THE EUROPEAN Commission has been asked by justice and internal affairs ministers of the 15 EU countries to consider legislation that would make it compulsory to include an adjective and alphanumeric code specifying the colour of a vehicle on the registration certificate. The ministers said this was important in order to "facilitate checks intended to combat fraud and illegal trade in stolen vehicles, and to facilitate the identification of a vehicle (make, type, model) and its owner in police and/or judicial inquiries conducted following the ...

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