Road Traffic (No. 61) (Jersey) Regulations 2014

Made                                                                   24th September 2014

Coming into force                                                     1st October 2014

THE STATES, in pursuance of Order in Council of 26th December 1851[1] and Article 92 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[2], have made the following Regulations –

1        Amendment of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956

(1)     The Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[3] is amended as follows.

(2)     In Article 1 after the definition of “provisional licence” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘public parking place’ means a place for the parking of vehicles or vehicles of any class or description, under the administration of any public or parochial authority;”.

(3)     As a consequence of paragraph (2), Article 59(5) and the words “as defined in Article 59” in Article 61(3)(a) shall be deleted.

(4)     After Article 67 there shall be inserted the following heading and Article –

“provisions relating to public parking places and public roads

67A   Prohibition on parking of vehicles for sale or hire in the course of a business

(1)     A person is guilty of an offence if –

(a)     the person carries on a business at least one of the objects of which involves the sale or hire of motor vehicles; and

(b)     a motor vehicle that is for the time being offered, exposed or advertised for sale or hire in the course of that business is parked in a public parking place or on a road.

(2)     However, it is a defence for the person to prove that the vehicle was so parked by a customer or potential customer of the business in the course of that customer or potential customer’s continued use of the vehicle.

(3)     A person guilty of an offence under paragraph (1) is liable to a fine of level 2 on the standard scale.

(4)     An offence under paragraph (1) may be charged by reference to a day or any longer period of time and a person may be convicted of a second offence or subsequent offences under that paragraph by reference to any period of time following the preceding conviction for such an offence.”.

2        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (No. 61) (Jersey) Regulations 2014 and come into force 7 days after they are made.

m.n. de la haye, o.b.e.

Greffier of the States



[1]                                    chapter 23.350

[2]                                    chapter 25.550

[3]                                    chapter 25.550

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