Road Traffic Act 1968
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(4) ( a) The Minister may by regulations specify the conditions (including payment of fees) subject to which approval of a type may be given on behalf of the State or subject to which the use of approval marks indicating conformity of a vehicle part with a type approved by the State may be authorised, and may provide for the disposition of fees.
( b) Different regulations may be made under this subsection in respect of different classes of cases.
(5) In this section—
“ vehicle part” means any article made or adapted for use as part of either a mechanically propelled vehicle or a vehicle drawn thereby, or for use as part of the equipment of either of such vehicles, and includes any article made or adapted for use as part of the equipment of a driver or passenger on or in either of such vehicles;
“ the competent authority” means—
( a) as respects any approval mark indicating conformity with a type approved by the State, the Minister, and
( b) as respects any approval mark indicating conformity with a type approved by any other country, the authority having power under the law of that country to authorise the use of that mark;
“ conformity of a vehicle part with a type approved” includes conformity of a vehicle, fitted with the part in question, with a type vehicle approved as respects only the requirement or requirements which the part enables the vehicle to fulfil.