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Larne Harbour Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Removal of vehicles from port

20.—(1) If a vehicle is left without the permission of the Company—

(a)in a parking place provided by the Company for a longer period than 24 hours; or

(b)in any part of the port where the parking of vehicles is prohibited by notice erected by the Company; or

(c)in any place within the port where it is likely to obstruct or interfere with the use of the port,

the Company may cause it to be removed to a place of safe custody.

(2) Any such notice as is referred to in paragraph (1) shall be conspicuously posted in or in proximity to the place to which it relates.

(3) Where the Company in exercise of the powers of this Article causes a vehicle to be removed, the expenses of and incidental to its removal and safe custody shall be recoverable by the Company from the person responsible.

(4) If the Company in exercise of the powers of this Article causes a vehicle to be removed, it shall, if and as soon as it is reasonably practicable to do so, send to the person for the time being registered as the keeper of the vehicle for the purposes of the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1973(1), at his last known address, his registered address or the address where the vehicle is ordinarily kept, notice that the Company has exercised the powers of this Article and of the place to which the vehicle has been removed.

(5) A notice stating the general effect of paragraph (1) shall be displayed in a prominent position at each entrance to any parking place provided by the Company and at each place where a road accessible to vehicles enters any part of the port, and shall be endorsed on any tickets issued to persons leaving vehicles in such parking place or elsewhere at the port.

(6) In paragraph (3) “person responsible”, in relation to a vehicle, means—

(a)the owner of the vehicle at any time when it was left in the place from which it was so removed, unless he shows that he was not concerned in and did not know of its being put there; or

(b)any person by whom it was put in the place aforesaid.

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