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The Road Vehicles (Prescribed Regulations for the Purposes of Increased Penalties) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987

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Statutory Instruments

1987 No. 2086

ROAD TRAFFIC

The Road Vehicles (Prescribed Regulations for the Purposes of Increased Penalties) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987

Made

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:

Citation and commencement

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.

Prescribing of regulations

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).

TABLE

Prescribed Regulations

(1)
Regulation
(2)
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

Peter Bottomley

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Transport

2nd December 1987

Explanatory Note

(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).

(1)

1972 c. 10 (NI); subsection (3) of section 34, as set out in paragraph 24 of Part I of Schedule 9, was substituted by paragraph 19(4) of Part II of Schedule 1 to the Finance Act 1987 (c. 16).

(2)

S.I. 1973/2163.

(3)

S.R. & O. (NI) 1973; relevant amendments are identified in subsequent footnotes.

(4)

There have been no amendments to these Regulations.

(5)

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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