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The Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Penalty points: modification where fixed penalty also in question

32.—(1) Articles 30 and 31 shall have effect subject to this Article in any case where—

(a)a person is convicted of an offence involving obligatory endorsement, and

(b)the court is satisfied that the counterpart of his licence has been or is liable to be endorsed under Article 63 or 82 in respect of an offence (referred to in this Article as the “connected offence”) committed on the same occasion as the offence of which he is convicted.

(2) The number of penalty points to be attributed to the offence of which he is convicted is—

(a)the number of penalty points to be attributed to that offence under Article 30 apart from this Article, less

(b)the number of penalty points required to be endorsed on the counterpart of his licence under Article 63 or 82 in respect of the connected offence (except so far as they have already been deducted by virtue of this sub-paragraph).

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