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The Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (General Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2008

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Power to immobilise vehicles

7.—(1) Subject to regulation 8, (limitations on the power to immobilise vehicles) where a civil enforcement officer has reason to believe that a vehicle has been permitted to remain at rest in any place in a civil enforcement area in circumstances in which a penalty charge has become payable, he or she or a person acting under his or her direction may fix an immobilisation device to the vehicle while it remains in the place where it was found.

(2) On any occasion when an immobilisation device is fixed to a vehicle in accordance with this regulation, the person fixing the device must also fix to the vehicle a notice—

(a)indicating that such a device has been fixed to the vehicle and warning that no attempt should be made to drive it or otherwise put it in motion until it has been released from that device;

(b)specifying the steps to be taken in order to secure its release; and

(c)warning that unlawful removal of an immobilisation device is an offence.

(3) A notice fixed to a vehicle in accordance with this section must not be removed or interfered with except by or under the authority of—

(a)the owner, or person in charge of the vehicle; or

(b)the enforcement authority.

(4) A person contravening paragraph (3) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.

(5) Any person who, without being authorised to do so in accordance with these Regulations, removes or attempts to remove an immobilisation device fixed to a vehicle in accordance with this regulation is guilty of an offence and will be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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