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Detention or immobilisation of motor vehicles

S. 96(1) amended by Nos 9/2008 s. 24(1), 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 87.4).

    (1)     If a police officer intercepts a motor vehicle of a registered operator against whom one or more infringement warrants have been issued or the sheriff or a police officer finds parked or left standing such a motor vehicle, the sheriff or police officer may—

        (a)     detain or immobilise, whether by wheel clamps or any other means, that motor vehicle, whether attended or not; and

        (b)     if necessary, remove that motor vehicle to a convenient place, including if appropriate a place of impoundment.

    (2)     This section applies despite Part 6 and anything to the contrary in an infringement warrant.

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