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(1)This section applies to the owner of any vehicle to which a London PHV licence relates.
(2)The owner shall present the vehicle for inspection and testing by or on behalf of the [F1licensing authority] within such period and at such place as [F2the authority] may by notice reasonably require.
The vehicle shall not be required to be presented under this subsection on more than three separate occasions during any one period of 12 months.
(3)The owner shall (without prejudice to section 170 of the M1Road Traffic Act 1988) report any accident to the vehicle materially affecting—
(a)the safety, performance or appearance of the vehicle, or
(b)the comfort or convenience of persons carried in the vehicle,
to the [F1licensing authority] as soon as reasonably practical and in any case within 72 hours of the accident occurring.
(4)If the ownership of the vehicle changes, the person who was previously the owner shall within 14 days of the change give notice to the [F1licensing authority] of that fact and the name and address of the new owner.
(5)A person who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes any provision of this section is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.
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