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HEAVY VEHICLE NATIONAL LAW ACT 2012 - SECT 39

Power to require production of driver licence

39 Power to require production of driver licence

(1) An authorised officer may, for compliance purposes, require the driver of a heavy vehicle to produce for inspection by the officer the driver’s driver licence.
(2) A person of whom a requirement is made under subsection (1) must comply with the requirement, unless the person has a reasonable excuse.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—45 penalty units.
(3) It is not a reasonable excuse for the person to fail to comply with a requirement made under subsection (1)
(a) that the person does not have the driver licence in his or her immediate possession; or
(b) that complying with the requirement might tend to incriminate the person or make the person liable to a penalty.
(4) The authorised officer may take a copy of, or an extract from, the driver’s driver licence.



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