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ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 2013 - SECT 206B
Effect of immediate or other licence suspension on period of disqualification
206B Effect of immediate or other licence suspension on period of
(1) This section applies where a driver licence or other authority to drive in
this jurisdiction has been suspended under this Act or the statutory rules for
an alleged offence.
(2) A court that determines a charge for the offence (or
for a related offence) is required to take into account the period of
suspension when deciding on any period of disqualification from holding or
obtaining a driver licence on conviction for the offence (or for the related
(3) An offence is related to another offence if it relates to the
same act or omission that gave rise to the other offence.
(4) The period of
suspension satisfies all or the relevant part of any minimum period of
disqualification that is or is required to be imposed under this Act on
conviction for the offence (or for the related offence). Accordingly, the
total of the period of suspension and of the period of disqualification is not
to be less than that minimum period of disqualification.
(5) The court may
order that the period of disqualification ends on a day specified by the
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