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MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS ACT 1973 - SECT 34A

34A .         Vehicles covered by obligation to repair

        (1)         This Division applies to a second-hand vehicle that —

            (a)         is sold by a dealer to a person who does not by reason of the sale become a trade owner of the vehicle; and

            (b)         is sold (as mentioned in paragraph (a)) at a cash price of or over —

                  (i)         in the case of a motor cycle, $3 500 or such other amount as is prescribed; or

                  (ii)         in the case of any other vehicle, $4 000 or such other amount as is prescribed;

                and

            (c)         on the day of the sale is within the limits specified in subsection (2); and

            (d)         is not excluded from the operation of this Division by an order under section 34G.

        (2)         The limits referred to in subsection (1)(c) are that —

            (a)         in the case of a motor cycle, it —

                  (i)         is not more than 8 years old; and

                  (ii)         has not been driven for more than 80 000 km;

                and

            (b)         in the case of any other vehicle, it —

                  (i)         is not more than 12 years old; and

                  (ii)         has not been driven for more than 180 000 km.

        (3)         This Division does not apply to a vehicle that is sold by a dealer to a person if the person was in possession of the vehicle for a period of 3 months or more immediately preceding the day of sale.

        [Section 34A inserted: No. 4 of 2002 s. 59.]



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