Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Questions (1075)

Johnny Mythen


1075. Deputy Johnny Mythen asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding persons who wish to register commercial work vehicles for tax and cannot do so without a DOE and are unable to obtain same due to the fact such centres are closed. [6824/20]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

In light of the temporary closure of test centres due to the Covid-19 pandemic, I have removed the requirement for commercial vehicles to have a current Certificate of Roadworthiness in force when taxing a commercial vehicle that is over a year old. The relevant Regulations are the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness (Vehicle Licensing) (Revocation) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 134 of 2020).