Important Points - DVLA Auctions

Important Points - DVLA Auctions
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Important Points
1    Don’t forget the additional costs on      5   It is an offence to alter, re-arrange or
     top of the hammer price.                      misrepresent a registration number.
     All purchases are subject to VAT, a           There is a maximum fine of £1,000
     Buyer’s Premium of 8% (min £40 +              and the registration number can be
     VAT) and an £80 Assignment Fee                withdrawn without compensation


2    You must have cleared funds in place      6   You cannot use a registration
     as payment of the full invoice total is       number to make a vehicle look
     required within 5 working days of the         younger than it is
     auction

                                               7   We strongly recommend you register
3    Registrations are not sold for less           online: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/live
     than reserve
                                                   If you are using the forms in this
                                                   catalogue, please make sure that
4    Registrations cannot be purchased             you complete the Bidder Registration
     before the auction                            Form(s) correctly and legibly
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How to Register and Bid




To bid at a DVLA Auction, please follow
these simple steps:

1     Which registration number do you       4    Read through the Terms and
      want to bid for?                            Conditions of Sale
      Pages 22 - 56                               Pages 62 - 63

2     Ways to bid                            5    Complete your application to bid
                                                  online: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/live
      Page 14
                                             6    If you prefer, hand write the Bidder
3     How much do you want to spend?              Registration Form and return to us.
      Page 16                                     Pages 19 - 20
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Ways to Bid
Which bidding method should I                                                   FREE TO REGISTER
choose?                                                                            FREE TO BID
There is no charge to register or bid at a DVLA Auction.
There are 5­ways in which you can bid. Most people choose
to attend the auction and bid in person. For those who
cannot attend, they may choose to bid over the telephone,                    Absentee Bid
via the Internet, or leave an absentee bid or text bid.
                                                                  T­ hese bids are also known as ‘Book Bids’, ‘Postal Bids’,
                                                                   ‘Written Bids’ or ‘Commissioned Bids’.
           Bidding in Person                                      Let us know your maximum bid and you will secure your lot
                                                                  for just one bid increment (usually £50 or £100) higher than
There’s nothing quite like being at the auction yourself and      the last bid against you, without exceeding your maximum
we strongly recommend that you bid in person. Bids in             bidding limit. Please note deadlines apply for Assisted
person will be given priority. You can pre-register allowing      Absentee Bids placed by email, fax or post (see page 4 for
you to enter the auction without the need to register when        details).
you arrive. Please note deadlines apply (see page 4 for           Absentee Bids can be placed online up to 1 hour before the
details).                                                         Lot is due to be offered for sale.



           Telephone Bid                                                     Text Bid

BCA provides a service where we will call a customer to take      We also accept Absentee bids by Text from registered
their bids a few minutes before their registration is offered     bidders. Bids can be placed up to one hour before the lot is
for sale. Bidders wishing to bid via telephone must register      due to be offered.
before the deadline (see page 4 for details).
                                                                  Please note once a text bid has been sent, customers cannot
                                                                  assume it has been received until a text reply is received to
                                                                  confirm the bid has been processed. Customers will be liable
           Internet Bid                                           for any text bids made from their mobile number.
                                                                  See page 8 for details on how to bid by text.
This is a live bidding experience. We will send you a login
code to access the live bidding site before the auction.
                                                                  If you wish to bid by telephone, internet,
Please note that due to reliance on various technological         absentee bid or text bid you must register
factors, connectivity and conditions beyond our control, we
cannot guarantee the acceptance of bids made through the          before the auction. Bid deadlines apply, so
Internet. Please note deadlines apply (see page 4 for details).   register early. Please see page 4 for details.
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Questions and Answers
What are Reserve Prices?                                          What happens to registrations that
Reserve Prices are the minimum prices at which lots will be       do not reach their reserve prices?
sold. All reserve prices are shown in the catalogue for every
auction. Please note that these do not include the additional     The auctioneer will not accept any bid on a registration
charges of VAT, Buyer’s Premium (minimum £40 + VAT)               that is below the published reserve price. If a registration
and Assignment Fee. The eventual selling price will depend        does not receive a bid at reserve price or above, it will be
on demand on the day. You may like to check our auction           declared as “Unsold” by the auctioneer. Unsold registrations
sold facility: dvlaregistrations.direct.gov.uk/search/previous-   are normally available to purchase for a few days after
auction-plates.html to see what similar registrations have        each auction, see website for details. The DVLA may, at
sold for at previous auctions.                                    its discretion, include such registrations in future auctions
                                                                  without prior notice.


