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When a road vehicle on the RAV is considered to be provided to consumers for the first time

This guidance note sets out the department’s compliance and enforcement position relating to road vehicle modifications, as requested by a consumer during the sale of a type-approved vehicle by an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or dealership. This involves fitting accessories or making other minor changes.

This guidance note only applies where a road vehicle:

  • has been entered on the Register of Approved Vehicles (RAV) under a road vehicle type approval, and
  • is sold to a consumer by an original equipment manufacturer or dealership.

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  • Guidance note – When a road vehicle on the RAV is considered to be provided to consumers for the first time PDF: 468 KB