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ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1974 - SECT 96

96 .         Application of Division

        (1)         This Division applies in relation to —

            (a)         the towing of a parked motor vehicle if the towing is at the request of, or otherwise permitted by, a controller of the premises at which the vehicle is parked; and

            (b)         anything done in preparation for towing of the kind referred to in paragraph (a); and

            (c)         the storage and release of a motor vehicle towed or to be towed as referred to in paragraph (a); and

            (d)         charges for or in relation to anything referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c).

        (2)         This Division does not apply in relation to —

            (a)         the towing of a motor vehicle —

                  (i)         away from the site of an accident or breakdown on a road; or

                  (ii)         by, or with the consent of, a relevant person for the vehicle; or

                  (iii)         in the exercise of authorised enforcement action; or

                  (iv)         in the exercise of a security power; or

                  (v)         under and in accordance with a written law; or

                  (vi)         in circumstances prescribed by the regulations;

                or

            (b)         anything done in preparation for towing of the kind referred to in paragraph (a); or

            (c)         the storage and release of a motor vehicle towed or to be towed as referred to in paragraph (a); or

            (d)         charges for or in relation to anything referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c).

        (3)         Subsection (1) is subject to subsection (2).

        [Section 96 inserted: No. 38 of 2020 s. 5.]

        [Heading inserted: No. 38 of 2020 s. 5.]



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