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1999 No. 2864

ROAD TRAFFIC

The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1999

Made

19th October 1999

Laid before Parliament

21st October 1999

Coming into force

12th November 1999

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, in exercise of the powers conferred by the following sections of the Road Traffic Act 1988(1), namely sections 88(5) and (6)(2), 89(1A), (2A), (3), (4), (5), (5A), (6), (7), (9) and (10)(3), 89A(3) and (5)(4), 91, 92(2) and (4)(5), 94(4) and (5)(6), 97(1), (1A), (3), (3A), (3B) and (4)(7), 98(2) and (4)(8), 99(1) and (1A)(9), 99A(3), (4) and (6)(10), 101(2) and (3), 105(1), (2), (3) and (4)(11), 108(1)(12), 114(1)(13), 115(1) and (3)(14), 115A(1)(15), 117(2A)(16), 118(4), 120, 121(17), 122(18), 164(2)(19), 183(6)(20) and 192(1)(21), after consulting with representative organisations in accordance with section 195(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and, in the case of regulations 14, 30 and 35, with the approval of the Treasury(22), hereby makes the following Regulations:

(1)

1988 c. 52. Relevant amendments are referred to where appropriate below. Amending statutes and instruments are referred to in the footnotes to these Regulations in the following manner: “the 1989 Act” means the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (c. 22); “the 1990 Regulations” means the Driving Licences (Community Driving Licence) Regulations 1990 (S.I. 1990/144), “the 1991 Act” means the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40), “the 1996 Regulations” means the Driving Licences (Community Driving Licence) Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/1974) and “the 1998 Regulations” means the Driving Licences (Community Driving Licence) Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/1420).

(2)

Subsection (6) was amended by the 1990 Regulations.

(3)

Subsection (1A) was inserted by the 1996 Regulations, subsections (2A) and (5A) were inserted by the 1989 Act, section 6; subsection (3) was amended by the 1991 Act, Schedule 4, paragraph 63; subsection (4) was amended by the 1989 Act, Schedule 3, paragraph 8 and by the 1996 Regulations; subsection (7) was amended and subsections (9) and (10) were substituted by the 1989 Act, Schedule 3, paragraph 8 and subsections (7), (9) and (10) were amended by the 1996 Regulations. Subsection (4)(b) is to be read with the Department of Transport (Fees) Order 1988 (S.I. 1988/643), as amended by S.I. 1991/811, 1993/1601, 1995/1684 and 1996/1929, the relevant entries being items 5, 5A and 6 in Schedule 1, Table III.

(4)

Section 89A was inserted by the 1989 Act, section 4(4).

(5)

Subsection (2) was amended by the 1996 Regulations.

(6)

Subsections (4) and (5) were amended by the 1989 Act, section 5(7) and (8).

(7)

Subsections (1) and (3) were amended by the 1989 Act, section 6(2) and Schedule 6 and by the 1996 and 1998 Regulations, subsection (1A) was inserted by the 1998 Regulations; subsections (3A) and (3B) were inserted by the 1989 Act, section 6(2) and subsection (3A) was amended by the 1996 and 1998 Regulations; subsection (4) was amended by the 1996 and 1998 Regulations; subsection (4) was amended by the 1998 Regulations.

(8)

Subsections (2) and (4) were amended by the 1989 Act, Schedule 3, paragraph 11. Subsection (2) was amended by the 1990 Regulations.

(9)

Subsection (1) was amended by Schedule 3, paragraph 12, of the 1989 Act; subsection (1A) was inserted by section 2(2) of that Act.

(10)

Section 99A was inserted by the 1996 Regulations; subsection (4) was amended by the 1998 Regulations.

(11)

Subsection (2) was amended by the 1989 Act, Schedule 3, paragraph 14 and by the 1990, 1996 and 1998 Regulations; subsection (4) was amended by the 1996 Regulations.

(12)

See the definitions of “prescribed” and “regulations”.

(13)

Sections 114, 115, 116 and 117 to 122 (Part IV of the Act) were substituted by the 1989 Act, section 2(1) and Schedule 2, Section 114(1) was amended by the 1996 Regulations.

(14)

Subsection (3) was amended by the 1991 Act, Schedule 4, paragraph 64 and the 1996 Regulations.

(15)

Section 115A was inserted by the 1996 Regulations.

(16)

Subsection (2A) was inserted by the 1991 Act, Schedule 4, paragraph 65.

(17)

See the definition of “prescribed”.

(18)

Amended by the 1990 Regulations.

(19)

Amended by the 1991 Act, Schedule 4, paragraph 68.

(20)

Inserted by the 1989 Act, Schedule 3, paragraph 23.

(21)

See the definition of “prescribed”.

(22)

See section 105(4) of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

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