Road Traffic Act 1961

Obligation to deliver up certificate.

70

70. (1) Where the period of cover under an approved policy of insurance is terminated or suspended by any means before its expiration by effluxion of time, the insured shall, within seven days after the termination or suspension, deliver to the vehicle insurer by whom the policy was issued the latest certificate of insurance in respect of the policy.

(2) Where the period of cover under an approved guarantee is terminated or suspended by any means before its expiration by effluxion of time, the principal debtor shall, within seven days after the termination or suspension, deliver to the vehicle insurer or the vehicle guarantor by whom the guarantee was issued the latest certificate of guarantee in respect of the guarantee.

(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) or subsection (2) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.