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Recovery of motor vehicle

    (1)     An impounded or immobilised motor vehicle must be released to the registered operator or any other person entitled to possession of it—

        (a)     on the expiration of the designated period; and

        (b)     on the payment of the designated costs; and

        (c)     on provision of satisfactory evidence, as prescribed, of that person's identity and his or her entitlement to recover the motor vehicle; and

        (d)     subject to satisfactory compliance with the prescribed particulars (if any).

S. 84Q(2) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.39).

    (2)     If no decision or order to release the motor vehicle has been made under section 84N or  84O, a police officer or an authorised person may—

        (a)     retain possession of an impounded motor vehicle; or

        (b)     continue to immobilise a motor vehicle

in accordance with this Division until the designated costs are paid, even if the period during which the motor vehicle is impounded or immobilised is longer than the designated period.

S. 84QA inserted by No. 76/2010 s. 15.

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