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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 02:14)
Division 2.1 Compulsory insurance
2.1 Offence of using uninsured motor vehicle on road
(cf s 8 MACA)
(1) A person who—(a) uses a motor vehicle that is not an insured motor vehicle on a road, oris guilty of an offence.(b) causes or permits another person to use such a motor vehicle on a road,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.
2.2 Exception from compulsory insurance
(cf s 9 MACA)
This Division does not apply to a motor vehicle that is used on a road if—(a) the motor vehicle may lawfully be used on the road although not registered, or(b) the motor vehicle is a trailer, or(c) the motor vehicle is a vehicle of a kind, and is used in the circumstances (if any), prescribed by the regulations.