Road Transport Act 1999

Prohibition relating to the use of unlicensed persons for the carriage of merchandise.


9.—Section 36 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsections for subsection (1):

“(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.”.