Road Transport Act 1999
Licensing document offences.
12.—(1) A person who—
(a) alters or causes or permits the alteration of a licensing document, or
(b) engages in the carriage of goods or passengers by road for reward while in possession of a licensing document that has been altered,
shall be guilty of an offence and be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,500.
(2) A licensing document shall be deemed to be a public document for the purposes of section 4(2) of the Forgery Act, 1913.
(3) In this section, “licensing document” means—
(a) a road freight carrier’s licence,
(b) a road passenger transport operator’s licence,
(c) a Community licence,
(d) a transport disc,
(e) a restricted road freight licence, or
(f) such other document as may be prescribed.