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POLICE POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACT 2000 - SECT 58

Production of driver licence

58 Production of driver licence

(1) This section applies if a police officer—
(a) finds a person committing an offence against the Road Use Management Act or the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Queensland); or
(b) reasonably suspects a person has committed an offence against the Road Use Management Act or the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Queensland); or
(c) is making inquiries or investigations for establishing whether or not a person has committed an offence against the Road Use Management Act or the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Queensland); or
(d) reasonably suspects a person who was present at the scene of a relevant vehicle incident may be able to give information or evidence about the incident; or
(e) reasonably considers it is necessary for enforcing the Road Use Management Act in relation to a heavy vehicle or for enforcing the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Queensland).
(2) The police officer may require the person to produce the person’s driver licence for inspection.
Note—
See section 791 (Offence to contravene direction or requirement of police officer).
(3) A person who holds an open driver licence issued under the Road Use Management Act but is unable to comply with the requirement immediately may comply with the requirement by producing the licence to the officer in charge of a nominated police establishment or police station within 48 hours after the requirement is made.
(4) The place nominated under subsection (3) must be reasonable in the circumstances.
(5) Subsection (3) does not apply to a person in control of a heavy vehicle.



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