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1505 .         Driver to ensure that child aged between one and 14 years occupies position with 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 travelling upon a road as passengers in a motor vehicle fitted with one or more seat belts, the driver of the motor vehicle shall not cause or permit the passengers to occupy a position which is not fitted with a seat belt unless every seat position for which a seat belt is fitted is occupied by another person.

        (2)         It is a defence in proceedings for an offence against subregulation (1) for the person charged to prove that — 

            (a)         at the relevant time, the passenger was under the age of 8 years 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 1505 inserted in Gazette 13 December 1994 pp.6752-3.]

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