Section 147 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) is ‘Motor Vehicles or Trailers not to be Used without Owner Consent’ and is extracted below.
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Section 147 of the Road Transport Act 2013 is Motor Vehicles or Trailers not to be Used without Owner Consent and reads as follows:
Motor vehicles or trailers not to be used without owner consent
(cf Gen Act, s 249)
(1) A person must not use any motor vehicle or trailer without first obtaining the consent of the owner.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) This section does not apply to a police officer in the execution of the officer’s duty under the road transport legislation.
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