No. S 1100
Road Traffic Act
Road Traffic
(Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing)
(Amendment No. 5) Rules 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 34 and 140 of the Road Traffic Act, the Minister for Transport makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment No. 5) Rules 2020 and come into operation on 1 January 2021.
Amendment of rule 33H
2.  Rule 33H of the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) Rules (R 5) is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph (4), the following paragraph:
(5)  Despite paragraph (1), the Registrar must not re‑register any motor vehicle under this rule as a chauffeured private hire car unless —
(a)the motor vehicle is produced for an inspection by any examiner authorised by the Registrar under the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Test) Rules (R 21); and
(b)the Registrar is satisfied that the examiner issued, no earlier than 3 months before the application to re‑register the motor vehicle is made, a test certificate stating that the prescribed statutory requirements are complied with in relation to the vehicle.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 678/2014; S 810/2014; S 359/2015; S 366/2015; S 650/2015; S 272/2016; S 46/2017; S 60/2017; S 327/2017; S 335/2017; S 550/2017; S 696/2017; S 777/2017; S 330/2018; S 424/2018; S 764/2018; S 879/2018; S 140/2019; S 249/2019; S 393/2019; S 451/2019; S 206/2020; S 454/2020; S 1013/2020; S 1092/2020]
Made on 30 December 2020.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Transport,
[MOT.LT.; AG/LEGIS/SL/276/2020/23 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 141(1) of the Road Traffic Act).