Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003

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21 Motor vehicle trader must keep record of contracts for sale


A motor vehicle trader must keep a record of each contract for the sale of any motor vehicle that the trader enters into as a party, or as an agent, in the course of carrying on the business of motor vehicle trading.


The record—


must include the prescribed information; and


must be kept for a period of not less than 6 years after it has been made; and


must be available for inspection at all reasonable times by—


the Registrar, or any person authorised by the Registrar, who asks to see it in accordance with section 125:


any constable (who may make copies of it as he or she thinks fit); and


may be kept in electronic form so long as it is readily retrievable.

Section 21(2)(c)(ii): amended, on 1 October 2008, pursuant to section 116(a)(ii) of the Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72).