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Suspension of licence by Commissioner of Police

223 Suspension of licence by Commissioner of Police

(cf Gen Act, s 204)

(1) The Commissioner of Police may suspend a driver licence of any driver, for a period not exceeding 14 days, who--
(a) is in the Commissioner's opinion an incompetent, reckless or careless driver, or
(b) is found under the influence of liquor.
(2) The Commissioner of Police must immediately--
(a) notify Transport for NSW that the Commissioner has suspended the licence and the grounds for the suspension, and
(b) report to Transport for NSW whether in the Commissioner's opinion a further suspension or the cancellation of the licence is warranted or is desirable in the interest of public safety.
(3) A driver licence that is suspended under this section is to be surrendered by the holder and forwarded to Transport for NSW with the notification of the suspension.

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