This legislation has been repealed.
(1) If a person or
persons (in this regulation referred to as
"the passenger" or "the passengers") of or over the age of one year and under
the age of 14 years are occupying a seat position in a motor vehicle for
which a seat belt has been fitted for that position, the driver of that motor
vehicle shall not drive upon a road unless the passengers are wearing a seat
belt and it is properly adjusted and securely fastened.
(2) It is a defence in
proceedings for an offence against subregulation (1) for the person
charged to prove that —
the passenger was under the age of 8 years at the relevant time and was
wearing a child restraint which was properly adjusted and securely fastened;
the passenger had a medical certificate under regulation 1502 at the
relevant time and, if required to do so, the medical certificate was produced
in accordance with regulation 1502 (4).
[Regulation 1504 inserted in Gazette
13 December 1994 p.6752.]