157Regulations for purposes of Part VI
The Secretary of State may make regulations for any purpose for which regulations may be made under this Part of this Act and for prescribing anything which may be prescribed under this Part of this Act and generally for the purpose of carrying this Part of this Act into effect, and in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions, may make regulations—
(a)as to the forms to be used for the purposes of this Part of this Act;
(b)as to applications for and the issue of certificates of insurance and certificates of security and any other documents which may be prescribed, and as to the keeping of records of documents and the furnishing of particulars thereof or the giving of information with respect thereto to the Secretary of State or a chief officer of police;
(c)as to the issue of copies of any such certificates or other documents which are lost or destroyed ;
(d)as to the custody, production, cancellation and surrender of any such certificates or other documents ;
(e)for providing that any provisions of this Part of this Act shall, in relation to vehicles brought into Great Britain by persons making only a temporary stay therein, have effect subject to such modifications and adaptations as may be prescribed.
158Interpretation of Part VI
(1)In this Part of this Act, except where the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them respectively, that is to say,—
" authorised insurer " has the meaning assigned to it by section 145(2) of this Act;
" hospital " means an institution, not being an institution carried on for profit, which provides medical or surgical treatment for in-patients ;
" policy of insurance" includes a covering note,
" prescribed " means prescribed by regulations ;
" regulations " means regulations made under section 157 of this Act;
" salvage" means the preservation of a vessel which is wrecked, stranded or in distress, or the lives of persons belonging to, or the cargo or apparel of, such a vessel;
" under the owner's control " means, in relation to a vehicle, that it is being driven by the owner or by a servant of the owner in the course of his employment or is otherwise subject to the control of the owner.
(2)In any provision of this Part of this Act relating to the surrender, or the loss or destruction, of a certificate of insurance or certificate of security, references to such a certificate shall, in relation to policies or securities under which more than one certificate is issued, be construed as references to all certificates and shall, where any copy has been issued of any certificate, be construed as including a reference to that copy.