What is a section 165 Road Traffic Act?
(a)a constable in uniform requires, under section 165, a person to produce evidence that a motor vehicle is not or was not being driven in contravention of section 143, (b)the person fails to produce such evidence, and. (c)the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that the vehicle is or was being so driven.
What is 164 of the Road Traffic Act?
164 Power of constables to require production of driving licence and in certain cases statement of date of birth.
What is 163 of the Road Traffic Act?
163 Power of police to stop vehicles. (1)A person driving a [F1mechanically propelled vehicle] on a road must stop the vehicle on being required to do so by a constable in uniform [F2or a traffic officer].
What is Section 22 of the Road Traffic Act?
Section 22 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 makes it an offence for the person in charge to leave a vehicle or trailer on a road in such a position or condition as to cause a danger to other road users.
What is Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act?
Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 is the legal requirement of a registered vehicle keeper to provide details to the police regarding an alleged traffic offence. The notice requires the vehicle keeper to provide the police with the details of the driver during the incident.
What is Section 162 road traffic?
Rule 162. there is a suitable gap in front of the road user you plan to overtake.
What is Section 170 road traffic?
Road Traffic Act 1988, section 170 If you are a driver involved in a road traffic accident which causes injury to another person or damage to another vehicle, property or animal, then you must stop at the scene of that accident to provide your details.
What is a Section 23 search?
Searches for controlled drugs are covered by section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Stop and Account. A ‘stop’ occurs when a police officer or a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) stops you and asks questions. This is known as a ‘stop and account’, and is not a stop and search.
What is a Section 19?
Section 19 Standard permits A standard permit allows organisations to operate a vehicle with up to 16 passenger seats for ‘hire or reward’. In recent years there have been some questions about using section 19 permits on smaller vehicles with less than 9 passenger seats.
What is the punishment for Section 172?
What is the Section 172 notice penalty? If you fail to complete a notice of Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act, either correctly or on time, you could face: Up to six endorsement points on your license.
What is the penalty for Section 172?
A person who fails to comply with a requirement under s172 above will be guilty of an offence. This offence is punishable by 6 penalty points and a large fine of 150% of the person’s weekly income. The punishment for this offence is more often than not more serious that the punishment for the triggering offence.
What is Section 88 of the road traffic Act?
Section 88 of The Road Traffic Act 1988 may allow you to continue driving even though you do not hold a current driving licence. In practice, this will be when you have applied to the DVLA to renew your licence, but the licence expires (runs out) while we are processing the application.
What is Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988?
What is a Section 32 search?
32 Search upon arrest. (1)A constable may search an arrested person, in any case where the person to be searched has been arrested at a place other than a police station, if the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that the arrested person may present a danger to himself or others.
What’s a section 60?
Section 60 is a power that allows police officers to stop and search. Where a Section 60 is in place, it means we can search anyone in a certain area, for example, when there is evidence that serious violence has taken place or may take place.
Why do you need a Section 19 permit?
Section 19 Permits A permit allows the holder to operate transport services for hire or reward without the need for a full public service vehicle (PSV) operator’s licence, provided the services are neither carried out with a view to profit nor incidentally to an activity that is itself carried on with a view to profit.
What is Section 19 emergency driving?
The introduction of Section 19 of the Road Safety Act (2006) will replace section 87 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act (1984). This legislation covers exemptions from speed limits for emergency service vehicles and affects those working in the police, fire and ambulance services as well as authorised agencies.
What is Section 19 of the Road Safety Act 2006?
The introduction of section 19 to the Road Traffic Regulations Act 2006 is being designed to ensure that any driver working on behalf of the statutory Emergency services is adequately trained to use the exemption and exceed the speed limit.
When was the Road Traffic Act passed in Mauritius?
Revised Laws of Mauritius Revised Laws of Mauritius R27 – 1 [Issue 9] ROAD TRAFFIC ACT Act 22 of 1962 – 1 January 1963 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION
What are the offences under section 143A of Road Traffic Act?
Damaging traffic signs 140. Duty of driver in case of accident 141. Testing of vehicle in case of accident 142. Power to stop vehicles 143. Powers of inspection 143A. Liability of occupants for offences 144. Using vehicle without light 145. — 146. Unauthorised sale of vehicles 147. Employing drivers and attendants 148.
What is a chassis in Mauritius?
(7) (a) Every vehicle to be registered in Mauritius shall be fitted with a chassis which is suitably designed and intended for the carriage of – (i) passengers, in the case of a bus; or (ii) goods, in the case of a goods vehicle.