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The Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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1.—(1) or the purposes of Part IV of this Order, a statutory statement of ownership is a statement on an official form signed by the person providing it and stating whether he was the owner of the vehicle at the time of the alleged offence and, if he was not the owner of the vehicle at that time, whether—

(a)he was never the owner, or

(b)he ceased to be the owner before, or became the owner after, that time,

and in a case within paragraph (b), stating, if the information is in his possession, the name and address of the person to whom, and the date on which, he disposed of the vehicle or (as the case may be) the name and address of the person from whom, and the date on which, he acquired it.

(2) An official form for a statutory statement of ownership shall—

(a)indicate that the person providing the statement in response to a notice to owner relating to an offence may give notice requesting a hearing in respect of the offence in the manner specified in the form, and

(b)direct the attention of any person proposing to complete the form to the information provided in accordance with paragraph 3(3) in any official form for a statutory statement of facts.

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