Road Safety Authority (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness) Act 2012

50.

Amendment of Part III of Act of 1961 — licensing authority.

50.— The Act of 1961 is amended—

( a) by substituting for section 21 (inserted by section 57 of the Act of 2010) the following:

“21.— In this Part, “licensing authority” means the Road Safety Authority and references to a licensing authority shall be read as references to the licensing authority.”,

( b) in section 22 (inserted by section 57 of the Act of 2010)—

(i) in subsection (2)( a)(i), by deleting “in whose functional area the applicant ordinarily resides”, and

(ii) in subsection (4)( a), by deleting “concerned”,

( c) in section 26 (inserted by section 65 of the Act of 2010)—

(i) in subsections (2) and (3) by deleting “appropriate”,

(ii) by substituting for subsection 4( b)(ii)(II) the following:

“(II) a first offence under that section, where the person has been previously convicted of an offence under the other section,”,

(iii) in the Table to subsection (4), by substituting for the heading of column (4) the following:

“Second or any subsequent offence under the same section or first offence where previously convicted under the other section”,

( d) in section 27(1)( b)(ii), by deleting “appropriate”,

( e) in section 28—

(i) in subsection (1), by substituting “licensing authority” for “appropriate licensing authority” in both places where it occurs, and

(ii) in subsection (2), by substituting “licensing authority” for “appropriate licensing authority”,

( f) in section 30(6)( a) (inserted by section 20 of the Road Traffic Act 1968) by deleting “appropriate”,

( g) in section 33(3B)( a), by substituting “and” for “or”,

( h) in section 35 (inserted by section 11(1) of the Road Traffic Act 2006)—

(i) in subsection (2)( a), by deleting “in whose functional area the applicant ordinarily resides”, and

(ii) in subsection (6)( a), by deleting “appropriate”,

and

( i) in section 42 (inserted by section 10 of the Act of 2006)—

(i) in subsection (2)—

(I) in paragraph ( f), by substituting “the licensing authority” for “licensing authorities”, and

(II) by deleting paragraph ( g),

(III) in paragraph ( h), by substituting “the licensing authority” for “licensing authorities”, and

(IV) in paragraph ( l), by deleting “Road Safety Authority as agent of a”,

(ii) in subsection (4)( c), by substituting “the licensing authority” for “licensing authorities” and by deleting “by them”,

(iii) in subsection (4)( d), by substituting “the licensing authority” for “licensing authorities”, and

(iv) by inserting after subsection (5) the following:

“(5A) Regulations under this section which provide for the payment of fees may provide for the method by which fees are to be paid and for a combination of fees separately payable to be paid together as one fee.”.