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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 247

Representations of number plates

Reg. 247(1) amended by S.R. No. 89/2018 reg. 19(2).

    (1)     A person must not use a vehicle on a highway while displaying a representation of a number plate that is likely to be mistaken for a number plate displayed in accordance with these Regulations.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Reg. 247(2) amended by S.R. No. 89/2018 reg. 19(2).

    (2)     The registered operator of a vehicle must take reasonable steps to ensure that the vehicle is not used on a highway while displaying a representation of a number plate that is likely to be mistaken for a number plate displayed in accordance with these Regulations.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Reg. 247(3) amended by S.R. No. 89/2018 reg. 19(2).

    (3)     The owner of an unregistered vehicle must take reasonable steps to ensure that the vehicle is not used on a highway while displaying a representation of a number plate that is likely to be mistaken for a number plate displayed in accordance with these Regulations.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Reg. 247(4) amended by S.R. No. 89/2018 reg. 19(2).

    (4)     A person other than a person referred to in subregulation (1), (2) or (3), who has control or use of a vehicle must not cause or permit the vehicle to be used on a highway while displaying a representation of a number plate that is likely to be mistaken for a number plate displayed in accordance with these Regulations.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Reg. 247(5) amended by S.R. No. 89/2018 reg. 19(2).

    (5)     A person who has affixed, or who has caused or permitted another person to affix to a vehicle, a number plate that is likely to be mistaken for a number plate displayed in accordance with these Regulations is guilty of an offence if that vehicle is used on a highway by any person.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.



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