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The Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2002

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PART IConditions Subject to which Trade Licences are to be issued

1.  If the holder of a trade licence changes his name, the name of his business or his business address he shall forthwith—

(a)notify the change and the new name or address to the Secretary of State; and

(b)send the licence to the Secretary of State for any necessary amendment.

2.  The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not permit any person to, alter, deface, mutilate or add anything to a trade plate.

3.  The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not permit any person to, exhibit on any vehicle any trade licence or trade plate—

(a)which has been altered, defaced multilated or added to;

(b)upon which the figures or particulars have become illegible; or

(c)the colour of which has altered whether by fading or otherwise.

4.  The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not permit any person to, exhibit on any vehicle anything which could be mistaken for a trade plate.

5.  The holder of the licence shall not permit any person to display the trade licence or any trade plates on a vehicle except a vehicle which that person is using for the purposes of the holder under the licence.

6.  The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not permit any person, to display the trade licence or any trade plates on any vehicle unless—

(a)that vehicle is within the classes of vehicle specified in section 11(2) of the 1994 Act (if the holder is a motor trader who is a manufacturer of vehicles), 11(3) (if the holder is any other motor trader) or 11(4) (if the holder is a vehicle tester); and

(b)the vehicle is being used for one or more of the prescribed purposes for which the holder may use the vehicle in accordance with regulation 36 and this Schedule.

7.  The holder of the licence shall not display any trade plate on a vehicle used under the licence unless that trade plate shows the general registration mark assigned to the holder in respect of that licence.

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