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ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 2013 - SECT 223A
Suspension of foreign driver
223A Suspension of foreign driver
(1) The Commissioner of Police may suspend the authority of the holder of a
foreign driver licence to drive in this jurisdiction if the total number of
demerit points specified under section 32 for all relevant offences during the
relevant 3-year period is 13 or more.
(2) The suspension must not exceed 14
(3) The Commissioner of Police must immediately--
Transport for NSW that the Commissioner has suspended the authority 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
authority is warranted or is desirable in the interest of public safety.
In this section--
"relevant 3-year period" means the 3-year period immediately before the
suspension under this section would commence.
"relevant offence" means an offence against an Act or statutory rule--
which a penalty notice has been issued to the holder of a
foreign driver licence, and
(b) for which demerit points may, but have not
yet been, incurred.
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