Lords amendment: No. 65, in page 31, line 15, at end insert—
as it applies to a public service vehicle".
No. 66, in page 31, line 16, at end insert—
motor vehicle as it applies to a public service".
§ No. 67, in line 17, leave out from "the" to the end of line 22 and insert "omission of subsection (4)".
§ Mr. Ancram
The substantive effect of these amendments is to make the penalty for driving a passenger vehicle with more than eight passenger seats, which has had a prohibition placed on it, identical irrespective of whether or not it is a public service vehicle. The penalty level is level 5, and it will be for the courts to fix penalties in the light of all the circumstances of an offence.
§ Question put and agreed to.
§ Lords amendments Nos. 66 and 67 agreed to.