This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 19 January 2015, amend the Road User Charges Regulations 2012. The amendment inserts a new regulation 15A, which provides that a distance licence or an additional licence for a heavy RUC vehicle is not required to be displayed in accordance with regulations 12 to 15 if the licence is carried in the vehicle and is able to be produced in accordance with section 21 of the Road User Charges Act 2012.
Regulatory impact statement
The Ministry of Transport produced a regulatory impact statement on 25 March 2013 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.
A copy of this regulatory impact statement can be found at—
Date of notification in Gazette: 11 December 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.