- European Commission in the UK - https://blogs.ec.europa.eu/ECintheUK -

Vintage cars to be forcibly removed from the road

A law that was originally designed to deal with abandoned motors could lead to lovingly part-restored MGs and what-have-you being removed forcibly from driveways as junk….
(The Express, page 23, 12 June 1999)

For environmental reasons, the End of Life Vehicle legislation will make provision for the recycling of car parts and unwanted cars. Vehicles will, of course, only be scrapped if owners explicitly wanted that.