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Road Traffic Act 1974

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11Extension of prohibition on dealing in unroadworthy vehicles

(1)Section 60 of the 1972 Act (vehicles not to be sold, supplied, or offered for sale or supply, in such condition that their use would be unlawful by virtue of provisions of construction and use regulations with respect to certain matters) shall be amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (4) below.

(2)In subsection (1) of that section, after the words " to offer to sell or supply" there shall be inserted the words

or to expose for sale

and after the words " equipment of vehicles " there shall be inserted the words

or as respects the maintenance of vehicles, their parts and accessories in such a condition that no danger is or is likely to be caused.

(3)In subsection (3) of that section, after the word " offered ", in both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

exposed for sale

and for the word " offers " there shall be substituted the words

or offers it, exposes it for sale.

(4)In subsection (4) of that section:—

(a)after the word " offer", in the first place where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

exposure for sale;

(b)in paragraph (a), after the word " offered " there shall be inserted the words

exposed for sale; and

(c)in paragraph (c), for the words " or offer " there shall be substituted the words

offer or exposure for sale.

(5)In consequence of the amendments of section 60 of the 1972 Act contained in subsections (2) to (4) above, in section 61(1) of that Act (testing condition of used vehicles at sale rooms, etc.) for the words " or offered or" there shall be substituted the words

offered for sale or supply, exposed for sale or otherwise.

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