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3 Inspection and certification process

3-6 Establishing whether the vehicle complies

The following steps must be taken in determining vehicle compliance:

1. Examine the vehicle in a suitable state in suitable premises to determine the level and extent of damage or corrosion, or the extent and condition of repairs that have been carried out.

2. Select the relevant sections from the technical pages of this manual that relate to each structure or component that has been repaired or damaged.

3. Inspect the vehicle and documentation against the requirements listed in those sections.

4. If any of the listed reasons for rejection apply to the vehicle, the repair certifier must reject the vehicle for certification.

5. If the repair certifier requires further information in order to determine compliance with the requirements, they must reject the vehicle until the information has been obtained.