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ROAD SAFETY ACT 1986 - SECT 18A

Issue of driver licence or learner permit to holder of licence or permit issued outside Victoria

    (1)     If a person is granted a driver licence or learner permit under this Act (a Victorian licence or permit ), any driver licence or learner permit held by the person issued in another State or a Territory or an overseas jurisdiction (a non-Victorian licence or permit ) ceases to authorise the person to drive a motor vehicle on a highway unless—

        (a)     the Victorian licence or permit expires; or

S. 18A(1)(b) amended by No. 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 32).

        (b)     the Secretary agrees to cancel the Victorian licence or permit at the request of the person.

Note

Consequently, the person has no authority to drive a motor vehicle on a highway if, as a result of an offence committed by the person—

(a)     the person's Victorian licence or permit is suspended; or

(b)     the person's Victorian licence or permit is cancelled (whether or not the person is also disqualified from obtaining a driver licence or learner permit).

S. 18A(2) amended by No. 5/2016 s. 36(Sch. 1 item 2).

    (2)     A person who is requested to produce for inspection his or her driver licence document or learner permit document by anyone referred to in section 59(1)(a) must not produce a non‑Victorian licence or permit held by the person that does not authorise the person to drive a motor vehicle on a highway.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

S. 18B (Heading) amended by No. 49/2019 s. 116(Sch.  1 item 33).

S. 18B inserted by No. 68/2017 s. 42.



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