Where does the bidding start?
                                                                  Can I place a DVLA registration on
Bidding normally starts at the Reserve Price and the
auctioneers will seek to take bids from the auction hall first    a vehicle registered in Northern
even if there are Absentee Bids of the same value. When
there are no bids in the auction hall and there are two
                                                                  Ireland?
competing Absentee Bids, the bidding will start at one bid        Registration numbers can be purchased from the
(usually £100) more than the lower Absentee Bid. Where            DVLA if you live in Northern Ireland, and can be assigned
there are two identical Absentee Bids, the auctioneer will        directly onto a vehicle registered in GB or Northern Ireland.
accept the one that was received first.                           For further details you can call the DVLA Vehicle Enquiry Unit
                                                                  on 0300 123 0883.


Are there any spending limits?
Anyone wishing to spend over £7,500 hammer price must
                                                                  Are there any extra costs required to
indicate this when registering as a bidder. We may need to        assign a registration to a vehicle?
contact you for further details or deposit payment.
                                                                  All registrations purchased in a DVLA Auction are supplied
                                                                  on a V750 Certificate of Entitlement and the Assignment
                                                                  Fee is included in the final purchase price (see ‘What Will it
What bids will the auctioneer take?                               Cost?’ breakdown on page 16). There is no further charge
At the auctioneer’s discretion, bids increase by a minimum        for DVLA to assign that registration to a vehicle registered
of £50 where bidding is below £1,000 and £100 where               in the name of either the Purchaser or the Nominee (if
bidding is above £1,000. Larger bid increments may apply as       specified). However, please note that some insurance
the hammer price increases.                                       companies may charge an administration fee to record the
                                                                  transfer of a registration mark onto a vehicle and to supply a
                                                                  new Certificate of Motor Insurance.




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What Will It Cost?
It is important to set yourself a limit before you bid and then to      the Assignment Fee. This table shows how the hammer price relates
stick to it. When doing this, please bear in mind that the sale         to the final amount you will have to pay. Taxes, premiums and fees
price (also called the “Hammer Price”) is subject to VAT, the           correct at time of printing. See: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/live for
Auctioneer’s Buyer’s Premium (minimum £40 + VAT) together with          an interactive ‘What Will It Cost?’ breakdown.


