1 Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Public Service Vehicles (Conditions of Fitness, Equipment, Use and Certification) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see above.

2 Increases in fees

2Increases in fees

(1)    The Public Service Vehicles (Conditions of Fitness, Equipment, Use and Certification) Regulations 1981 shall be amended as follows.

(2)    In the regulations specified in column (1) of the Table for the amounts specified in column (2) there shall be substituted the amounts specified in column (3).

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)
RegulationExisting AmountSubstituted Amount
46(2)(a)(i)£169£174
46(2)(a)(ii)£135£139
46(2)(b)(i)£135£139
46(2)(b)(ii)£16£16.50
50(a)£783£806
£73£75
50(b)£386£398
50(c)£1674£1724
53£15£15.50
57(5)£10.50£11
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions

David Jamieson

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions

6th March 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Public Service Vehicles (Conditions of Fitness, Equipment, Use and Certification) Regulations 1981 as follows.

The fee payable for a certificate of initial fitness is increased by 3% from £169 to £174 on the first application in respect of a public service vehicle which, when equipped with seat belts otherwise than as required by regulation 47 of the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, is not of a type for which the manufacturer holds any of certain approvals relating to seat belt anchorage points.

The fee payable for a certificate of initial fitness is increased by 3% from £135 to £139 on the first application in any other case.

The fee payable for a certificate of initial fitness is increased by 3% from £135 to £139 on any subsequent application when the test which that application will require includes a test of stability under regulation 6. The fee payable for a certificate of initial fitness on any subsequent application in any other case is increased by 3.1% from £16 to £16.50.

The fees payable for type approvals are increased from £783, £73, £386 and £1674 to respectively £806, £75, £398 and £1724 (increases of 2.9%, 2.7%, 3.1% and 3% respectively).

The fee payable for a certificate of conformity is increased by 3.3% from £15 to £15.50.

The fee payable for a duplicate certificate is increased by 4.8% from £10.50 to £11.