Lords examines Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill

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14 March 2018

The Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill began its committee stage, the first chance for line by line scrutiny, in the Lords on Tuesday 13 March.

The committee stage of this bill is taking place in Grand Committee, a room outside the Lords chamber. Any member can take part and decisions on amendments can be made, but no votes can take place.

Members discussed a range of subjects including EU Community Licence arrangements and journeys between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

A second day of committee stage is scheduled for 22 March.

Lords second reading: Tuesday 27 February

Members discussed a number of subjects covered by the bill including introducing a road haulage permit scheme, trailer registration and the 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic.

Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill

The bill aims to allow for the introduction of administrative systems for haulage permits and a trailer registration scheme, which may be needed post-Brexit.

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