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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 84J

Powers of persons authorised by Victoria Police

A person authorised by a police officer to do so may—

        (a)     enter a motor vehicle;

        (b)     remove, dismantle or neutralise any locking device or other relevant feature of a motor vehicle;

        (c)     drive or move a motor vehicle to a holding yard by any reasonable means, including by the use of a tow truck;

S. 84J(d) amended by No. 76/2010 s. 11.

        (d)     cause a motor vehicle to be immobilised (whether by wheel clamps, a steering wheel lock or any other means);

        (e)     store a motor vehicle in a holding yard;

S. 84J(f) substituted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2), amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.35).

        (f)     assist a police officer to seize or impound a motor vehicle under this Division;

S. 84J(g) inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2), amended by Nos 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.35) [13] , 5/2016 s. 31.

        (g)     release an impounded or immobilised motor vehicle at a time directed by a police officer;


S. 84J(h) inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2).

        (h)     take possession of a motor vehicle surrendered in accordance with a notice under section 84H or an order under section 84S or 84T;

S. 84J(i) inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2), amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.35).

              (i)     drive or move a motor vehicle referred to in paragraph (h) as directed by a police officer;

S. 84J(j) inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2).

        (j)     for the purposes of section 84PB or 84ZC, exercise the same powers to search for and seize a motor vehicle and other powers as are specified in sections 84G(1), (3)(b) and (3)(d) and 84I;

S. 84J(k) inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2).

        (k)     relocate a vehicle seized under section 84PB;

S. 84J(l) inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 9(2), amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.35).

        (l)     take possession of the keys to a motor vehicle as directed by a police officer under section 84G(3)(c).

S. 84K (Heading) substituted by No. 70/2016 s. 26(1).

S. 84K inserted by No. 93/2005 s. 4.



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