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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 days.
(3) The Commissioner of Police must immediately--
(a) notify 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.
(4) 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--
(a) for 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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