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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 84ZQA

Notice to be given of intention to sell or dispose

    (1)     The Chief Commissioner of Police must give notice of intention to sell or otherwise dispose of a motor vehicle, and any uncollected item or thing left in or on the motor vehicle, under section 84ZQ by—

        (a)     serving notice of the intention on—

              (i)     the driver of the motor vehicle; and

              (ii)     if the driver of the motor vehicle is not the registered operator of the motor vehicle, the registered operator; and

S. 84ZQA
(1)(a)(iia) inserted by No. 70/2016 s. 29.

        (iia)     if the motor vehicle is a miniaturised motor cycle and the Chief Commissioner is able to establish the identity of the owner of the motor vehicle, the owner; and

              (iii)     any person who the Chief Commissioner is aware has an interest in the motor vehicle; and

S. 84ZQA
(1)(a)(iv) amended by Nos 50/2012 s. 19(1), 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 187).

              (iv)     the Secretary.

S. 84ZQA
(1)(b) repealed by No. 50/2012 s. 19(2).

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    (2)     A notice under subsection (1) must state—

        (a)     that the Chief Commissioner of Police intends to sell or otherwise dispose of the motor vehicle, and any uncollected item or thing left in or on the motor vehicle, not less than 14 days after the notice is given; and

        (b)     information that identifies the motor vehicle, including the motor vehicle's registration number (if applicable); and

        (c)     that 14 days after the notice has been given, the motor vehicle and any uncollected item or thing left in or on it will vest absolutely in the Crown, free from all other interests, rights, titles or claims in or to ownership or possession.

S. 84ZQA(3) amended by No. 50/2012 s. 19(3).

    (3)     The Chief Commissioner of Police must not give notice under this section unless all proceedings in relation to the relevant offence that led to the impoundment or immobilisation of the relevant motor vehicle have been finalised and any appeal period has expired.

S. 84ZQAB inserted by No. 50/2012 s. 20.



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