Jersey Law 11/1995

 

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) (JERSEY) LAW 1995

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A LAW           to amend the Motor Vehicle Registration (Jersey) Law 1993, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the

 

8th day of FEBRUARY 1995

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(Registered on the 21st day of April 1995)

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STATES OF JERSEY

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The 6th day of September 1994

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THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

ARTICLE 1

In Article 1 of the Motor Vehicle Registration (Jersey) Law 19931 (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Law”), in paragraph (1), there shall be inserted after the definition of “the Inspector” the following definition –

“ ‘insurance write off’ means a determination by an insurer that the cost of repairing damage to a motor vehicle caused by a peril insured against would exceed the value of the vehicle when repaired;”.

ARTICLE 2

In Article 5 of the principal Law –

(a)     after paragraph (2), there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“(2A)      Where a registered motor vehicle is the subject of an insurance write off the insurer shall, within the prescribed period and in the prescribed manner, notify the Inspector of that fact.”;

(b)     in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph (3), for the words “or (2)” there shall be substituted the words “, (2) or (2A)”;

(c)     in paragraph (4), after sub-paragraph (c), there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph –

“(d)   an insurance write off of a registered motor vehicle, and he has not at that time received notification of the breaking up or destruction of the vehicle, he shall issue to the owner a registration document in respect of the vehicle recording the insurance write off.”.

ARTICLE 3

In Article 7 of the principal Law, after clause (iv) of sub-paragraph (f), there shall be inserted the following clause –

“(v)   an insurance write off of a registered motor vehicle;”.

ARTICLE 4

In Article 11 of the principal Law, in sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (1) and in paragraph (2), after the word “destruction” there shall be inserted the words “, insurance write off”.

ARTICLE 5

This Law may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Registration (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 1995 and shall come into force on such day as the States may by Act appoint.

 

C.M. NEWCOMBE

 

Deputy Greffier of the States.



1        Volume 1992–1993, page 409.


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