Conditions of licences

Conditions of licences

20.—(1) On issuing an operator’s licence, or on varying such a licence under section 16, the Department may attach to the licence such conditions as it thinks fit—

(a)for preventing vehicles that are authorised to be used under the licence from causing danger to the public while entering or leaving any road adjoining an operating centre of the licence holder;

(b)for requiring the holder of the licence to inform the Department of the occurrence of any event of a kind specified in the licence which affects the licence holder and which is relevant to the exercise by the Department of any power in relation to the licence;

(c)for preventing or minimising any adverse effects on environmental conditions arising from the use of a place as an operating centre of the licence-holder;

(d)for any other prescribed purpose.

(2) On varying an operator’s licence under section 16 the Department may vary or remove any condition attached to the licence under this section.

(3) Any person who contravenes any condition attached under this section to a licence of which that person is the holder is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.