Jersey Law 17/1949

 

MOTOR TRAFFIC (AMENDMENT No. 4) (JERSEY) LAW, 1949.

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A LAW   to amend the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law, 1935, sanctioned by Order of His Majesty in Council of the

 

29th day of SEPTEMBER, 1949.

 

(Registered on the 17th day of October, 1949).

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STATES OF JERSEY.

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The 25th day of May, 1949.

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THE STATES, subject to the sanction of His Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law :  -

ARTICLE 1

At the end of Article 13 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law, 1935,1 (hereinafter referred to “the principal Law”) there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“(10)      The Committee may by Act delegate to anyone of its members all or any of its functions under this Article.”

ARTICLE 2

In paragraph (3) of Article 19 of the principal Law,2 immediately after the words “at the same time”, there shall be inserted the words “pay to the Treasurer of the States  a fee of five shillings and”.

ARTICLE 3

In the proviso to Article 31 of the principal Law,3 immediately after the word “danger”, there shall be inserted the words “or inconvenience”.

ARTICLE 4

For paragraph (1) of Article 32 of the principal Law4 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(1)        It shall be the duty of any person holding a Road Service Licence under this Law to keep such accounts and records, and to make to the Committee such financial and statistical returns in such manner and at such times, as the Committee may require.”

ARTICLE 5

At the end of paragraph (2) of Article 36 of the principal Law,5 here shall be inserted the words “and may, in addition, require him to provide facilities for a practical test of his ability to drive a public service vehicle or public service vehicles of the type or types in respect of which the application for a licence is made”.

ARTICLE 6

In Article 40 of the principal Law,6 the words “or acts as a conductor of” and the words “or act as a conductor of” shall be deleted.

ARTICLE 7

(1)           Immediately after Article 49 of the principal Law7 there shall be inserted the following Article –

“ARTICLE 49A

The States shall by Regulations prescribe the appropriate fees payable in respect of the grant or renewal of licences under Articles 13, 24 and 36 of this Law.”

(2)           Paragraph (5) of Article 13 of the principal Law8 is hereby repealed.

(3)           In paragraph (1) of Article 24 of the principal Law,9 for the words “a fee of one pound sterling for each form” there shall be substituted the words “the appropriate fee”.

(4)           For paragraph (1) of Article 36 of the principal Law10 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(1)        Every application for a licence to drive a public service vehicle shall be made to the Inspector on a form to be obtained from the Treasurer of the States on payment of the appropriate fee.”

ARTICLE 8

(1)           This Law may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law, 1949, and this Law and the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Laws, 1935 to 1939, may be cited together as the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Laws, 1935 to 1949.

(2)           This Law shall come into force forthwith upon promulgation :

Provided that paragraphs (2), (3) and (4) of Article 7 of this Law shall not come into force until the date of commencement of the first Regulations made for the purposes of Article 49a of the principal Law.

To be printed, published and posted.

 

F. DE L. BOIS,

 

Greffier of the States.



1        Tome 1933-1936,page 418.

2        Tome 1933-1936,page 422.

3        Tome 1933-1936,page 430.

4        Tome 1933-1936 page 430.

5        Tome 1933-1936 page 478.

6        Tome 1933-1936 page 480.

7        Tome 1933-1936, page 440.

8        Tome 1933-1936, page 418.

9        Tome 1933-1936, page 424.

10      Tome 1933-1936, page 433.


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