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Vehicle Immobiliser (Northern Ireland) (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Security guard / Warden
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Vehicle Immobiliser (Northern Ireland)
    United Kingdom
    Northern Ireland
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Private Security Industry Act 2001
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    ATT - Attestation of competence , Art. 11 a
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    a) Moving a vehicle by any means b) restricting the movement of a vehicle by any means (including the immobilisation of a vehicle by attaching a device to it) c) the release of a vehicle which has been so moved or restricted where release is effected by returning the vehicle to the control of the person who was otherwise entitled to remove it, by removing any restriction on the movement of the vehicle by removing the device or by any other means, or d) demanding or collecting a charge as a condition of any such release of, or for the removal of, the device from a vehicle.
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