The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019
|Document Number:||2019 No. 74|
Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
Road Traffic And Vehicles
29 th March 2019
Coming into operation-
30 th March 2019
The Department for Infrastructure(1) makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 14(1) , (7) and (10) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Northern Ireland) Act 1978(2) and now vested in it(3).
Citation and commencement
These Regulations may be cited as The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 and shall come into operation on 30 th March 2019.
—(1) The Disabled Persons (Badge for Motor Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993(4) is amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).
(2) For Regulation 3 (form of badge) substitute the following—
“Form of badge
—(1) Paragraph (2) applies in respect of a badge with a date of issue on or after 30 th March 2019.
(2) A disabled person’s badge is in the prescribed form if—
(a) the front and reverse of the badge are in the form shown in—
(i) diagram 1 in Part I of the Schedule in the case of an individual’s badge (with the omission of the word “sample” where it appears); or
(ii) diagram 2 in Part I of the Schedule in the case of an organisational badge (with the omission of the word “sample” where it appears); and
(b) The badge mentioned in paragraph (2) complies with the specifications set out in Part II of the Schedule.”
(3) For the Schedule to those Regulations substitute the Schedule to these Regulations.
Nothing in regulation 2 shall affect the validity of a badge which—
(a) was issued before the coming into operation of these Regulations; and
(b) was in a form which complied with the Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993 at the time of its issue.
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Infrastructure on 29 th March 2019
A senior officer of the Department for Infrastructure
DIAGRAM 1 Form of Badge for an individual (with a date of issue on or after 30 th March 2019)
DIAGRAM 2 Form of Badge for a Support Organisation (with a date of issue on or after 30 th March 2019)
PART IISpecifications for Badges
The specifications applicable to all badges are as follows—
(a) the badge shall be 106 millimetres in height, 148 millimetres in width (with 5 mm radius rounded corners) and 720 microns in...
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