The Consumer Protection (Control of Imports) Regulation 1999 (Extract )


FIFTH SCHEDULE
(Regulation 5(6))
 




Conditions under which the goods should be imported

 

Section 4. Second-hand (used/reconditioned) motor vehicles as follows:-

Motorcars, dual purpose vehicles (including 2x4 and 4x4 double-cab truck but excluding van and double-cab heavy duty lorry) shall –

(i)  be between 18 months and 4 years from the date of first registration, at the date of shipment, except for a vehicle imported by the categories of importers specified at paragraphs 1 to 6 in Part I of the Eighth Schedule.

(ii)  be consigned to the applicant whose name shall appear on the Bill of Lading and the manifest as the consignee;

(iii)  be registered with the National Transport Authority in the name of the importer except where the vehicle is imported by an authorised dealer;

(iv)  be a right-hand drive;

(v)  be in good running condition and not damaged;

(vi)  have its original chassis;

(vii)  be covered by an inspection certificate in the form specified in the Sixth Schedule or containing the particulars and information required in the Sixth Schedule issued not earlier than 2 months before the date of shipment by a branch of Bureau Veritas or Sociétée Générale de Surveillance(S.G.S.) or a competent authority in the exporting country recognised by the Permanent Secretary, or with regard to Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom by the authorities specified in the Seventh Schedule certifying the roadworthiness and usability of the vehicle, except where the vehicle is imported by the categories of importers specified in paragraphs 1 to 6 in Part I of the Eighth Schedule;

(viii) be covered by a document issued by the appropriate authority in the exporting country and/or in the country of origin, acceptable by the Permanent Secretary as an evidence that the vehicle is not a stolen one;

(ix)  have been first registered not later than in the year following the year of their manufacture.

(x)  not be fitted with any bull bar.