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The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Wales) Regulations 2000

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PART IIIFORM AND DISPLAY OF BADGES

Form of badge

11.  A disabled person’s badge is in the prescribed form if —

(a)the front and reverse of the badge are in the form shown —

(i)in Part I of the Schedule to these Regulations in the case of an individual’s badge; or

(ii)in Part II of the Schedule in the case of an institutional badge; and

(b)the badge complies with the specifications in Part III of the Schedule.

Manner in which a badge is to be displayed

12.  For the purposes of section 21(4A) of the 1970 Act a disabled person’s badge is displayed on a vehicle in the prescribed manner if —

(a)the badge is exhibited on the dashboard or fascia of the vehicle, or

(b)where the vehicle is not fitted with a dashboard or fascia, the badge is exhibited in a conspicuous position on the vehicle, so that the front of the badge is clearly legible from the outside of the vehicle.

Display of an individual’s badge when a vehicle is being driven

13.—(1) This regulation prescribes for the purposes of section 21(4A) of the 1970 Act the circumstances in which an individual’s badge may be displayed while a vehicle is being driven.

(2) An individual’s badge may be displayed on a vehicle while the holder is either driving or being carried in it.

(3) An individual’s badge may also be displayed on a vehicle —

(a)if the vehicle is being used for the collection of the holder and no other purpose;

(b)if a disabled person’s concession (other than a concession relating to parking) is available to a vehicle lawfully displaying a disabled person’s badge; and

(c)if it would not be practicable for the vehicle to be lawfully driven to, or to stop at, the place at which the holder is to be collected if the concession did not apply to the vehicle.

(4) An individual’s badge may be displayed on a vehicle -

(a)if the vehicle, after being driven by or carrying the holder, is leaving the place where the holder got out;

(b)if a disabled person’s concession (other than a concession relating to parking) is available to a vehicle lawfully displaying a disabled person’s badge; and

(c)if it would not be practicable for the vehicle to be driven from that place if the concession did not apply to the vehicle.

Display of an individual’s badge when a vehicle is parked

14.—(1) This regulation prescribes for the purposes of section 21(4A) of the 1970 Act the circumstances in which an individual’s badge may be displayed while a vehicle is parked.

(2) An individual’s badge may be displayed on a vehicle while it is parked if it —

(a)has been driven by the holder, or has been used to carry the holder, to the place where it is parked; or

(b)is to be driven by the holder, or is to be used to carry the holder, from that place.

Display of institutional badge when a vehicle is being driven

15.—(1) This regulation prescribes for the purposes of section 21(4A) of the 1970 Act the circumstances in which an institutional badge may be displayed while a vehicle is being driven.

(2) An institutional badge may be displayed on a vehicle while it is being driven by or on behalf of the holder and is carrying a disabled person.

(3) An institutional badge may also be displayed on a vehicle while it is being driven by or on behalf of the holder and —

(a)the vehicle is being used for the collection of a disabled person and for no other purpose;

(b)a disabled person’s concession (other than a concession relating to parking) is available to a vehicle lawfully displaying a disabled person’s badge; and

(c)it would not have been practicable for the vehicle to be lawfully driven to or to stop at the place at which the disabled person is to be collected if that concession did not apply to the vehicle.

(4) An institutional badge may also be displayed on a vehicle while it is being driven by or on behalf of the holder and —

(a)the vehicle, after carrying a disabled person, is leaving the place where the disabled person got off;

(b)a disabled person’s concession (other than a concession relating to parking) is available to a vehicle lawfully displaying a disabled person’s badge; and

(c)it would not have been practicable for the vehicle to have left that place if the concession had not applied to the vehicle.

Display of an institutional badge when a vehicle is parked

16.—(1) This regulation prescribes for the purposes of section 21(4A) of the 1970 Act the circumstances in which an institutional badge may be displayed while a vehicle is parked.

(2) An institutional badge may be displayed on a vehicle while it is parked if it has been, or is to be, used by or on behalf of the holder for carrying a disabled person to or from the place where it is parked.

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