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POLICE OFFENCES ACT 1935 - SECT 47

Division III - Motor-vehicle races and reliability trials 47. Interpretation

In this Division –

crash has the same meaning as in the Road Rules 2009;
motor-vehicle race includes–

(a) any race or competition in which two or more motor-vehicles compete or take part, whether or not at one and the same time, and in the result of which the actual speed of such motor-vehicles is a determining factor;

(b) any test to which a motor-vehicle is subjected for the purpose of ascertaining, either alone or in conjunction with other matters, its actual speed capabilities; and

(c) the use of any motor-vehicle in any practice at the place where, or over any part of the course on which, any such race, competition, or test is to take place –

but does not include the use of a motor-vehicle, on a public street, for reconnaissance or familiarisation purposes at the place where, or over any part of the course on which, any such race, competition or test is to take place with a view to the participation in that race, competition or test of a motor-vehicle or person.



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