Vehicle Clamping Act 2015


Fishery harbour centres

35. Section 4 of the Fishery Harbour Centres Act 1968 is amended—

(a) in subsection (2), by inserting after paragraph (a) the following:

“(aa) make bye-laws for matters relating to the use and parking of vehicles at the centre, including—

(i) the regulation of traffic generally, including parking restrictions, direction of traffic and the maximum speed of traffic at the centre, and

(ii) the making of provision for—

(I) the fixing of an immobilisation device to a vehicle which has been parked contrary to such bye-laws or parked without payment of the charge imposed for its parking in any place at the centre,

(II) the removal of such an immobilisation device,

(III) the removal, detention, storage and release of a vehicle so parked, and

(IV) the disposal of a vehicle detained,”,

(b) in subsection (2), by inserting after paragraph (b) the following:

“(ba) make bye-laws fixing the charges for parking a vehicle at the centre, for the removal of an immobilisation device fixed to a vehicle and for the removal, detention, storage, release and disposal of a vehicle, under this section,”,

(c) in subsection (6), by substituting for paragraph (a) (inserted by section 54 of the Maritime Safety Act 2005) the following:

“(6) (a) A person who contravenes or fails to comply with a bye-law (other than a bye-law made under subsection (2)(ba)) or an order made under this section commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class C fine.”,


(d) by inserting after subsection (9) the following:

“(10) In this section ‘immobilisation device’ means a device or appliance designed or adapted for fixing to a vehicle for the purpose of preventing it from being driven or otherwise put in motion.”.