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LITTER ACT 2007 - SECT 30

30. Exceptions to liability of registered operators and owners

(1) Where an offence against this Act relating to the use of a motor vehicle has been committed, section 24 does not apply if, at the relevant time –

(a) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  

(b) the motor vehicle was being used, lawfully, to carry passengers for consideration; and

(c) the offence was committed by one or more of the passengers.

(2) Where an offence against this Act relating to the use of a vessel has been committed, section 24A does not apply if, at the relevant time –

(a) the vessel was being used, lawfully, to carry passengers for consideration; and

(b) the offence was committed by one or more of the passengers.

(3) In this section –
consideration includes –

(a) a fare; and

(b) promotional purposes and commercial goodwill; and

(c) a charter party;

passengers, being carried by a motor vehicle or vessel, includes, as the case requires, passengers boarding or alighting or embarking or disembarking.



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