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Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001

Sections 7 and 8: Keeping of Records etc.

26.Any registered motor salvage operator must maintain records to be specified in regulations. Such records will need to be kept for three years.  Further, registered motor salvage operators will be obliged to notify the destruction of any vehicles to such persons as are specified (the main intended recipient of the notification being the DVLA).

27.A person who does not maintain the appropriate records, or notify as required, will be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine.

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