My daughter hasn't continued to SORN her car for the last few years - will she receive a backdated penalty is she sells it?

My daughter has a classic Mini, which has been laid up for 10 years. I think it's beyond repair and should be scrapped. When it was first laid up she declared SORN, but in recent years she has not continued to declare it. If the vehicle is scrapped or sold for renovation will she be liable for backdated SORN or some form of penalty?

Asked on 26 January 2018 by JOHN ALLEN

Answered by Honest John
If she originally put it on SORN then it will still be on SORN. They simply stopped requiring cars to be re-SORN'd every year. But if she sells it for restoration the new owner will need to re-SORN it in his name.
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