       Hammer              VAT on Hammer           Buyer’s Premium       VAT on Buyer’s           Assignment                Total
        Price                Price @ 20%         @ 8% (min £40 + VAT)   Premium @ 20%                 Fee
        £250.00                  £50.00                   £40.00               £8.00                 £80.00                 £428.00
        £300.00                  £60.00                   £40.00               £8.00                 £80.00                 £488.00
        £350.00                  £70.00                   £40.00               £8.00                 £80.00                 £548.00
        £400.00                  £80.00                   £40.00               £8.00                 £80.00                 £608.00
        £450.00                  £90.00                   £40.00               £8.00                 £80.00                 £668.00
        £500.00                 £100.00                   £40.00               £8.00                 £80.00                 £728.00
        £550.00                 £110.00                   £44.00               £8.80                 £80.00                 £792.80
        £600.00                 £120.00                   £48.00               £9.60                 £80.00                 £857.60
        £650.00                 £130.00                   £52.00              £10.40                 £80.00                 £922.40
        £700.00                 £140.00                   £56.00              £11.20                 £80.00                 £987.20
        £750.00                 £150.00                   £60.00              £12.00                 £80.00                £1,052.00
        £800.00                 £160.00                   £64.00              £12.80                 £80.00                £1,116.80
        £850.00                 £170.00                   £68.00              £13.60                 £80.00                £1,181.60
        £900.00                 £180.00                   £72.00              £14.40                 £80.00                £1,246.40
        £950.00                 £190.00                   £76.00              £15.20                 £80.00                £1,311.20
       £1,000.00                £200.00                   £80.00              £16.00                 £80.00                £1,376.00
       £1,100.00                £220.00                   £88.00              £17.60                 £80.00                £1,505.60
       £1,200.00                £240.00                   £96.00              £19.20                 £80.00                £1,635.20
       £1,300.00                £260.00                  £104.00              £20.80                 £80.00                £1,764.80
       £1,400.00                £280.00                  £112.00              £22.40                 £80.00                £1,894.40
       £1,500.00                £300.00                  £120.00              £24.00                 £80.00                £2,024.00
       £1,600.00                £320.00                  £128.00              £25.60                 £80.00                £2,153.60
       £1,700.00                £340.00                  £136.00              £27.20                 £80.00                £2,283.20
       £1,800.00                £360.00                  £144.00              £28.80                 £80.00                £2,412.80
       £1,900.00                £380.00                  £152.00              £30.40                 £80.00                £2,542.40
       £2,000.00                £400.00                  £160.00              £32.00                 £80.00                £2,672.00
       £2,100.00                £420.00                  £168.00              £33.60                 £80.00                £2,801.60
       £2,200.00                £440.00                  £176.00              £35.20                 £80.00                £2,931.20
       £2,300.00                £460.00                  £184.00              £36.80                 £80.00                £3,060.80
       £2,400.00                £480.00                  £192.00              £38.40                 £80.00                £3,190.40
       £2,500.00                £500.00                  £200.00              £40.00                 £80.00                £3,320.00
       £2,600.00                £520.00                  £208.00              £41.60                 £80.00                £3,449.60
       £2,700.00                £540.00                  £216.00              £43.20                 £80.00                £3,579.20
       £2,800.00                £560.00                  £224.00              £44.80                 £80.00                £3,708.80
       £2,900.00                £580.00                  £232.00              £46.40                 £80.00                £3,838.40
       £3,000.00                £600.00                  £240.00              £48.00                 £80.00                £3,968.00
       £3,500.00                £700.00                  £280.00              £56.00                 £80.00                £4,616.00
       £4,000.00                £800.00                  £320.00              £64.00                 £80.00                £5,264.00
       £4,500.00                £900.00                  £360.00              £72.00                 £80.00                £5,912.00
       £5,000.00               £1,000.00                 £400.00              £80.00                 £80.00                £6,560.00
       £5,500.00               £1,100.00                 £440.00              £88.00                 £80.00                £7,208.00
       £6,000.00               £1,200.00                 £480.00              £96.00                 £80.00                £7,856.00
       £6,500.00               £1,300.00                 £520.00              £104.00                £80.00                £8,504.00
       £7,000.00               £1,400.00                 £560.00              £112.00                £80.00                £9,152.00
       £7,500.00               £1,500.00                 £600.00              £120.00                £80.00                £9,800.00
       £8,000.00               £1,600.00                 £640.00              £128.00                £80.00               £10,448.00
       £8,500.00               £1,700.00                 £680.00              £136.00                £80.00               £11,096.00
       £9,000.00               £1,800.00                 £720.00              £144.00                £80.00               £11,744.00
       £9,500.00               £1,900.00                 £760.00              £152.00                £80.00               £12,392.00
      £10,000.00               £2,000.00                 £800.00              £160.00                £80.00               £13,040.00
      £11,000.00               £2,200.00                 £880.00              £176.00                £80.00               £14,336.00
      £12,000.00               £2,400.00                 £960.00              £192.00                £80.00               £15,632.00
      £13,000.00               £2,600.00                £1,040.00             £208.00                £80.00               £16,928.00
      £14,000.00               £2,800.00                £1,120.00             £224.00                £80.00               £18,224.00
      £15,000.00               £3,000.00                £1,200.00             £240.00                £80.00               £19,520.00
      £20,000.00               £4,000.00                £1,600.00             £320.00                £80.00               £26,000.00
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How to Pay
When Do I Pay?                                                 Internet Banking
You will be sent an email or a letter and payment must be      You can transfer funds online into the BCA DVLA Client
paid within 5 working days after the end of the auction.       Account (below left). So that we can allocate your payment,
You will be sent a receipted invoice once payment has been     please give the lot number and registration number as a
received. Bidders at the auction can choose to pay the         reference.
balance on the day.

                                                               Cheque
How Can I Pay?                                                 Payment by cheque can only be made within 5 working days
Payment can be made by any of the methods listed below.        of the auction.
Any payments from overseas bank accounts should be
                                                               Cheques should be made payable to: “BCA DVLA Client
made electronically into the HSBC bank (details below) or by
                                                               Account” and posted to: DVLA Auction Team, British Car
bankers draft drawn in sterling from a UK bank.
                                                               Auctions Limited, Cross Green Business Park, Pontefract
PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT BY CASH IS NOT                        Lane, Leeds LS9 0PS.
ACCEPTED AT THE AUCTION OR INTO OUR BANK
                                                               Please write the registration number(s), lot number(s) and
ACCOUNT
                                                               your bidder number on the reverse of the cheque. Please
                                                               note that for clearance purposes cheque payments from
                                                               foreign bank accounts are not acceptable.
Secure on-line Payment
                                                               We allow 10 working days for cheques to clear so you will
WE ARE UNABLE TO TAKE CARD DETAILS OVER
                                                               not receive documentation for up to 20 working days after
THE PHONE
                                                               payment has been made.
Pay on-line by visiting: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/payment
using your debit/credit card.
                                                               What Happens Next?
                                                               Within 10 working days of cleared funds being received, the
Electronic Funds Transfer                                      DVLA will post you a Certificate of Entitlement (V750).
Funds can be transferred directly into the BCA DVLA Client
                                                               This will enable you to assign the registration number to a
Account as below. Please include the registration number(s)
                                                               vehicle registered in your name or in that of the nominee.
and lot number(s) as reference.
                                                               If you buy more than one registration, Certificates of
British Car Auctions - DVLA Account                            Entitlement will not be issued until payment has been
                                                               received in full for all registrations.
Bank 		          HSBC Bank Plc
Sort Code        40-21-05
Account No       41736051
BIC		            MIDLGB22
IBAN Number      GB89 MIDL 4021 0541 7360 51
		               (for payment from overseas).




