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Road Safety Act 2006

DRINK-DRIVING etc.

Section 16: Experimental period for section 15

59.This section provides for an experimental period for the alcohol ignition interlock programme described in section 15. The experiment may continue until the end of 2010 but the Secretary of State may specify a later date by order. He may also terminate the restrictions specified for the experimental period. The section provides for the Secretary of State to designate certain court areas for the purpose of the experiment. During the experimental period the programme would not be offered to persons convicted under Section 3A of the RTA (causing death by careless driving when under influence of drink or drugs).

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