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Vehicle (Crime) Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Vehicle (Crime) Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 32
 
  
THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE EARL ATTLEE
 

     Insert the following new Clause--

Display of registration marks

 
     For section 23(4)(b) of the 1994 Act there shall be substituted--  
 
    (b) the manner in which registration marks are to be displayed and rendered easily distinguishable (whether by day or night) and different provisions may be made for trailers from those provisions made for motor vehicles.""
 
 

     Insert the following new Clause--

    Registration regulations
 
In section 22(1) of the 1994 Act there shall be inserted--

 
 
    (i) make provision for the registration of vehicles which are trailers and for the time being subject to testing under section 49 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
 
 
    (j) make provision for the registration of vehicles which are trailers manufactured after 1st January 1980 and authorised for use under an order made under section 44 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.""
 
 Before Clause 37 
  
THE EARL ATTLEE
 

     Insert the following new Clause--

Component serial numbers

 
     (1) Any person who offers for sale, purchases, receives or transfers a specified component which has a defective serial number without lawful reason or excuse shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level four on the standard scale.  
     (2) In this section a "specified component" means a vehicle component that normally carries a serial number allocated by the manufacturer or other person and is--  
 
    (a) an engine,
 
 
    (b) electronic engine management system,
 
 
    (c) gearbox,
 
 
    (d) drive axle,
 
 
    (e) chassis, or
 
 
    (f) a principle component of a vehicle's entertainment system.
 
 (3) In this section a defective serial number is one which is--  
 
    (a) missing,
 
 
    (b) defaced, or
 
 
    (c) obviously not the correct one for the specified component.
 
 (4) The Secretary of State may by order add classes of components to subsection (2).  
     (5) This section does not apply to covert serial numbers or other covert identifying marks applied by the manufacturer or any other person.  
     (6) The courts when considering whether a person has a "lawful reason or excuse" may take into consideration that person's experience of the repair, recovery, manufacture, design and trade of motor vehicles."  
 Clause 38 
  
THE VISCOUNT TENBY
THE VISCOUNT SIMON
 
    (  ) The Secretary of State shall review the operation of speed cameras funded under this section.  
     (  ) The Secretary of State shall publish a report of the review within 2 years of the day on which this Act comes into force.  
     (  ) The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of the report before each House of Parliament."  
 
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