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[F1133C Duty to disclose further disability.E+W+S
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F1S. 133C inserted (9.9.1996) by 1993 c. 31, s.4; S.I. 1996/1980, art. 2

(1)This section applies to—

(a)registered disabled instructors, and

(b)persons who hold licences under section 129 of this Act granted by virtue of subsection (2)(b) of that section.

(2)If at any time a person to whom this section applies becomes aware—

(a)that he is suffering from a relevant or prospective disability which he has not previously disclosed to the Secretary of State under section 125A(3) or 133A(3) or (4) of this Act, or

(b)that a relevant or prospective disability from which he has at any time suffered (and which has been previously so disclosed) has become more acute since his current emergency control certificate was granted,

he must forthwith notify the Registrar in writing of the nature and extent of his disability.

(3)Subsection (2) above does not require a person to notify the Registrar if—

(a)the disability is one from which he has not previously suffered, and

(b)he has reasonable grounds for believing that the duration of the disability will not extend beyond the period of three months beginning with the date on which he first becomes aware that he suffers from it.

(4)A person who fails without reasonable excuse to notify the Registrar as required by subsection (2) above is guilty of an offence.]

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C1S.133C excluded (23.6.1999) by S.I. 1999/1736, art. 8(1)(b)(2)(b)

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