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2nd December 1987
Laid before Parliament
11th December 1987
Coming into force
1st January 1988
The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 34(3)(a) of the Vehicles (Excise) Act (Northern Ireland) 1972(1), as set out in paragraph 24 of Part I of Schedule 9 to that Act, now vested in him(2), and of all other enabling powers, hereby makes the following Regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Road Vehicles (Prescribed Regulations for the Purposes of Increased Penalties) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 and shall come into force on 1st January 1988.
2. The regulations of the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1973(3) specified in column (1) of the Table below, the subject matter of which is briefly described in column (2) of the Table, are hereby prescribed for the purposes of paragraph (a) of section 34(3) of the Vehicles (Excise) Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 (as set out in paragraph 24 of Part I of Schedule 9 to that Act).
|Subject matter of regulation|
|11(4)||Notification of alteration of vehicles|
|13(1)(4)||Notification of change of ownership by previous owner of vehicle|
|13(2)(4)||Notification of change of ownership by new owner of vehicle|
|14(4)||Notification of change of address of owner of vehicle|
|15(4)||Notification of destruction or permanent export of vehicle|
|25(7)(4)||Notification of acquisition of vehicle by the Crown, or of transfer of vehicle from one Government Department to another|
|25(9)(4)||Notification of disposal, or destruction or permanent export, of vehicle by the Crown|
|31(4)||Notification of change of name of business, or of business address, by holder of trade licence|
|32(2)(4)||Return of trade plates|
|34(4)||Exhibition of trade plates and licences|
|35(5)||Restriction on use of trade plates and licences|
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Transport
2nd December 1987
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations prescribe the regulations of the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1973 where a contravention is to attract a maximum penalty of a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale (currently £400). Contraventions of other regulations of the 1973 Regulations not hereby prescribed, and of other sets of regulations made under the Vehicles (Excise) Act (Northern Ireland) 1972, continue to attract a lesser maximum penalty of a fine not exceeding level 2 (£100).
S.R. & O. (NI) 1973; relevant amendments are identified in subsequent footnotes.
There have been no amendments to these Regulations.
Regulation 35 was amended by regulation 6 of the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986 (S.I. 1986/2102).
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