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The Motor Vehicle Tyres (Safety) Regulations 1994

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Regulation 2(8)


1.—(1) In these Regulations, references to an ECE Regulation followed by a number shall have the meaning shown in the Table below.

(2) In this Schedule, “the Agreement” means the Agreement concerning the adoption of uniform conditions of approval for motor vehicle equipment and parts and reciprocal recognition thereof concluded at Geneva on 20th March 1958(1) as amended(2) to which the United Kingdom is a party(3).

“ECE Regulation 30”Regulation 30 of the Agreement
“ECE Regulation 30.01”Regulation 30 of the Agreement as amended by Amendment 1 dated 25th September 1977.
“ECE Regulation 30.02”Regulation 30 of the Agreement as amended by Amendment 1 dated 25th September 1977 and by Amendment 2 dated 15th March 1981.
“ECE Regulation 54”Regulation 54 of the Agreement.
“ECE Regulation 75”Regulation 75 of the Agreement.

Regulation 3


1.  Regulation 2 shall have effect in relation to Northern Ireland with the following modifications.

2.  Paragraph (1) shall have effect as if—

(a)for the definition of “the Construction and Use Regulations” there were substituted the following definition—

“the Construction and Use Regulations” means the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989(4);; and

(b)in the definition of “passenger car”, for the word “dual-purpose” there were substituted the words “dual purpose”.

3.  Paragraph (2) shall have effect as if—

(a)for the words “Road Traffic Act 1988” there were substituted the words “Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(5)”; and

(b)the expressions listed in that paragraph included the expression “dual purpose vehicle”.

4.  Paragraph (3) shall have effect as if for the Table in that paragraph there were substituted the following Table—

“agricultural motor vehicle”regulation 2
“agricultural trailer”regulation 2
“agricultural trailed appliance”regulation 2
“bias-belted tyre”regulation 24
“breadth of tread”regulation 25
“diagonal-ply tyre”regulation 24
“light trailer”regulation 2
“original tread pattern”regulation 25
“passenger vehicle”regulation 2

Regulation 1(5)


TitleYear and SI Number
The Motor Vehicles Tyres (Safety) Regulations 19841984/1233
The Motor Vehicles Tyres (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 19921992/3087
The Motor Vehicles Tyres (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 19931993/2877

Cmnd 2535.


Cmnd 3562.


Instrument of accession dated 14th January 1963 and deposited with the Secretary General of the United Nations on 15th January 1963.


S.R. 1989 No. 299: relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1992 No. 111.

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