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Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994

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19(1)A vehicle is an exempt vehicle when it is being used, or kept for use, by or for the purposes of a disabled person who satisfies sub-paragraph (2) if—

(a)the vehicle is registered under this Act in the name of the disabled person, and

(b)no other vehicle registered in his name under this Act is an exempt vehicle under this paragraph or paragraph 7 of Schedule 4.

(2)A disabled person satisfies this sub-paragraph if—

(a)he is in receipt of a disability living allowance by virtue of entitlement to the mobility component at the higher rate,

(b)he is in receipt of a mobility supplement, or

(c)he has obtained, or is eligible for, a grant under—

(i)paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the [1977 c. 49.] National Health Service Act 1977,

(ii)section 46(3) of the [1978 c. 29.] National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, or

(iii)Article 30(3) of the [S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I.14).] Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972,

in relation to the vehicle.

(3)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) a vehicle is deemed to be registered under this Act in the name of a person in receipt of a disability living allowance by virtue of entitlement to the mobility component at the higher rate, or of a mobility supplement, if it is so registered in the name of—

(a)an appointee, or

(b)a person nominated for the purposes of this paragraph by the person or an appointee.

(4)In sub-paragraph (3)“appointee” means—

(a)a person appointed pursuant to regulations made under (or having effect as if made under) the [1992 c. 5.] Social Security Administration Act 1992 or the [1992 c. 8.] Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 to exercise any of the rights and powers of a person in receipt of a disability living allowance, or

(b)a person to whom a mobility supplement is paid for application for the benefit of another person in receipt of the supplement.

(5)In this paragraph“mobility supplement” means a mobility supplement under—

(a)a scheme under the [1939 c. 82.] Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939, or

(b)an Order in Council under section 12 of the [1977 c. 5.] Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977,

or a payment appearing to the Secretary of State to be of a similar kind and specified for the purposes of this paragraph by an order made by him.

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