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Effect of imprisonment on period of disqualification

206A Effect of imprisonment on period of disqualification

(1) In this section--

"major disqualification offence" means--
(a) a major offence, or
(b) an offence against section 115 or 116(2).

"sentence" does not include--
(a) a suspended sentence, or
(b) a sentence (or any part of a sentence) that is to be served in the community or by way of home detention.
(2) This section applies to a person who is, after the commencement of this section--
(a) disqualified from holding a driver licence for a specified period as a consequence of the person being convicted by a court of a major disqualification offence (whether or not the disqualification is imposed by an order of a court), and
(b) sentenced to imprisonment as a result of that conviction.
(3) The specified period of disqualification of the person is extended (by the operation of this section) by any period of imprisonment under that sentence that is served after the commencement of the disqualification.
(4) For the purposes of this section, a period of imprisonment does not include any period that the person has been released on parole.
(5) The extension of a period of disqualification by the operation of this section is subject to any order of the court that convicts the person relating to the operation of this section.

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