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MOTOR VEHICLES (THIRD PARTY INSURANCE) ACT 1942 - SECT 7

Uninsured motor vehicle not to be driven on a public street

7 Uninsured motor vehicle not to be driven on a public street

(1) Any person who uses or causes, permits or suffers any other person to use an uninsured motor vehicle upon a public street shall be guilty of an offence against this Act and shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding 5 penalty units.
(4) It shall be a sufficient defence in any proceedings for a contravention of subsection (1) if the defendant proves to the satisfaction of the court that at the time the vehicle was used upon the public street the defendant had reasonable grounds for believing and did in fact believe that the motor vehicle was an insured motor vehicle.



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