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ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 2013 - SECT 57A
Inclusion of boat driving licences on driver licences
(1) The statutory rules may make provision for or with respect to the granting
of driver licences under this Act that include boat driving licences (
"combined licences" ).
(2) The following provisions apply with respect to a
(a) the combined licence has effect for the purposes of the
road transport legislation and marine legislation as both a driver licence and
a boat driving licence of the classes or kinds specified on the licence,
the holder of a combined licence is not excused from any requirement under
legislation to carry, produce, deliver or surrender a driver licence or
boat driving licence that is included on a combined licence merely because the
combined licence also includes another licence to which the requirement is not
(c) the variation, suspension, cancellation, surrender,
confiscation or downgrading of one of the licences included on a combined
licence does not of itself affect the validity or continued efficacy of the
other licence included on the combined licence,
(d) a person or body entitled
under legislation to confiscate a driver licence or boat driving licence may
confiscate a combined licence that includes the licence to which the
(3) Without limiting subsection (1) or any other
relevant statutory rule-making provision, the statutory rules may make
provision for or with respect to the following matters--
(a) the information
about boat driving licences to be included on combined licences (for example,
licence numbers and codes identifying licence classes and conditions),
the making of applications for combined licences,
(c) the surrender of
driver licences and boat driving licences to be included on combined licences,
(d) the issue, replacement, renewal, surrender and confiscation of
(e) the provision of information concerning any of the
licences included on combined licences,
(f) the issue or reissue of
boat driving licences or driver licences to replace licences included on
(g) the modification of specified provisions of the
marine legislation or road transport legislation in their application to
driver licences or boat driving licences that are included on
(4) In this section--
"confiscation" includes seizure.
"legislation" means an Act or statutory rule made under an Act.
"marine legislation" has the same meaning as in the Marine Safety Act 1998 .
"modification" includes addition, exception, omission or substitution.
"relevant statutory rule-making provision" means a provision of this Act or
the Marine Safety Act 1998 that confers a power to make statutory rules.
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