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(1)A person is guilty of the offence of vehicle interference if he interferes with a motor vehicle or trailer or with anything carried in or on a motor vehicle or trailer with the intention that an offence specified in subsection (2) below shall be committed by himself or some other person.
(2)The offences mentioned in subsection (1) above are—
(a)theft of the motor vehicle or trailer or part of it;
(b)theft of anything carried in or on the motor vehicle or trailer; and
(c)an offence under section 12(1) of the M1Theft Act 1968 (taking and driving away without consent);
and, if it is shown that a person accused of an offence under this section intended that one of those offences should be committed, it is immaterial that it cannot be shown which it was.
(3)A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding [F1level 4 on the standard scale] or to both.
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(5)In this section “motor vehicle” and “trailer” have the meanings assigned to them by [F3section 185(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988].
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