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The Motor Cars (Driving Instruction) Regulations 2005

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PART 1Preliminary

Citation and commencement

1.  (1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Motor Cars (Driving Instruction) Regulations 2005.

(2) Regulations 10 and 11 of these Regulations shall come into force on 1st January 2007 and all other regulations hereof shall come into force on 10th August 2005.

Interpretation

2.  (1)  In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Road Traffic Act 1988;

“approved driving instructor” means a person whose name is entered in the register;

“continued ability and fitness test” means the test of continued ability and fitness to give instruction in the driving of motor cars or appropriate motor cars referred to respectively in sections 125(5) and 125B(6)(b) of the Act and the nature and content of which is prescribed in regulation 12;

“driving ability and fitness test” means the practical test of driving ability and fitness to drive referred to in sections 125(3)(a) and 125A(6)(a) of the Act and the nature of which is prescribed in regulation 6;

“examination” means the examination of ability to give instruction in the driving of motor cars referred to in sections 125(3)(a) and 125A(6)(a) of the Act;

“examiner”, in relation to part of the examination or the continued ability and fitness test, means an officer of the Secretary of State or any other person appointed by the Secretary of State to conduct that part of the examination or that test;

“instructional ability and fitness test” means the practical test of ability and fitness to give instruction in the driving of motor cars referred to in sections 125(3)(a) and 125A(6)(a) of the Act and the nature of which is prescribed in regulation 7 of these Regulations;

“licence” means a licence to give driving instruction granted under section 129 of the Act;

“the register” has the meaning given by section 123(1)(a) of the Act;

“the Registrar” means the officer of the Secretary of State by whom the register is, on behalf of the Secretary of State, compiled and maintained; and

“written examination” means the written examination referred to in sections 125(3)(a) and 125A(6)(a) of the Act and the nature of which is prescribed in regulation 5 of these Regulations.

(2) In these Regulations a reference to part of the examination is a reference to one of the 3 parts of the examination set out in regulation 3(2).

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