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Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 1018

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Road Traffic

The Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2007

Made

23rd March 2007

Laid before Parliament

28th March 2007

Coming into force

1st May 2007

The Secretary of State for Transport makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 21(3) and 22(1)(i) of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994(1) and by virtue of the Department for Transport (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration Fees) Order 2003(2).

Citation and commencement

1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 1st May 2007.

Amendment of Regulations

2.   The Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2002(3) shall be amended in accordance with the following regulations.

3.   In regulation 10 (registration and issue of registration document), in paragraph (1) for "£38" there shall be substituted "£50".

4.   In the regulations referred to in column (1) of the Table below, in the paragraphs referred to in column (2) thereof, for "£19" there shall be substituted "£25".

Table

(1) Regulations(2) Paragraphs
13 (issue of replacement registration document)(2A)
14 (correction of registration document)(2A)
16 (notification of alteration to a vehicle)(1A)
18 (notification of a change of the keeper's name or address)(1A)
22 (change of keeper: new keeper not a trader)(3)
24 (change of keeper: new keeper a trader)(2A) and (6)

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

S.J. Ladyman

Minister of State

Department for Transport

23rd March 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2002 to increase the fees payable in respect of first registration and the replacement of a registration document.

The Regulations provide that on 1st May 2007--

(a) the first registration fee increases from £38 to £50 (an increase of 31.6%) (regulation 3); and

(b) the fee for a new registration document increases from £19 to £25 (an increase of 31.6%) (regulation 4).

A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that these Regulations will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, Finance Group, Longview Road, Morriston, Swansea SA6 7JL and is annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum which is available alongside the Regulations on the OPSI website, www.opsi.gov.uk. A copy of the assessment has also been placed in the library of each House of Parliament.

( 1 )

1994 c.22; section 21(3) was inserted by the Finance Act 1995, section 19 and Schedule 4, paragraph 33; section 22(1)(i) was inserted by the Finance Act 1996, section 23 and Schedule 2, paragraph 4(5). Back [1]

( 2 )

S.I. 2003/2994. Back [2]

( 3 )

S.I. 2002/2742; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2003/3110, 2004/238, 2004/1773. Back [3]

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