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The Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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[F1Application to Great Britain licence holdersN.I.

92ZA.(1) The references to a licence in the following provisions of this Order include references to a Great Britain licence—

(a)Article 11,

(b)Article 28(4) and (5) and (6)(b),

(c)Article 29,

(d)Article 31(1),

(e)Article 32,

(f)Article 33,

(g)Article 47(6),

(h)Article 49(1),[F2 and (2A)]

(i)Article 51(2),

(j)Article 52(2) [F3, (3) and (3A)],

(k)Article 53.

(2) Accordingly, the reference in Article 29(2)(b) to the suspension of a licence is to be construed in relation to a Great Britain licence holder as a reference to his ceasing to be authorised by virtue of Article 19E(1) of the Order of 1981 to drive in Northern Ireland a motor vehicle of any class.

(3) The references in Articles 28(6)(a) and 29(2) to a new licence include references to a counterpart of a Great Britain licence.

(4) In relation to a Great Britain licence holder to whom a counterpart is issued under Article 19F of the Order of 1981, the references in Part IV of this Order to a licence include references to a Great Britain licence.

(5) Where a court orders the endorsement of the counterpart of any Great Britain licence held by a person, it must send notice of the endorsement to the Department.

(6) The notice must—

(a)be sent in such manner and to such address, and

(b)contain such particulars,

as the Department may determine.

(7) Where a court orders the holder of a Great Britain licence to be disqualified, it must send the Great Britain licence and its counterpart (if any), on their being produced to the court, to the Department.

(8) The licence and its counterpart must be sent to such address as the Department may determine.

(9) Where—

(a)a notice is sent to the Department under paragraph (5), and

(b)the particulars contained in the notice include—

(i)particulars of an offence in respect of which the holder of a Great Britain licence is disqualified by an order of a court, and

(ii)particulars of the disqualification,

the Department must send a notice containing the particulars mentioned in sub-paragraph (b)(i) and (ii) to the licensing authority in Great Britain.]

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