(1) A person commits an offence if the person
(a) knowingly and without lawful authority, by any means gains access
to or attempts to gain access to any computerized motor vehicle
registration system; or
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person and the actual owner are each liable;
(b) a child who is under the apparent age of five years and who does not
occupy a seat shall not count as a person;
(c) any two children each of whom is over the apparent age of five
years and under the apparen
which any prohibition or restriction is in force other than in conformity with any
conditions or for such purpose as may have been specified shall be guilty of an
offence and liable to a fine not exceeding fifty thousand shillings and for a second
road means any public road within the meaning of the Public Roads and
Roads of Access Act (Cap. 399), and includes any other road or way, wharf,
car park, footpath or bridle-path on which vehicles are capable of travelling and
to which the public has acce
a fine of not more than ten thousand shillings and not more than twenty thousand
[Act No. 1 of 1986, s. 26, Act No. 11 of 1993, Sch., Act No. 38 of 2012, s. 40.]
PART XII GENERAL
105. Inspection of vehicles
(1) It shall be lawful for any police
(b) the police shall record in respect of that person
(i) details of the offence committed;
(ii) the date on which the maximum penalty was paid;
(iii) the number of demerit points specified in the schedule In relation to
that offence; and
(iv) as of that
in respect of a public service vehicle within one year of conviction for a previous
offence against subsection (2) in respect of the same vehicle, the court shall
exercise the power conferred by section 99(2) by ordering the suspension of the
(j) the regulation of the carriage of luggage and goods on public service
(k) the rules of the road, and the signals to be given and obeyed by the
drivers of vehicles;
(ka) all such matters as the Minister may deem necessary for th
place of safety until either
(a) such expenses have been paid to the person to whom they are due; or
(b) such person certifies in writing that he is willing to allow the vehicle to
be removed before he receives such expenses due to him.
exceeding three months.
(b) In this subsection, authorized person means the owner or person
in charge of the vehicle or any person authorized by the owner to
remove the notification.
(10) Any owner or person in charge of a vehicle who finds affixed theret
(1) Any licence issued under this Part may be cancelled at any time by the
Authority if he is satisfied that, by reason of the conduct of the holder of such
licence or the condition of any vehicle in respect of which the licence is issued,
description of vehicle from all or any of such provisions.
[Act No. 8 of 1968, Sch., L.N. 242/1964.]
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[Deleted by Act No. 14 of 1962, s. 8.]
[Act No. 24 of 1960, s. 10, Act No. 14 of 1962.]
by notice in the gazette.
(5) A person shall not ride a motorcycle unless that person has a valid driving
licence issued in accordance with the provisions of the Act.
(5A) The registered owner of a motorcycle shall ensure that any person who
rides the mot
certificate by a police officer not below the rank of Assistant Superintendent to the
effect that he is a fit and proper person to hold such a licence.
(4) A licence to drive, or a licence to act as the conductor of, a public service
vehicle shall be vali
98. Drivers and conductors to be licensed.
99. Power to cancel or suspend licence.
100. Passengers and loads.
101. Non-payment of fare.
102. Regulation of public service vehicles.
103A. Uniforms and special badge.
103B. Helmets and reflector
vehicle includes a motor vehicle, a trailer and any other conveyance used
on a road;
vehicle licence certificate means a certificate issued under section 20A
of this Act.
[Act No. 52 of 1959, s. 2, Act No. 13 of 1972, Sch., Act No. 10 of
1984, s. 2, Act N
heavy commercial vehicle means a commercial vehicle whose tare
weight exceeds six thousand seven hundred and twenty pounds;
highway authority means the Minister for the time being responsible for
Public Roads or any other Authority or body to whom the Min
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109. Certified extract from records to be admissible in evidences
In any proceedings under this Act, an extract from the records of registered
vehicles, certified under the hand of a licensing officer, may be receive
the Authority with any further information which he may require.
(8) If the licensing officer has reason to believe that a motor vehicle or trailer
in respect of which registration has been applied for is or may be of a type not
previously registered unde
Act No. 8 of 2008, s. 44, Act No. 8 of 2009, s. 38, Act No. 10 of
2010, s. 38, Act No. 33 of 2012, s. 62, Act No. 38 of 2012, s. 2.]
6A. Relocation of motor vehicles
(1) Where the owner of a motor vehicle intends to move the motor vehicle
permanently to a
117B. Officer Commanding Police Division to be in charge of Traffic matters
In each police division, the Officer Commanding Police Division shall be
responsible for traffic matters within the division and all police officers shall be
responsible for traff
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the Registrar may, by notice in the
(a) the procedures which may be carried out by use of information
(b) the persons authorized to carry out such formalities using information
(1) A driver of a public service vehicle or a commercial vehicle shall, after every
three years from the date of issue of a driving license pursuant to section 30, or
renewal of such license, whichever is the case, undergo a physical fitness test,
the charge is to be heard before the time fixed for such hearing.
[Act No. 1 of 1986, s. 30.]
117. Minor traffic offences
(1) The Minister may prescribe
(a) a schedule of minor traffic offences (in this section referred to as "the
scheduled minor offences
be, that he was not in charge of the vehicle at the relevant time and he satisfies
the court that he has given all information at his disposal to the police or the court
to enable the person who was in charge at the relevant time to be summoned.
(7) A cop
the carriage of goods or burdens of any description in connection with any trade,
business or agriculture, but does not include any type or class of motor vehicle
which the Authority may, by notice in the Gazette, declare not to be commercial
driving or riding in any class or type of vehicle (and different rules may
be prescribed for different classes or types of vehicles);
(ec) the standards for, construction of or approval of seat belts prescribed
under paragraph (eb);
(f) the carrying on an
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
PART I PRELIMINARY
1. Short title.
3. Appointment of officers.
4. Classification of vehicles.
PART II REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
5. Records of vehicles.
(b) damages or impairs any computerized motor vehicle registration
(c) damages or impairs any duplicate tape or disc or other medium
on which any information obtained from a computerized motor
vehicle registration system is held or stored, othe