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Vehicle and Driving Licences Act 1969

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34Orders and regulations

(1)Any power to make orders or regulations conferred on the Minister by this Act shall be exercisable by statutory instrument; and any statutory instrument made by virtue of this Act shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(2)Any order under this Act made by the Minister and any regulations so made under this Act, Part II of the Act of 1960 or the Act of 1962 may—

(a)make different provision for different circumstances ;

(b)provide for exemptions from any provisions of the order or regulations ; and

(c)contain such incidental and supplemental provisions as the Minister considers expedient for the purposes of the order or regulations,

and nothing in any other provision of this Act or those enactments shall be construed as prejudicing the generality of the foregoing provisions of this subsection.

(3)Any power to make an order or regulations which is exercisable by the Minister by virtue of this Act includes power to provide by the order or regulations that any document for which provision is made by the order or regulations shall be in such form and contain such particulars as may be specified by a person specified in the order or regulations.

(4)An order made by the Minister under any provision of this Act (except an order under section 2(1) in so far as the order transfers any property, rights or liabilities, an order appointing the transfer date and an order under section 38(2) of this Act) may be revoked or varied by a subsequent order under that provision.

(5)In section 23(1) of the Act of 1962 (which among other things confers power to make regulations for the purpose of carrying that Act into effect), the second reference to that Act and the reference to any other provision of that Act shall be construed as including a reference to this Act, except so far as it relates to driving licences and test certificates and except section 27.

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