Statutory guidance

Traffic commissioners: impounding, January 2016

Sets out the process by which impounding appeals will be considered.

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The Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain issues guidance and directions under section 4C(1) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (as amended).

This guidance explains how the Senior Traffic Commissioner believes that traffic commissioners should interpret the law in relation to the return of seized vehicles under impounding legislation.

The directions are addressed to the traffic commissioners in respect of the approach to be taken by staff acting on behalf of individual traffic commissioners. They dictate the operation of delegated functions in relation to the return of seized vehicles under impounding legislation.