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The Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1. Citation and commencement

    2. 2. Revocation

    3. 3. Interpretation

    4. 4. Electrically assisted pedal cycles , electric scooters being used in a trial and pedestrian controlled vehicles

  3. PART II LICENCES

    1. 5. Application for a vehicle licence on the basis that the reduced pollution requirements are satisfied

    2. 6. Exhibition of vehicle and nil licences

    3. 7. Prohibition against exhibiting anything resembling a vehicle, trade or nil licence

    4. 8. Issue of duplicate vehicle, trade and nil licences

    5. 9. Applications for rebates for vehicle and trade licences

    6. 9A.Supplement payable on late renewal of vehicle licence

  4. PART III REGISTRATION AND REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS

    1. 10. Registration and issue of registration document

    2. 10A.Registration document

    3. 11. Production of vehicle for inspection before assignment of registration mark

    4. 12. Production of registration document for inspection

    5. 13. Issue of replacement registration document

    6. 14. Correction of registration document

    7. 15. Issue of new registration document

    8. 15A.Issue of new registration document from 26th October 2015

  5. PART IV NOTIFICATION AND CHANGES

    1. 16. Notification of an alteration to a vehicle

    2. 17. Notification of destruction or permanent export of a vehicle

    3. 17A.Vehicles to which the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive applies

    4. 18. Notification of a change of the keeper’s name or address

    5. 19. Trade licences: notification of change of holder’s name or address

    6. 20. Change of keeper: general provisions

    7. 21. Change of keeper: registration document issued in Great Britain before 24th March 1997

    8. 22. Change of keeper: registration document issued ... on or after 24th March 1997 and the new keeper not a vehicle trader

    9. 23. Change of keeper: obligations of registered keeper where vehicle registration document issued ... on or after 24th March 1997 and the new keeper a vehicle trader

    10. 24. Change of keeper: obligations of vehicle traders where registration document issued ... on or after 24 March 1997

    11. 25. Change of keeper: registration document issued in Northern Ireland

    12. 26. Statutory off-road notification

    13. 26A.Exceptions to section 31A

  6. PART V DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

    1. 27. Disclosure of registration and licensing particulars

    2. 27A.Exchange of information

    3. 27B.Cross border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences

    4. 28. Sale of information derived from particulars contained in the register

  7. PART VI CROWN VEHICLES AND EXEMPT VEHICLES

    1. 29. Application of Regulations to Crown vehicles

    2. 30. Registration of Crown vehicles

    3. 31. Certificates of Crown exemption

    4. 32. Application of Regulations to exempt vehicles

    5. 33. Nil licences

    6. 34. Exemptions from vehicle excise duty: vehicles imported by members of foreign armed forces and others

  8. PART VII TRADE LICENCES

    1. 35. Definition of “motor trader”: descriptions of businesses

    2. 36. Period for review of decision refusing an application for a trade licence

    3. 37. Conditions subject to which trade licences are to be issued

    4. 38. Purposes for which the holder of a trade licence may use a vehicle by virtue of the licence

    5. 39. Assignment of general registration marks

    6. 40. Issue of trade plates

    7. 41. Issue of replacement trade plates

    8. 42.Display of general registration mark of holder of a trade licence

  9. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 43. Cylinder capacity

    2. 44. Seating capacity of buses

    3. 45. Recovery vehicles: prescribed purposes

    4. 46. Admissibility of evidence from records

    5. 47. Regulations prescribed under section 59(2) of the 1994 Act

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REGULATIONS REVOKED

      1. PART I Great Britain Regulations Wholly Revoked

      2. PART II Great Britain Regulations Partially Revoked

      3. PART III Northern Ireland Regulations Wholly Revoked

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REDUCED POLLUTION CERTIFICATES AND THE REDUCED POLLUTION REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1. Interpretation of Schedule

      2. 1A.Specified cases

      3. 2. Applications for reduced pollution certificates

      4. 3. Reduced pollution examinations

      5. 3A.The reduced pollution requirements

      6. 4. ...

      7. 4A.This paragraph applies to an eligible vehicle which—

      8. 4B.The requirements of this paragraph, in relation to an eligible...

      9. 4C.This paragraph applies to an eligible vehicle which—

      10. 4D.The requirements of this paragraph, in relation to an eligible...

