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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 81

Discretionary refusal to record transfer

Reg. 81(1) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59).

    (1)     The Secretary may refuse to record the transfer of registration of a vehicle if the Secretary is satisfied of any of the following—

        (a)     the vehicle is the subject of a vehicle defect notice that—

              (i)     prohibits use of the vehicle or imposes conditions on its use; and

              (ii)     has not been complied with and the date for compliance stated in the notice has expired;

Reg. 81(1)(b) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59(a)).

        (b)     it appears to the Secretary that the vehicle is not fitted with an identification plate;

Reg. 81(1)(c) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59(a)).

        (c)     it appears to the Secretary that a vehicle identifier has been altered, defaced, removed, substituted or tampered with, without lawful authorisation;

        (d)     the vehicle is registered on condition that its registration not be transferred;

        (e)     the transferee is not adequately identified in the application for transfer;

        (f)     the requirements of the Act and these Regulations relating to the transfer of the registration have not been complied with;

Reg. 81(1)(g) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59(a)).

        (g)     the Secretary reasonably believes the ownership, possession, control or description of the vehicle as recorded on the register is uncertain;

Reg. 81(1)(h) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59(a)).

        (h)     the Secretary would refuse an application to register the vehicle under regulation 29(1) or (2).

Reg. 81(2) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59(a)).

    (2)     The Secretary may record the transfer of the registration of a vehicle despite the failure of one of the parties to the transfer to meet a requirement of these Regulations relating to the transfer of the registration if—

        (a)     the proposed new registered operator has possession of the vehicle; and

Reg. 81(2)(b) amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 59(a)).

        (b)     the Secretary considers it appropriate to register the transfer in the circumstances.

Reg. 82 amended by S.R. No. 172/2019 reg. 9(Sch. 5 item 60).



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