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Ministry of Works & Transport

2019 Carnival Permits

2019 Carnival Permits Printable Version


REQUIREMENTS FOR GOODS VEHICLES TO CARRY PERSONS AND PLAY MUSIC 

TO OBTAIN A

 CARNIVAL PERMIT


1) Written application letter by registered owner of vehicle. The following information should be included:-
• Name/s of driver/s
• Number of persons that will be carried
• Areas of use (route/s)
• Duration
• Name of band music will be played for

2. Completed form (permit for goods vehicles to carry persons other than loaders or vendors)

3. Copies of the driver’s permit/s of driver/s

4. Letter from Bandleader

5. Insurance for vehicle and for extra persons to carry

6. Inspection certificate

7. Recent certified copy (not more than three months old)

8. Fee: Ninety dollars ($90.00 for permit to carry persons)


This permit is void if the following conditions are breached:-

1) The musical equipment to be used on the vehicle must not project beyond the original dimensions of the vehicle at the front, rear and sides.

2) The equipment and/or protective barriers mounted on the unit must not exceed an overall height of five (5) metres from the ground.

3) All equipment must be securely fastened to the vehicle and where necessary guard rails must be installed to prevent an accidental displacement.

4) Persons are not permitted to mount or disembark from the vehicle whilst it is in motion.

5) The installation of unauthorised lights is prohibited.

6) Persons are prohibited in areas of the vehicle that are NOT designated for passenger use.

7) The number of people on the vehicle must NOT exceed the permissible amount on the approval.

8) The vehicle must NOT travel at a greater speed than 10kmph when passengers are on board.
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