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Bidder Registration Notes
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU REGISTER ONLINE: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/live

If you prefer, you can register using Forms A & B overleaf.        at least 1 hour before the lot is due to be offered. Once you
                                                                   have registered, full bidding instructions will be supplied.
FORM A
                                                                   6. Absentee Bid Details
1. About You — Individual Bidder Details                           Let us know your maximum bid and you will secure your
This section must be completed in full in all cases (unless        lot for just one bid increment (£50 or £100) higher than
you have already registered for the auction online) with your      the last bid against you, without exceeding your maximum
personal details and your home address. The details you            bidding limit. Please note deadlines apply. Absentee Bids
enter will appear on the V750 Certificate of Entitlement and       can be placed online up to 1 hour before the Lot is due
on the invoice unless the section “Company Bidder Details”         to be offered for sale and are not confirmed bids until the
is completed. In this case the Company details will appear. If     confirmation email has been received by the bidder.
you intend to spend over £7,500 you must pre-register with
the auctioneers by returning this application or registering       7. Declaration
online before the deadline. A deposit may be required.             Once the T & C’s have been read, all applications must be
                                                                   signed and dated by the registered bidder. Failure to do so
2. In Person                                                       will result in the application not being processed.
This should be completed by bidders who wish to attend
the sale and bid in person. Once your application has been         8. Important Note
processed you will be sent a Bidder’s Card to bring with you       DVLA Auctions are run as a completely seperate entity to
on the day. Alternatively, complete your application on the        BCA vehicle auctions and therefore MyBCA cards can not be
day and you will be given a Bidder’s Card on your arrival.         used to purchase registration numbers.

3. Live by Telephone                                               FORM B
Indicate the lots you would like us to call you for (up to a
                                                                   You only need to complete Form B if you wish to bid
maximum of 4) and give details of the person(s) to contact
                                                                   on behalf of a company or require a nominee.
and the relevant telephone number(s). Applications are
taken on a first come, first served basis. The Auctioneers         8. Your Name
shall not be held responsible for any loss of communication        Please repeat your name from Section 1 here in case Form A
or connection between a Bidder’s mobile phone or landline          and Form B become separated.
and that of the Auctioneers, however caused. Please note
we will only accept bidding instructions from the names you        9. Company Bidder Details
supply in this section.                                            This section should be completed in full if the registration
                                                                   is being purchased on behalf of a company. The company
4. Live on the Internet
                                                                   details will then appear on the V750 Certificate of
Visit: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/live and carry out the Speed          Entitlement and on the invoice.
Test to check your computer’s Internet connection. Then
register to bid live via the Internet. Full bidding instructions   10. Nominee Details
will be supplied approximately 24 hours prior to the sale.         If you are purchasing a registration for or on behalf of
The Auctioneers shall not be held responsible for any loss of      someone else this section should also be completed.
communication or connection between a Bidder’s Internet            This will allow the registration to be assigned either to a
system and that of the Auctioneers, however caused.                vehicle registered in your name as the purchaser or to your
                                                                   named nominee. Please note that individual’s forenames or
5. Text Bid                                                        initials must also be supplied. Nominee details without this
Register as a bidder and leave your mobile phone number            information will not be accepted. Nominee details can be
with us and this will allow you to send your maximum bid           altered/added at a later date. There is no fee.
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Bidder Registration Form A
These details should match the vehicle’s V5 (logbook). To be completed by all bidders unless you have already
registered on our website. For assistance in completing this form, please refer to page 18 in the catalogue.

