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The Motor Vehicle Tyres (Safety) Regulations 1994

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Statutory Instruments

1994 No. 3117


The Motor Vehicle Tyres (Safety) Regulations 1994


7th December 1994

Laid before Parliament

8th December 1994

Coming into force

Regulation 5

1st June 1997

Regulations 7 and 10

1st June 1995


1st January 1995

Whereas the Secretary of State for Transport has, in accordance with section 11(5) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987(1), consulted such organisations as appear to him to be representative of interests substantially affected by the following Regulations, the Health and Safety Commission in relation to the application of the following Regulations to Great Britain, and such other persons as he considers appropriate:

Now, the Secretary of State for Transport,—


in exercise of the powers conferred by section 11 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987; and


being a Minister designated(2) for the purposes of subsection (2) of section 2 of the European Communities Act 1972(3) in relation to the regulation of the construction and equipment of vehicles and of components of vehicles, in exercise of the powers conferred by that subsection,

and in exercise of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—


S.I. 1972/1811.


1972 c. 68. A relevant amendment was made to section 1 by section 1 of the European Economic Area Act 1993 (c. 51).

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