(1) Any person who:(a) without having the consent of the owner or person in lawful possession of a conveyance, takes and drives it, or takes it for the purpose of driving it, or secreting it, or obtaining a reward for its restoration or pretended restoration, or for any other fraudulent purpose, or(b) knowing that any conveyance has been taken without such consent, drives it or allows himself to be carried in or on it,shall be deemed to be guilty of larceny and liable to be indicted for that offence.(2) For the purposes of this section conveyance means any cart, wagon, cab, carriage, motor car, caravan, trailer, motor lorry, tractor, earth moving equipment, omnibus, motor or other bicycle, or any ship, or vessel, whether decked or undecked, used or intended for navigation, and drive shall be construed accordingly.
(1) Any person who steals a motor car is liable to penal servitude for 10 years.(2) In this section:
motor car means any motor vehicle (as defined in the Motor Traffic Act 1909) but does not include a caravan, trailer or motor vehicle constructed principally for use in agricultural production.