1. ABOUT YOU — INDIVIDUAL BIDDER DETAILS – This section must be completed in full in all cases
Title                        Forename(s)			                                                                            Surname
Address
Town/City				                                                                                                          Postcode
Tel		 Email
                                                                                                                                                 (NB. If yes, please also complete and
Are you bidding on behalf of a company or do you require a nominee?                                                    Yes             No        return Form B overleaf)
        Please tick here if you intend to spend over £7,500 hammer price (we might need to contact you for further details)

2. IN PERSON – Please indicate if you’ll be attending the auction
I shall be attending in person

3. LIVE BY TELEPHONE – Maximum 4 lots unless by prior arrangement with the auctioneers
Please arrange bids on the following lots:
Lot No.                      Registration No.                               Person(s) Who Will be Bidding and Contact Telephone Numbers




4. LIVE INTERNET BID DETAILS                                                     5. TEXT BID
Please apply online at: www.dvlaauction.co.uk/live                               Mobile number used

6. ABSENTEE BID DETAILS
Please bid for me on the following lots:
Lot No.                      Registration No.                               Maximum Bid (£)                            Amount in Words




7. DECLARATION
I agree that I will abide by the Terms & Conditions of Sale as printed in this Catalogue. I understand that mis-representation of
registration numbers is strictly illegal and I agree to display my registration number correctly.

Signature				                                                                                          Date

                                                                                                                                                                ­BIDDER NUMBER
        Please tick this box if you would like to receive notifications of future DVLA Auctions of Personalised Registrations                                     (Office Use Only)

RETURN DETAILS: Please return your form(s) to us by EMAIL: Scan the page(s) ensuring file sizes are no larger than 1Mb. Email: auction@dvlaauction.co.uk or
POST: Post your form(s) to: DVLA Auction Team, British Car Auctions Limited, Cross Green Business Park, Pontefract Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS9 0PS
WARNING: It is an offence to alter, re-arrange or misrepresent a registration number. There is a maximum fine of £1,000 and the registration number can be withdrawn without compensation.
DVLA handles your personal data in accordance with road vehicle law and data protection laws. The law allows us to release your data to the police and other enforcement bodies. We also
provide data to other parties where the law allows it. For further information about how we process your data, your rights and who to contact, see our privacy notice at:
www.gov.uk/dvla/privacy-policy or request a written copy by phoning 0300 790 6106
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Bidder Registration Form B
To be completed by company bidders and nominees.                             For assistance in completing this form, please refer to
                                                                             page 18 in the catalogue.
8. NAME OF BIDDER
Title                 Forename(s)			                                                        Surname

9. COMPANY BIDDER DETAILS – If bidding on behalf of a company, please complete this section
Company Name                                                              Company Address
					Postcode
Business Landline Tel		                                                   Alternative Tel
Person Authorising this Bid
Position in Company

10. NOMINEE DETAILS – If you require a nominee, please complete this section
Please include initials and forenames. Addresses are not required.
Lot No.               Name		                                 Lot No.                                   Name




PLEASE REMEMBER TO RETURN BOTH FORM A AND FORM B TO THE AUCTIONEERS IF YOU WANT TO BID ON
BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR REQUIRE A NOMINEE.

Bid Deadlines
Telephone Bidders: Thursday 7th February 2019 10.00am
Internet Bidders: Monday 11th February 2019 10.00am
Absentee (via our website) & Text Bidders: At least 1 hour before Lot is offered
In Person Bidders: Pre-register on the website or register on arrival
Any postal application forms need to be received at least a week before the auction
Please arrive in plenty of time before your registration is due to be offered.
Please see pages 22 - 56 in this catalgoue for estimated selling times.



