Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986

  • repealed
  • Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986: repealed, on 1 May 2011, by section 33 of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17)
21 Special provisions in relation to change of ownership of motor vehicle
  • (1) For the purposes of section 20 of this Act, the following provisions shall apply:

    • (a) where a motor vehicle which is subject to a hire purchase agreement is repossessed under the terms of that agreement, the vehicle shall by its repossession be deemed to have been sold or otherwise disposed of by the vendor under that agreement:

    • (b) where a motor vehicle is sold or otherwise disposed of in enforcing any lien or charge or pursuant to any distress warrant or writ of execution, the vehicle shall by that sale or other disposition be deemed to have been sold or otherwise disposed of by the holder of the lien or charge or by the bailiff or sheriff, as the case may be:

    • (c) where any change in the ownership of the motor vehicle takes place by operation of law, the vehicle shall by that change of ownership be deemed to have been sold or otherwise disposed of by the person so acquiring the ownership of that vehicle:

    • (d) where a motor vehicle is sold under the provisions of section 356 of the Local Government Act 1974, the vehicle shall be deemed to have been sold by the local authority or, as the case may be, by the National Roads Board.

    (2) In any case to which paragraph (b) or paragraph (c) or paragraph (d) of subsection (1) of this section applies, the notice given pursuant to section 20 of this Act shall be accompanied by a statutory declaration by the person giving the notice setting out in a form provided or approved by the Registrar the circumstances of the change of ownership.