The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CitationSI 2014/1862

2014No. 1862

ROAD TRAFFIC

The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014

14thJuly2014

21stJuly2014

20thAugust2014

The Secretary of State for Transport makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 41(1), (2) and (5) of the Road Traffic Act 1988( 1).

Representative organisations have been consulted in accordance with section 195(2) of that Act.

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014 and come into force on 20th August 2014.

Amendment of Regulations

2. (1) The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986( 2) are amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 7 of Part I of Schedule 7B (emissions from certain motor vehicles), for sub-paragraph (b) substitute-

"(b) "the emissions publication" is the publication entitled "In Service Exhaust Emission Standards for Road Vehicles - Eighteenth Edition" (ISBN 978-0-9549352-8-3) published by the Department for Transport.".

Revocation

3. The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2012( 3) are revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Stephen Hammond

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Transport

14th July 2014

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations further amend the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 ("the 1986 Regulations").

Regulation 2amends the definition of "the emissions publication" in Schedule 7B by referring to the most recent (eighteenth) edition of the Department for Transport publication entitled "In Service Exhaust Emission Standards for Road Vehicles" (ISBN 978-0-9549352-8-3). The publication contains in-use emissions limits that petrol-engined cars and light vans are required to meet for the purpose of MoT and roadside emissions tests. The publication updates information on new models of such vehicles which have come onto the market since the previous amending Regulations ( S.I. 2012/1404) came into force on 25th June 2012. It also revises a small amount of data on existing models.

Regulation 3revokes the instrument which related to the previous (seventeenth) edition of the emissions publication referred to in Schedule 7B to the 1986 Regulations.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen. The...

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