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Contents (1999 - 41)
Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 No 41
Current version for 1 December 2017 to date (accessed 20 June 2018 at 08:22)
Chapter 2 Part 2.1 Section 8
8   Offence of using uninsured motor vehicle on road
(cf s 8 (1) and (2) MAA)
(1)  A person who:
(a)  uses a motor vehicle that is not an insured motor vehicle on a road, or
(b)  causes or permits another person to use such a motor vehicle on a road,
is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2)  It is a defence to proceedings for an offence against this section if the defendant establishes that at the time the motor vehicle was used on the road the defendant had reasonable grounds for believing and did in fact believe that the motor vehicle was an insured motor vehicle.