This legislation has been repealed.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 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 —
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;
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.]