(1) A vehicle registered under Part 2 of the Act before the commencement of these Regulations continues to be registered until the registration expiry date and the registration has effect as if the person in whose name it is registered were the registered operator of the vehicle.
(2) The person who, by force of subregulation (1), is to be regarded as the registered operator of a vehicle referred to in that subregulation may apply for renewal of the registration in accordance with Part 2.7 of Chapter 2 of these Regulations.
(3) Despite anything to the contrary in these Regulations, the first renewal after the commencement of these Regulations of the registration of a vehicle referred to in subregulation (1)—
(a) commences on the day after the day recorded in the register as the expiry date of its prior registration; and
(b) ends on the day (3, 6 or 12 months, as the case requires) after that expiry date—
if the requirements of regulation 67 are met.