Road Traffic (Public Parking Places – Charges) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2018

Made                                                                        26th March 2018

Coming into force                                                         2nd April 2018

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 59 and 84 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[1] and with the concurrence of the Minister for Treasury and Resources, orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this Order “principal Order” means the Road Traffic (Public Parking Places – Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017[2].

2        Article 1 amended

In Article 1 of the principal Order –

(a)     in paragraph (2) –

(i)      before the definition “hybrid vehicle” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘electric vehicle’ means a vehicle that is powered solely by an electric motor and that emits no more than 50 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre;”,

(ii)      in the definition “low emission vehicle” for the full stop there shall be substituted a semi-colon,

(iii)     after the definition “low emission vehicle” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘plug in hybrid electric vehicle’ means a vehicle –

(a)     that is powered by an electric motor and an internal combustion engine designed to work together and separately;

(b)     that has an on-board battery that can be charged from the grid; and

(c)     that emits no more than 50 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre; and

(d)     in which the combustion engine supports the electric motor when higher operating power is required or when the battery’s state of charge is low.”;

(b)     in paragraph (3) –

(i)      in sub-paragraph (b), before the word “vehicle’s” there shall be inserted the word “hybrid” and for the full stop there shall be substituted a semi-colon,

(ii)      after sub-paragraph (b), there shall be added the following sub-paragraph –

“(c)    a reference to an electric vehicle’s or a plug in hybrid electric vehicle’s being first registered in Jersey is a reference to that vehicle’s first registration in Jersey by an individual who does not hold a trade licence issued under Article 8 of the Motor Vehicle Registration (Jersey) Law 1993[3].”.

3        Article 2 amended

In Article 2 of the principal Order –

(a)     in paragraph (1), for the words “74.3 pence” there shall be substituted the words “78.1 pence”;

(b)     in paragraph (2), for the words “37.2 pence” there shall be substituted the words “39.05 pence”;

(c)     after paragraph (2) there shall be added the following paragraph –

“(3)    However, the charge for each parking unit is 39.05 pence in the case of a vehicle in which there is displayed a document approved by the Minister indicating that the vehicle is an electric vehicle or a plug in hybrid electric vehicle, except that where such a vehicle is first registered in Jersey after 31st January 2018, no charge shall be payable for parking in a public parking place during the period of 12 months beginning immediately after the date the car is first registered in Jersey.”.

4        Article 3 amended

In Article 3 of the principal Law –

(a)     in paragraph (1), for the word “£119.81” there shall be substituted the word “126.095”;

(b)     in paragraph (2), for the word “£59.90” there shall be substituted the word “63.05”;

(c)     in paragraph (3) –

(i)      for the word “£59.90” there shall be substituted the word “£63.05”,

(ii)      for the word “£29.96” there shall be substituted the word “£31.52”;

(d)     after paragraph (3) there shall be added the following paragraph –

“(4)    However, in the case of a vehicle in which there is displayed a document approved by the Minister indicating that the vehicle is an electric vehicle or a plug in hybrid electric vehicle, the charge for a monthly season ticket is –

(a)     £63.05 in the case of a parking place mentioned in paragraph (1); and

(b)     £31.52 in the case of a parking place mentioned in paragraph (2),

except that, where such a vehicle is first registered in Jersey after 31st January 2018 and there is displayed in that vehicle a document approved by the Minister stating that fact, no charge shall be payable for parking in a parking place mentioned in paragraph (1) or (2) during the period of 12 months beginning immediately after the date the car is first registered in Jersey.”.

5        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic (Public Parking Places – Charges) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2018 and shall come into force 7 days after it is made.

deputy e.j. noel of st. lawrence

Minister for Infrastructure

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 25.550

[2]                                    chapter 25.550.38

[3]                                    chapter 25.350


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