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The Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (No. 1) Regulations 1991

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Amendment of regulation 6

6.—(1) In regulation 6(1)—

(a)for sub-paragraph (v) there shall be substituted the following—

(v)a goods vehicle, the design gross weight of which exceeds 3500 kilograms;;

(b)for sub-paragraph (xvii) there shall be substituted the following—

(xvii)an electrically propelled goods vehicle the design gross weight of which does not exceed 3500 kilograms;;

(c)the word “and” immediately following sub-paragraph (xvii) shall be omitted and after sub-paragraph (xx) there shall be added the following sub-paragraphs—

(xxi)a motor vehicle constructed and not merely adapted for the purpose of street cleansing or the collection or disposal of refuse or the collection or disposal of the contents of gullies and which is either—

(a)a three wheeled vehicle, or

(b)a vehicle which—

(i)is incapable by reason of its construction of exceeding a speed of 20 miles per hour on the level under its own power, or

(ii)has an inside track width of less than 810 millimetres;

(xxii)a goods vehicle, the design gross weight of which does not exceed 3500 kilograms and in respect of which a goods vehicle test certificate was issued between 1st February 1990 and 17th March 1991, while that certificate is valid; and

(xxiii)before 1st August 1991, a goods vehicle the design gross weight of which does not exceed 3500 kilograms and which is of a class specified in Schedule 2 to the Goods Vehicles (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988.(1).

(2) In regulation 6(3)—

(a)for the words “Provided that” there shall be substituted the following—

Provided that—

(a)in relation to a vehicle in any of Classes I to VI, and

(b)at the end there shall be added—

and

(b)in relation to a vehicle in Class VII this Regulation does not apply in any of the following islands, namely, the Isle of Wight, the Islands of Lewis, Mainland (Orkney), Mainland (Shetland) and Skye.

(1)

S.I. 1988/1478; relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1990/448.

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