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57 .         Owner etc. of vehicle occasioning bodily harm etc. to help police identify driver etc.

        (1)         Where the use of a motor vehicle has occasioned, or been an immediate or proximate cause of, the death of a person or bodily harm to a person, a responsible person for the vehicle and any person to whom the possession or control of the vehicle was entrusted shall, if required by a police officer, give any information which it is in his power to give which may lead to the identification of the person who was driving or who was in charge or control of the vehicle at the time when the use of the vehicle occasioned or was an immediate or proximate cause of the death or bodily harm.

        (2)         A person who is required under subsection (1) by a police officer to give information must not in response to the request give false information.

        Penalty: applicable to subsections (1) and (2), a fine of 60 PU or imprisonment for 12 months.

        [Section 57 amended: No. 105 of 1981 s. 19; No. 11 of 1988 s. 24; No. 50 of 1997 s. 13; No. 39 of 2000 s. 31; No. 39 of 2007 s. 21; No. 8 of 2012 s. 37.]

[ 58, 58A. Deleted: No. 8 of 2012 s. 12.]

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