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1504 .         Driver to ensure that child aged between one and 14 years wears seat belt

        (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 — 

            (a)         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; or

            (b)         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.]

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