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Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Removal of vehicles seized

20.—(1) A vehicle or its contents seized under Article 43 of the 1997 Order on behalf of the Department may be removed under paragraph (5) of that Article in the manner set out in paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) The vehicle may be driven, towed or removed by such other means as are reasonable in the circumstances and any necessary steps may be taken in relation to the vehicle in order to facilitate its removal.

(3) Any contents of the vehicle may be removed separately in cases where—

(a)it is reasonable to do so to facilitate removal of the vehicle;

(b)there is good reason for storing them at a different place from the vehicle; or

(c)their condition requires them to be disposed of without delay.

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