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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 103

Sheriff may return motor vehicle or items of low monetary value

    (1)     Despite section 101, the sheriff may return a vehicle detained, immobilised or seized under this Part to the registered operator, or any other person entitled, at the time of the detention, immobilisation or seizure, to possession of that vehicle, if in the opinion of the sheriff—

S. 103(1)(a) amended by No. 9/2008 s. 26.

        (a)     the costs of sale and the amount outstanding under the infringement warrant or warrants, as the case requires, are greater than the total monetary value of the vehicle; or

        (b)     the vehicle is of negligible monetary value.

    (2)     Despite section 101, the sheriff may return an item on or in any motor vehicle detained, immobilised or seized under this Part to the registered operator, or any other person entitled, at the time of the detention, immobilisation or seizure, to possession of that item, if in the opinion of the sheriff—

S. 103(2)(a) amended by No. 9/2008 s. 26.

        (a)     the costs of sale and the amount outstanding under the infringement warrant or warrants, as the case requires, are greater than the total monetary value of the item; or

        (b)     the item is of negligible monetary value.    

    (3)     The sheriff may exercise a power under this section in his or her absolute discretion and at any time.

S. 104 amended by No. 74/2010 s. 33 (ILA s. 39B(1)).



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