011

The Department of the Environment, makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1).

The Department of the Environment is designated(2) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act in relation to the regulation of the type, description, construction or equipment of vehicles and the regulation and supervision of the working conditions of persons engaged in road transport.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Community Recording Equipment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 5th September 2011.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

Amendment to the definition of the Community Recording Equipment Regulation

2.—(1) In each of the provisions specified in paragraph (2) for the definition of “the Community Recording Equipment Regulation” substitute—

“the Community Recording Equipment Regulation” means Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport(4) as read with the Community Drivers’ Hours and Recording Equipment (Exemptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009”(5).

(2) The provisions referred to in paragraph (1) are—

(a)regulation 2(1) of the Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(6); and

(b)regulation 2(1) of the Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Tachograph Card) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007(7).

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 2011

Legal seal

Deirdre Kenny

A senior officer of the

Department of the Environment

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the definition of “the Community Recording Equipment Regulation” in the Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and the Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Tachograph Card) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007.

The amendments substitute a new definition relating to Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3821/85 so that the definition takes account of changes made to the Council Regulation as at the date of the making of these Regulations.

Copies of Commission Regulations referred to in these Regulations may be obtained from TSO, 16 Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GD.

(5)

OJ No L370, 31.12.85, p8. Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85 was amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No 3314/90 (OJ No L318, 17.11.90, p20), Council Regulation (EEC) No 3572/90 (OJ No L353, 17.12.90, p12), Commission Regulation (EEC) No 3688/92 (OJ No L374, 22.12.92, p12), Commission Regulation (EC) No 2479/95 (OJ No L256, 26.10.95, p8), Commission Regulation (EC) No 1056/97 (OJ No L154, 12.06.97, p21), Council Regulation (EC) No 2135/98 (OJ No L274, 09.10.98, p1), Commission Regulation (EC) No 1360/2002 (OJ No L207, 05.08.02, p1), Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L284, 31.10.03, p1), Commission Regulation (EC) No 432/2004 (OJ No L71, 10.03.04, p3), Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L102, 11.04.06, p1), Council Regulation (EC) No 1791/2006 (OJ No L363, 20.12.06, p1), Commission Regulation(EC) No 68/2009 (OJ No L21, 24.01.09, p3), Regulation (EC) No 219/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L87, 31.03.09, p109) and Commission Regulation (EU) No 1266/2009 (OJ No L 339, 22.12.09, p3); and extended by the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded (OJ No C241, 29.08.94, p21) adapted by Council Decision 95/1/EC (OJ No L1, 01.01.95, p1), and by the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded (OJ No L236, 23.09.03, p33).

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