Key pieces of legislation
Both the construction and distribution of a number plate is governed by law.
How a plate is made: construction
The way UK number plates are made is subject to some of the strictest standards in Europe. The construction must be resistant to 10 (+1) stringent tests to pass the current standard, BS AU 145e.
How a plate is supplied: distribution
Number plates must also only be supplied by a Registered Number Plate Supplier (RNPS). The RNPS will check proof of identity and proof of entitlement to the registration at the point of supply.