Road Transport Act 1933

Prohibition of contracts for carriage of merchandise with unlicensed person.

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36. F36 [ (1) No person shall engage or use the services of any undertaking for the carriage by road for reward of merchandise in a vehicle unless

( a ) the undertaking is the holder of a road freight carrier s licence, or

( b ) the carriage is one in respect of which a road freight carrier s licence is not required by law.

(1A) In subsection (1) undertaking means any natural person, any legal person, whether profit-making or not, any association or group of persons without legal personality, whether profit-making or not, or any official body, whether having its own legal personality or being dependent upon an authority having such personality. ]

F37 [ (2) If any person acts in contravention of this section such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding £ 1,000. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F36

Substituted (30.08.1999) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 9, S.I. No. 264 of 1999.

F37

Substituted (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 14(6), S.I. No. 240 of 1986.

Editorial Notes:

E126

Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) substituted (16.05.1978) by Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978), s. 6(6), commenced on enactment; substituted as per F-Note above.

E127

Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) amended (20.06.1935) by Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935), s. 4, commenced on enactment; substituted as per E-Note above.