      11. 5. Determination of applications and issue of certificates or notification of refusal

      12. 6. Contents of a reduced pollution certificate

      13. 7. Reduced pollution certificate to be conclusive

      14. 8. Re-examination of an eligible vehicle for which a reduced pollution certificate is in force

      15. 9. Rectification notice

      16. 10. Revocation, surrender and cancellation of a reduced pollution certificate

      17. 10A.(1) Where pursuant to regulation 5(1) an applicant furnishes a...

      18. 11. Replacement certificates

      19. 12. Appeal against refusal or revocation of a certificate

      20. 13. Prescribed fees

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ISSUE OF NEW REGISTRATION DOCUMENT

      1. 1. Duty of the Secretary of State

      2. 2. Examination of vehicle

      3. 3. Determination of the Secretary of State

      4. 4. Appeals

      5. 5. Certificates

      6. 6. Giving of notices and certificates

      7. 7. The prescribed fee

      8. 8. Refund of the prescribed fee

    4. SCHEDULE 3A

      ISSUE OF NEW REGISTRATION DOCUMENT FROM 26th OCTOBER 2015

      1. 1.Duty of the insurer

      2. 2.Duty of the keeper

      3. 3.Application for a new registration document

      4. 4.Duty of the Secretary of State

      5. 5.Determination by the Secretary of State

      6. 6.Registration document

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      STATUTORY OFF-ROAD NOTIFICATION

      1. PART I General

        1. 1. Interpretation of Schedule

        2. 2. Manner in which declaration is to be made and particulars furnished

      2. PART II Vehicles Registered in the GB Records and Kept in Great Britain

        1. 3. Surrender of a vehicle licence—relevant GB vehicle

        2. 4. Expiry of vehicle licence or nil licence—relevant GB vehicle

        3. 5. Person keeping an unlicensed vehicle—relevant GB vehicle

        4. 6. Change of keeper of unlicensed vehicle—relevant GB vehicle

      3. PART III Vehicles Registered in the NI Records and kept in Northern Ireland

        1. 7. Surrender of a vehicle licence—relevant NI vehicle

        2. 8. Expiry of vehicle licence or nil licence—relevant NI vehicle

        3. 9. Person keeping an unlicensed vehicle—relevant NI vehicle

        4. 10. Change of keeper of unlicensed vehicle—relevant NI vehicle

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      EXEMPT VEHICLES: VEHICLES IMPORTED BY MEMBERS OF FOREIGN ARMED FORCES AND OTHERS

      1. 1. Scope of exemption

      2. 2. Period of exemption

      3. 3. List of countries

      4. 4. List of headquarters and organisations

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      TRADE LICENCES

      1. PART I Conditions Subject to which Trade Licences are to be issued

        1. 1.Where there is a change in the name, business name...

        2. 2.The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not...

        3. 3.The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not...

        4. 4.The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not...

        5. 5.The holder of the licence shall not permit any person...

        6. 6.The holder of the licence shall not, and shall not...

        7. 7.The holder of the licence shall not display any trade...

      2. PART II PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE HOLDER OF A TRADE LICENCE MAY USE A VEHICLE BY VIRTUE OF THE LICENCE

        1. General

          1. 8. Interpretation

          2. 9.The purposes prescribed by this Part of this Schedule as...

        2. Motor traders

          1. 10. Purposes for which a motor trader may use a vehicle by virtue of a trade licence

          2. 11. Business purposes

          3. 12. Paragraph 12 purposes

          4. 13. Specified loads

        3. Manufacturers keeping vehicles for research and development

          1. 14. Vehicle kept by a motor trader for research and development in the course of his business as a manufacturer

        4. Vehicle testers

          1. 15. Purposes for which a vehicle tester may use a vehicle by virtue of a trade licence

    8. SCHEDULE 7

      RECOVERY VEHICLES: PRESCRIBED PURPOSES

      1. PART I Purposes prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 5(3)(e) of Schedule 1 to the 1994 Act

        1. 1.Carrying any person who, immediately before the vehicle became disabled...

        2. 2.(1) At the request of a constable or a local...

        3. 3.Proceeding to a place at which the vehicle will be...

        4. 4.Proceeding from— (a) a place where the vehicle has remained...

      2. PART II Purposes Prescribed for the Purposes of Paragraph 5(4)(c) of Schedule 1 to the 1994 Act

        1. 5.Repairing a disabled vehicle at the place where it became...

        2. 6.Drawing or carrying a single trailer if another vehicle had...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      REGULATIONS TO WHICH SECTION 59(2)(a) OF THE 1994 ACT APPLIES

  11. Explanatory Note

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