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Statutory Instruments

2019 No. 1

Exiting The European Union

Road Traffic

The International Driving Permits (Fees) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Made

7th January 2019

Laid before Parliament

10th January 2019

Coming into force

1st February 2019

The Secretary of State, with the consent of the Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(1) of the Finance Act 1973(1), makes the following Regulations.

Citation and Commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the International Driving Permits (Fees) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 1st February 2019.

Fee for International Driving Permits

2.  The Secretary of State may charge a fee of £5.50 for the issue of an international driving permit in the format set out in Annex 7 to the Convention on Road Traffic done at Vienna on 8th November 1968(2).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Jesse Norman

Minister of State

Department for Transport

18th December 2018

We consent to the making of these Regulations

David Rutley

Jeremy Quinn

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

7th January 2019

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations make provision for the Secretary of State to charge a fee of £5.50 for the issue of international driving permits under the 1968 Convention on Road Traffic (Cm 9570) in anticipation of that Convention coming into force for the United Kingdom on 28th March 2019.

A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private, voluntary or public sector is foreseen. An Explanatory Memorandum is published alongside the instrument on www.legislation.gov.uk.

The 1968 Convention on Road Traffic was published on 7th February 2018 in the Miscellaneous Series of treaties on gov.uk as Miscellaneous Series No. 1 (2018).

(1)

1973 c. 51; section 56(1) was amended by S.I. 2011/1043.

(2)

Cm 9570.