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Road Traffic Act 1988

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131Appeals

(1)A person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Registrar—

(a)to refuse an application for the entry of his name in the register, or

(b)to refuse an application for the retention of his name in the register, or

(c)to remove his name from the register,

may by notice in writing appeal to the Secretary of State within the period of twenty-eight days beginning with the day on which notice of the decision was given in accordance with this Part of this Act.

(2)A person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Registrar—

(a)to refuse an application for the grant of a licence under this Part of this Act, or

(b)to revoke such a licence,

may by notice in writing appeal to the Secretary of State within the period of fourteen days beginning with the day on which notice of the decision was given in accordance with this Part of this Act.

(3)On the appeal the Secretary of State may make such order—

(a)for the grant or refusal of the application or,

(b)for the removal or the retention of the name in the register, or the revocation or continuation of the licence,

(as the case may be) as he thinks fit.

(4)An order for such refusal, removal or revocation may direct that an application by the appellant—

(a)for the grant of a licence under this Part of this Act, or

(b)for his name to be entered in the register,

shall not be entertained before the expiration of such period, not exceeding four years beginning with the day on which the order is made, as may be specified in the order.

(5)Schedule 3 to this Act has effect in relation to an appeal under this section.

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