WARNING: It is an offence to alter, re-arrange or misrepresent a registration number.                             ­BIDDER NUMBER
There is a maximum fine of £1,000 and the registration number can be withdrawn without compensation.                (Office Use Only)
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Auctioneers’ Conditions of Sale
Interpretation                                                                            10. The Auctioneer will provide to the DVLA details of all the transactions including
In these conditions the following will have the following meanings:                       but not limited to the name and address of the Purchaser and the purchase price
                                                                                          paid for the Relevant Right. The DVLA reserves the right to publish the purchase price
“Appropriate Vehicle”                                                                     details provided to it by the Auctioneer in any format it deems fit and the Purchaser
means the vehicle which complies with the conditions specified in paragraph “10”          hereby agrees to such publication.
of the Regulations.                                                                       11. Any person who makes a bid at the auction regardless of whether or not they
“Bidder”                                                                                  have completed a DVLA Auction application will be deemed to have accepted these
means a prospective Purchaser who has provided the Auctioneers with a properly            terms and conditions.
completed DVLA Auction application and who has been issued with a Bidder’s                Registration
Number by the Auctioneers.                                                                12. The Auctioneers and DVLA at their discretion, reserve the right to refuse entry or
“Bidder’s Number”                                                                         eject any person from the auction saleroom, or demand the removal of any apparatus
means the number allocated by the Auctioneers to each prospective Purchaser who           or equipment deemed likely to interfere with the running of the auction.
has made an application for such as Bidder’s Number.                                      13. All Bidders must be over 18 years of age and shall apply to the Auctioneers for a
“Certificate”                                                                             Bidder’s Number. Prospective Purchasers must complete the DVLA Auction application
                                                                                          relevant to the appropriate auction catalogue or online. The Auctioneer reserves the
means the Certificate of Entitlement in relation to the Relevant Right to be issued       right to refuse an application to register as a Bidder if the applicant completes a DVLA
by the Vendor to the Purchaser following payment in full in accordance with the           Auction application not relevant to the appropriate auction and/or has a history of
conditions.                                                                               late or non-payment relating to the purchase of registrations from the DVLA.
“Lot”                                                                                     14. The Auctioneer reserves the right to carry out any appropriate financial checks
means in each case the Relevant Right to be acquired by the Purchaser from the            on an individual, business or company to determine the financial standing of the
Vendor relating to the registration mark in such Lot by the Auctioneers.                  individual, business or company making the application as Purchaser. If you intend
“Purchaser”                                                                               to spend over £5,000 you will be required to indicate this when registering and the
                                                                                          Auctioneers may request a deposit in the form of cleared funds.
means the highest Bidder or the person declared by the Auctioneers as being the
Purchaser.                                                                                15. No bids will be accepted unless the bidder has first completed and delivered
                                                                                          to the Auctioneer a DVLA Auction application either on line or from the auction
“Regulations”                                                                             catalogue prior to the Auction deadline.
means the Sale of Registration Marks Regulations 1995.                                    Bidding
“Relevant Right”                                                                          16. The Auctioneer will not start the bidding below the published reserve or minimum
means a right acquired by the Purchaser from the Vendor to have assigned to an            bid price.
Appropriate Vehicle registered in the name of the Purchaser or a person nominated         17. Any dispute as to any bid shall be settled by the Auctioneers in their absolute
by him a registration number in accordance with the Regulations.
                                                                                          discretion.
“Sale”
                                                                                          18. Every bidder shall be deemed to act as Purchaser unless he confirms that he
means sale by auction.                                                                    is acting as agent and provides the name and address of his Purchaser to the
“Schedule”                                                                                Auctioneers in accordance with condition opposite. The Auctioneer reserves the right
                                                                                          to determine the amount of advance of each bid. Registration numbers that do not
means a Schedule to the Sale of Registration Marks Regulations 1995.                      attract a bid will be declared as unsold by the Auctioneer.
General                                                                                   19. Bids will be accepted only from Bidders who have obtained a Bidder Number from
1. These conditions shall apply to all lots sold by British Car Auctions Limited          the Auctioneers. The Auctioneers, nevertheless, have absolute discretion to refuse
(hereinafter called “the Auctioneers”) as selling agents for the Secretary of State for   any bid without giving a reason.
Transport (hereinafter called “the Vendor”) and shall be binding for every Purchaser
                                                                                          20. Immediately on the sale of a lot a legally binding contract shall be deemed to have
and the Vendor.
                                                                                          been formed between the Purchaser and the Vendor. The Purchaser shall show his
2. The Vendor reserves the right to fix a reserve or minimum bid price for any Lot.       Bidder Number card to the Auctioneer.
