Terms: Donor

British Car Registrations is a trading name of Midland Registrations Ltd (hereafter referred to as The Company). The person selling the registration shall hereafter be referred to as The Donor

  1. The Company will advertise the registration and handle all paperwork involved in the transfer free of charge provided the Donor complies with his/her obligations as set out in these terms of business.
  2. Upon completion of the transfer, the agreed payments shall be made to the Donor by The Company. Where the mark is supplied from a vehicle and transferred onto another vehicle, completion is indicated by notification to The Company of the replacement mark and proof of same (you will be required to send us a copy of the newV5c issued by DVLA — faxed copies are not acceptable). Where the mark is supplied from a vehicle and transferred to a certificate, completion is indicated by supply of the certificate in the purchaser’s Where the mark is supplied on a certificate, completion is indicated by the newV5c issued by DVLA to the purchaser.
  3. The company will not accept liability for any losses incurred by the donor arising from delays caused by the slow arrival of documents from the buyer or for the failure of the buyer to conclude the transaction, except where The Company has caused the delay or the failure of the transaction.
  4. If the registration mark is being supplied from a vehicle, the vehicle must be both taxed and MOTed (where of an appropriate age) to qualify for cherished transfer. Alternatively, the vehicle must be subject to a statutory off-road notification (SORN) that has been made less than 12 months before the date of the
  5. The Donor undertakes to furnish The Company with the necessary vehicle documents or certificate when Documents should be supplied immediately, in order to facilitate a speedy transfer, but, in any event, no later than 4 weeks from the date they were first requested.
  6. The Donor undertakes to deliver his/her vehicle for inspection by the local DVLA representative at the specified time if and when requested.
  7. It is the responsibility of the Donor to inform The Company in writing if the registration is no longer available for sale. This means that the Donor must make it known to The Company if he/she wishes to withdraw the registration from sale, if the registration is sold or if the vehicle is sold or stolen before it is sold by The Company (recorded delivery postage is recommended as proof of notification).
  8. Where the registration mark, the subject of this agreement, is held on a V778 retention certificate or aV750 certificate of entitlement, the Donor must pay Q5 by cheque (payable to “DVLA”) to change the “nominee”. The price agreed and acknowledged by the Donor’s signature represents the full sum due to the Donor on completion and includes re-imbursement of any fees previously paid by the Donor to place the mark onto certificate. Registration marks cannot be transferred directly from a certificate to the purchaser’s vehicle without the above amendment. Where a certificate is valid for a period of 6 weeks or less at the point of sale, it is the responsibility of the Donor to extend the certificate at his/her expense.
  9. If the Donor fails to comply with points 4, 5, 6, 7 &/or 8, above, it is understood that he/she shall be liable for The Company’s loss of profit which will be a minimum of £130 plus vat. For a specific figure regarding your registration mark, please check with our Valuations Department before signing and returning this
  10. We reserve the right to transmit all or part of a tape recorded call to a third party at our discretion; the recording remaining our property at all time. Recordings are only routinely kept for four weeks and, therefore, if a query arises, the Donor is advised to bring it to the company’s attention at the earliest possible stage within that time. At our discretion, we may supply an audio tape copy of a conversation for a fee of £100 + vat, subject to the above time constraint.
  11. Every contract to which these terms apply shall be construed in accordance with and governed in all respects by the Laws of England and the parties submit irrevocably to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
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