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The Motorcycles (Type-Approval) Regulations 2018

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Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

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2.—(1) The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 19D(1) (interpretation)(2)—

(a)in the definition of “moped”(3)—

(i)for “1(3)(a)”, substitute “4”;

(ii)for the first instance of “Directive”, substitute “Regulation”;

(b)in the definition of “motorcycle type approval Directive”(4), for “Directive”, substitute “Regulation”.

(3) In Article 31A(7) (approval of design, construction, etc., of motor vehicles)(5)—

(a)for “31B to 31G”, substitute “31B to 31E”;

(b)in the definition of “EC certificate of conformity”(6), for paragraph (b), substitute—

(b)in the case of a vehicle to which the motorcycle type approval Regulation applies, a certificate of conformity issued by a manufacturer under Article 38 of that Regulation;;

(c)in the definition of “light passenger vehicle”—

(i)for “1(3)”, substitute “4”;

(ii)for “Directive”, substitute “Regulation”;

(d)omit the definition of “the motorcycle type approval Directive”(7);

(e)after the definition of “motor vehicle”, insert—

“the motorcycle type approval Regulation” means Regulation (EU) No 168/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15th January 2013 on the approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles(8) as it may be amended from time to time;.

(4) Omit Articles 31F (failure to hold EC certificate of conformity for unregistered light passenger vehicle or motor cycle) and 31G (light passenger vehicles or vehicle to which the motorcycle type approval Directive applies not to be sold without EC certificate of conformity)(9).

(2)

Article 19D was inserted by S.I.1991/197 (N.I. 3) and amended by S.R. 1996/426, 2012/170 and 2015/6.

(3)

The definition of “moped” was substituted by S.R. 2012/170.

(4)

The definition of “motorcycle type approval Directive” was inserted by S.R. 2012/170.

(5)

Article 31A was inserted by S.I. 1985/755 (N.I. 6).

(6)

The definition of “EC certificate of conformity” was inserted by S.R. 1993/246; paragraph (b) of that definition was substituted by S.I. 2003/1099.

(7)

The definition of “motorcycle type approval Directive” was inserted by S.I. 2003/1099.

(8)

OJ No L 60, 2.3.2013, p.52.

(9)

Articles 31F and 31G were inserted by S.I. 1985/755 (N.I. 6).

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