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Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001

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19Applications for registration

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(1)An application for registration—

(a)shall be made to the Secretary of State in accordance with such requirements as may be prescribed; and

(b)shall be accompanied by a fee of such amount (if any) as may be prescribed.

(2)The level of fees so prescribed may be set with a view to recovering the reasonable costs incurred by the Secretary of State in connection with the administration of this Part.

(3)A person who, in making an application for registration—

(a)makes a statement which he knows to be false in a material particular; or

(b)recklessly makes a statement which is false in a material particular;

  • shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(4)Where an order under section 20(1)(b) has effect in relation to a person who has been convicted of an offence under subsection (3), no application for registration shall be made by that person under subsection (1) in contravention of the order.

(5)No application for registration shall be made under subsection (1) by a person while his registration is suspended by an order of a court under section 20(2).

(6)A person who makes an application in contravention of subsection (4) or (5) shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

(7)The Secretary of State shall, on receiving an application under subsection (1), register the applicant.

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