3. The Vendor reserves the right to withdraw from Sale at any time and without            21. The Auctioneers shall not be held responsible for any loss of communication
giving any reason for doing so any Lots advertised or catalogued to be offered for        or connection between a Bidders’ internet system or mobile phone or ordinary
sale.                                                                                     telephone landline and that of the Auctioneers, however caused.
4. The auctioneers reserve the right to withdraw any Lot from Sale, or refuse to take     22. The Auctioneer shall have the discretion to refuse to allow any applicant who
any bid, without explanation even though the Sale may be in progress and the Lot is       wishes to bid via the internet the opportunity of bidding if the Auctioneer is not
above reserve.                                                                            satisfied that the prospective Purchaser has sufficiently robust or adequate internet
5. No Relevant Right may be transferred by any Purchaser or where relevant his            software/hardware. The Auctioneer’s decision on such a matter shall be final.
nominee unless under the Regulations.                                                     23. The Auctioneers do not accept any responsibility for the mis-use of your Bidder’s
6. The Auctioneers cannot accept responsibility for the late arrival and/or non-arrival   Number or details.
of the auction catalogue.                                                                 24. Whilst in the case of telephone bids the Auctioneers will use their best endeavors
7. For security reasons the auction will be recorded on video and audio.                  to ring bidders at the appropriate time. The Auctioneers will not be held responsible
                                                                                          for any failure for whatsoever reason to make a telephone connection with the Bidder.
8. The Auctioneers will not be held responsible for any consequences following a
“force majure” leading to the cancellation, postponement or partial completion of         25. The Auctioneer has the absolute discretion to refuse admission to the auction.
an auction.                                                                               26. The Auctioneer suggests bidders attend the auction, but will seek to carry out
9. DVLA and the Auctioneers reserve the right to use any details regarding the            bids received in writing for bidders unable to attend the auction in person which, in
auction for promotional purposes without revealing the identity of the Purchaser.         the opinion of the Auctioneer, are received in time for the sale of the lot and are clear
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Auctioneers’ Conditions of Sale
and unambiguous. The Auctioneer shall endeavor to ensure that if identical written            taken to recover the full or outstanding balance appropriate.
bids are received that priority shall be given to the bid received first. However, if there   • If a Purchaser buys more than one Lot, he must have paid for them in full before
is a bid in the auction room of the same value, this will take priority.                      Certificates will be issued in respect of any of them.
27. Telephone and internet bidding may be offered as an additional service. Bids              • When payment in full for all the Lots purchased has been received the
made by telephone or internet are solely at the bidders risk and the service is provided      Purchaser, or some other person nominated by him in accordance with paragraph
subject to the Auctioneers’ other commitments at the time of the auction and                  of the Schedule, shall be entitled to acquire the Relevant Right. The registered mark
therefore the Auctioneer cannot accept any liability if bids received by telephone or         described in the Lot may then be assigned to an Appropriate Vehicle registered in the
internet are not placed. The Auctioneer reserves the right to record telephone bids.          Purchaser’s name or that of the nominated person whose name has been provided to
28. Any bid made by an absentee bidder can only be withdrawn if in the opinion of             the Auctioneers by the Purchaser on the day of the sale.
the Auctioneer significant written notice is received prior to the sale of the lot. The       • On the sale of a Lot a contract is formed with the Secretary of State for Transport
Auctioneer cannot accept any liability for failure to withdraw such bids.                     and included in that a contract is deemed to have been formed between the
29. The Auctioneer has the complete discretion as to the manner in which the auction          Purchaser and the Auctioneer. In the event of late payment, the Auctioneer reserves
is conducted and the order in which lots are offered for sale not withstanding any            the right to recover the amount owing to him and/or deal with the matter in any way
numbers given to lots within the catalogue.                                                   they see fit. The Auctioneers retain the right to add a special service charge in the
30. The Auctioneer has the sole discretion and the right to refuse any bid, and/or to         event of late payment.
withdraw a lot from the auction and if a dispute arises to re-auction a lot.                  • If the full purchase price is not received for a Lot then the Auctioneer will without
Sale                                                                                          providing further notice to you and at the Auctioneer’s complete discretion be
                                                                                              entitled to exercise any of the following:-
31. On the sale of any Lot the contract shall be deemed to have been made between
the Vendor and the Purchaser and neither the Vendor nor the Purchaser nor (where              a. To resell the lot by auction or any other means and reclaim any loss on the resale
relevant) his nominee (nor any other party) shall have any legal right of action against      from any monies already paid by the Purchaser.
the Auctioneers in respect of any cause or matter arisen out of the sale.                     b. To charge interest on the purchase price at 5% per annum above the bank base
32. The Purchaser, if,                                                                        lending rate from time to time to be calculated on a daily rate from the date which
                                                                                              the purchase price becomes payable to the date of actual payment.
1. he is acting for a named Company and wishes that person to be named as the
Purchaser (for the purposes of the Regulations) on the Certificate of Entitlement, and/       c. To deduct from any part payments or deposits already paid, the interest payable,
or                                                                                            buyers premium and any service charges due.

