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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 23:49)
651B Immobilisation of vehicles
(1) A person must not immobilise a vehicle owned by any other person by means of wheel clamps, or by means of any other device prescribed by the regulations, except with the consent of that other person.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(2) This section does not affect any right to immobilise a vehicle that a person may have—(a) as the driver or person in charge of the vehicle, or(b) under the terms of a court order, or(c) under the terms of a credit contract (within the meaning of the National Credit Code as set out in Schedule 1 to the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 of the Commonwealth) in force with respect to the vehicle, or(d) under Part 7.6 of the “Road Transport Act 2013.(3) For the purposes of this section, an owner or occupier of premises is not in charge of a vehicle merely because the vehicle has been left on those premises.