The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 No. 407

Date published: 10 December 2015

The Department has made a Statutory Rule entitled The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. 2015 No. 407) which comes into operation on 17 February 2016.

Details

The rule will amend two descriptions of persons to whom a Blue Badge may be issued to include:—

  • children between the ages of 2 and 3 who fall within either or both of the descriptions specified in regulation 4(3) of the Principal Regulations (“under 3’s”). Regulation 4(3) of the Principal Regulations relates to the implications of certain medical conditions.
  • those in receipt of a specified benefit under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) Order 2011 who have been certified by the Secretary of State as having a permanent and substantial disability which causes inability to walk or very considerable difficulty in walking.

Copies of the rule may be obtained from the Department at

Room 3-01, Clarence Court,
10-18 Adelaide Street,
Belfast
BT2 8GB

or viewed online at: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr

 

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