2. he is acting for a named Purchaser who wishes some other person to be named as             d. To sell any other property in the Auctioneers possession or control for any purpose
the nominee of that Purchaser (in accordance with the Regulations) on the Certificate         (including without limitation of the lot sold to you) and to apply any monies due to
of Entitlement, or                                                                            you as a result such as sale in payment or part payment of the purchase price and/
                                                                                              or towards satisfaction of any amounts owed to the Auctioneer pursuant to these
3. he is acting as Purchaser and wishes to nominate some other person as his                  conditions of sale.
nominee (in accordance with the Regulations)
                                                                                              e. Reject a bid from you at any future sale or require you to pay an amount on
must provide the Auctioneers with the full name(s) and address(es) of the Purchaser           account by way of deposit before any bid will be accepted from you at a future sale.
and the name of the nominee (as the case may be) to be named on the Certificate of
Entitlement as the Purchaser and/or his nominee on the day of the sale                        f. Such deposit or money on account can be applied by the Auctioneer as payment
                                                                                              or part payment towards the purchase price of any future lot for which you are the
Payment                                                                                       successful bidder.
33. Both the agent and Purchaser are equally and severally responsible for payment.           g. You will indemnify and keep the Auctioneer and the seller fully indemnified against
34. All successful bidders must forward payment within 5 working days of the                  all legal and other costs of enforcement and any other expenses and losses (including
auction. It is of critical importance that funds are readily available to you to pay the      the fees to which the Auctioneer is entitled and are incurred by the Auctioneer) and
purchase price for the Lot in full before you make a bid. A penalty equivalent of 1%          or the seller on a full indemnity basis together with any interest thereon at a rate
of the invoice value may be added if payment is received late.                                of 5% per annum above the bank base lending rate to the date upon which the
                                                                                              Auctioneer and or the seller becomes liable to pay such costs or incurs such expenses
35. VAT at the current rate is payable on the Bid Price of every Lot.
                                                                                              or suffers such losses.
36. The Purchaser shall pay to the Auctioneers on making payment for the Lot, a
                                                                                              • DVLA’s 10 day cancellation period does not apply to any marks purchased during
premium of 8% of the final bid price (minimum £40), plus VAT on the hammer price
                                                                                              any DVLA Auction.
and buyer’s premium together with the £80 assignment fee.
                                                                                              • If you purchase an Unsold Lot after the auction you can cancel your purchase
37. A payment by cheque will not confer upon the Purchaser or the nominated
                                                                                              within 10 working days after the date of purchase. To do this you would need to
person an entitlement to the Relevant Right until the cheque has been cleared and
                                                                                              email the auctioneers at auction@dvlaauction.co.uk within this time. Applications to
will not until clearance be deemed to constitute a payment within the meaning of
                                                                                              cancel made after 10 working days will not be accepted. In your email please include:
these conditions.
                                                                                              a. The Registration Number you purchased
• A payment by credit card will not confer upon the Purchaser or nominated person
an entitlement to the Relevant Right until cleared funds have been received by the            b. Your Bidder Number
Auctioneer from the credit card provider and will not until such time be deemed to            c. Your full name and address, as it was given at the time of registering as a bidder.
constitute Payment within the meaning of these conditions.                                    If you are applying on behalf of a Company please provide us with your position in
• The Auctioneer is not liable for any disruption and/or failure to the internet based        that Company.
payment system. The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw the service at any              d. A declaration that you will destroy the Certificate of Entitlement (V750), if issued,
time with or without notice and the Purchaser must arrange to use an alternate                once we have confirmed that your purchase has been cancelled
method of payment.
                                                                                              You will receive a reply within 10 working days of your request. Any refund will be
• If the price of any Lot and any other payment due is not paid in full the                   made to the payment card used at the time of purchase.
Auctioneers/Vendor reserve the right to pursue the Purchaser and legal action will be




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Sale of Registration Marks Regulations
Upon the fall of the hammer a legally binding contract is       vehicle must be licensed, of a testable type and have a test
formed between the Purchaser and the Secretary of State for     certificate in force, if applicable.
Transport.
                                                                Once the registration has been assigned it may be
The Purchaser has 10 years to assign the registration number    transferred to another vehicle subject to the DVLA’s transfer
to a chosen vehicle; the entitlement period can be extended     rules.
shortly before expiry.
                                                                It is an offence to mis-represent the registration
Registration numbers can be assigned to a vehicle registered    number in any way.
in the name of the Purchaser or a vehicle registered in the
name of the Nominee if Nominee details were provided on
the bidder registration application. Following a purchase the
                                                                Sale of Registration Marks
Nominee details may be changed upon application to the          Regulations can be found at:
DVLA. There is no fee.
                                                                www.opsi.gov.uk
The registration number can be assigned to a vehicle
which is registered, or about to be registered, in GB or        If you are unsure about any of these terms and conditions
Northern Ireland and which is an appropriate age to receive     please contact DVLA Personalised Registrations on
the registration number. At the time of assignment the          0300 123 0883 or visit the information desk at the auction.
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