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The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) Regulations 1989

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3.  After section 97A of the Transport Act 1968(1) (provisions supplementary to section 97) there shall be inserted the following section:–

Forgery, etc of seals on recording equipment

97AA(1) A person who, with intent to deceive, forges, alters or uses any seal on recording equipment installed in, or designed for installation in, a vehicle to which section 97 of this Act applies, shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) above shall be liable–

(a)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or

(b)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum.

(3) In the application of this section to England and Wales a person “forges” a seal if he makes a false seal in order that it may be used as genuine..


Section 97A of the Transport Act 1968 was inserted by S.I. 1979/1746.

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