Identifying Marks on Vehicles

Part of Orders of the Day — Vehicles (Crime) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:55 pm on 30th January 2001.

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It shall be an offence for any person

  1. (a) to be in possession of a motor vehicle or motorcycle which does not show a valid identifying mark, or
  2. (b) to deface, remove or otherwise alter or attempt to alter a valid vehicle identifying mark;
and for the purposes of this Act a valid identifying mark shall be those numbers, letters or combination thereof marked on or affixed to the vehicle by the original manufacturer for the purpose of identification and so registered in the registration documents issued by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency or such other agency as shall be responsible for such registration.'. —[Mr. Chidgey.]