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Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 14) (Jersey) Order 2019

Article                                                                                                            Page

1                 Interpretation. 3

2                 Article 48 amended. 3

3                 Article 49 amended. 3

4                 Article 50 amended. 4

5                 Schedule 1 amended. 4

6                 Citation and commencement. 5

Table of Endnote References. 6

 


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Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 14) (Jersey) Order 2019

Made                                                                                                           5th July 2019

Coming into force                                                                                 12th July 2019

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE makes this Order under Articles 77 and 84 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[1] –

1        Interpretation

In this Order, “principal Order” means the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Jersey) Order 1998[2].

2        Article 48 amended

(1)     Article 48 of the principal Order is amended in accordance with this Article.

(2)     For paragraph (5)(a) there is substituted –

“(a)    a goods vehicle first used on or after 1st October 1988 but before 1st October 2001 and having a maximum gross weight exceeding 3500 kg, but any such vehicle must be equipped with 2 or 3 anchorage points designed to hold securely in position seat belts for the driver’s seat and each forward-facing front seat;

(aa)    a goods vehicle first used on or after 1st October 2001 and having a maximum gross weight exceeding 3500 kg, but any such vehicle must be equipped with anchorage points which –

(i)      are designed to hold securely in position on the vehicle seat belts for each forward-facing front seat, and

(ii)      comply with the technical and installation requirements of Community Directive 96/38 or ECE Regulation 14.04 or 14.05; or”.

3        Article 49 amended

In Article 49(2) of the principal Order –

(a)     for the full-stop at the end of sub-paragraph (e) there is substituted a semicolon;

(b)     after sub-paragraph (e) there is inserted –

“(f)    Article 48(5)(aa) applies shall be fitted with seat belts as follows –

(i)      for the driver’s seat with a 3-point belt or a lap belt, and

(ii)      for any forward-facing front seat –

(A)    a 3-point belt,

(B)     a lap belt installed in accordance with paragraph 3.1.2 of Annex 1 to Community Directive 77/541 (having regard to Articles 4 and 19 of Council Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of 13 July 2009 concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 200 p.1), or

(C)     a disabled person’s belt.”.

4        Article 50 amended

In Article 50(1) of the principal Order after “Article 48(5)(a)” there is inserted “or (5)(aa).

5        Schedule 1 amended

(1)     Schedule 1 of the principal Order is amended in accordance with this Article.

(2)     In Table 1, after the last row beginning “82” there is inserted –

 

“83

96/38

17.6.96

L187, 26.7.96, p.95

Anchorages for motor vehicle safety belts

76/115 as amended by 81/575, 82/318, 90/629 and 2005/41”

 

 

 

(3)     In Table 2, after the row beginning “9” there is inserted –

 

“9A

14.03

14

30.1.70

Anchorages for seat belts

29.1.92

 

 

9B

14.03

14

30.1.70

Anchorages for seat belts

29.1.92

12A

 

9C

14.04

14

30.1.70

Anchorages for seat belts

18.1.98

 

 

9D

14.05

14

30/1/70

Anchorages for seat belts

4.2.99”

 

 

6        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 14) (Jersey) Order 2019 and comes into force 7 days after the day it is made.

deputy k.C. lewis of st. saviour

Minister for Infrastructure

 




[1]                                     chapter 25.550

[2]                                     chapter 25.550.08


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