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Road Safety Act 2006

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Section 10

SCHEDULE 3Endorsement: all drivers

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Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14)

1(1)Section 24 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (regulation of conduct of drivers, inspectors and conductors) (as amended by Schedule 2) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2), for the words from “cause particulars” to the end substitute “send notice of the particulars of the conviction to the Secretary of State requiring the Secretary of State to endorse them on the person’s driving record (within the meaning of section 97A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988)”.

(3)Omit subsection (3).

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

2The Road Traffic Act 1988 is amended as follows.

3In section 88(6) (requirement for driving licence: exceptions), omit “, counterparts of licences”.

4In section 92(7ZB)(a) and (7C) (requirements as to physical fitness of drivers), omit “and its counterpart”.

5(1)Section 93 (revocation of licence because of disability or prospective disability) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsections (2)(b) and (3), omit “and its counterpart”.

(3)In subsection (4)(a)—

(a)omit “or its counterpart”, and

(b)for “them” substitute “it”.

(4)In subsection (4)(b)—

(a)for “them” substitute “it”, and

(b)for “their” substitute “its”.

6(1)Section 97 (grant of licences) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)(c)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (i), omit “and its counterpart”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (ia), omit the words from “together” to the end, and

(c)in sub-paragraph (ii), omit “and its counterpart (if any) issued to him”.

(3)In subsection (1AA), omit—

(a)“together with the counterparts mentioned in that sub-paragraph”, and

(b)“and its Northern Ireland counterpart”.

7In section 98(1)(c) (form of licence), omit “or its counterpart”.

8(1)Section 98A (compulsory surrender of old-form licences) (inserted by section 29) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), omit “and their counterparts”.

(3)In subsection (3), omit “(and their counterparts)”.

(4)In subsection (4), omit “(with its counterpart)”.

(5)In subsection (7), omit “and its counterpart”.

9(1)Section 99 (duration of licences) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2A), omit “and its counterpart”.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)omit paragraph (aa),

(b)in paragraph (b), omit “or in its counterpart”, and

(c)omit “and its counterpart”.

(4)In subsection (4), omit “and its counterpart”.

(5)In subsection (6)—

(a)omit “and its counterpart”, in both places,

(b)for “them”, in both places, substitute “it”, and

(c)for “their” substitute “its”.

(6)In subsection (7), omit “and its counterpart”.

(7)In subsection (7ZA) (inserted by section 30), omit “and its counterpart”.

10In section 99A (authorisation to drive in Great Britain), omit subsections (5) and (6).

11(1)Section 99B (information about resident Community licence holders) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit subsection (3).

(3)In subsection (4), for “subsections (1) and (3)” substitute “subsection (1)”.

(4)In subsection (5), for “a Community licence delivered to him (whether or not in pursuance of this section) in such manner as he may determine” substitute “the driving record of a person who delivers to him a Community licence (whether or not in pursuance of this section)”.

(5)Omit subsection (6).

(6)For subsection (7) substitute—

(7)Where the name of a Community licence holder as specified in his Community licence ceases to be correct, he must deliver his Community licence immediately to the Secretary of State and provide him with particulars of the alterations falling to be made in the name on it.

(7)Omit subsection (8).

(8)In subsection (9), after “endorse the Community licence” insert “and that person’s driving record”.

(9)In subsection (11)(b), omit “(6) or”.

(10)Omit subsection (12).

12(1)Section 99C (revocation of authorisation conferred by Community licence because of disability or prospective disability) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsections (1) to (4), omit “and its counterpart (if any)” in each place.

(3)Omit subsection (5).

13(1)Section 105 (regulations) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Community licences and counterparts of such licences” substitute “and Community licences”,

(b)in paragraph (b), after sub-paragraph (i) insert “or” and omit sub-paragraph (iii) and the word “or” before it,

(c)in paragraph (e), omit “and counterparts of licences” and “or counterparts of licences”, and

(d)omit paragraph (ea).

(3)In subsection (5), for “and 91ZA to 91B” substitute “, 91ZA and 91A”.

14In section 108 (interpretation), omit the definition of “counterpart”.

15In section 109 (provisions as to Northern Ireland drivers' licences), for subsection (2) substitute—

(2)For the purposes of this Act, any driver holding a Northern Ireland licence shall be under the same obligation to produce such a licence as if it had been a licence granted under this Part of this Act, and the provisions of this Act as to the production of licences granted under this Part of this Act shall apply accordingly.

16(1)Section 109A (counterparts issued to Northern Ireland licence holders) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsections (1) and (2) substitute—

(1)The Secretary of State may endorse the driving record of a Northern Ireland licence holder who delivers to him a Northern Ireland licence together with the information specified in, or required under, subsection (3) below with any part of that information.

(3)For subsections (4) and (5) substitute—

(4)Where the name of a Northern Ireland licence holder as specified in his Northern Ireland licence ceases to be correct, he may deliver his Northern Ireland licence immediately to the Secretary of State and provide him with particulars of the alterations falling to be made in the name on it.

(5)On the delivery of a Northern Ireland licence by any person in pursuance of subsection (4) above, the Secretary of State may endorse the Northern Ireland licence and that person’s driving record with the correct name and must return the Northern Ireland licence to that person.

(4)In the heading, for ‘Counterparts issued to’ substitute ‘Information about’.

17(1)Section 109B (revocation of authorisation conferred by Northern Ireland licence because of disability or prospective disability) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), omit the words from “together” to the end.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit “together with the relevant counterparts”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), omit “and those counterparts”.

(4)In subsection (4), omit “and the relevant counterparts”.

(5)Omit subsection (5).

18In section 115A(1) (community licence holders: cessation of authorisation), omit “and its counterpart (if any)”.

19In section 117A (community licences: disqualification, etc.), omit “and its counterpart (if any)” in both places.

20(1)Section 118 (revoked or suspended licences: surrender, return and endorsement) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), omit “and its counterpart”.

(3)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)Where, in pursuance of section 115 of this Act, the Secretary of State suspends a licence, he must (unless the holder of the licence has already delivered his licence to a traffic commissioner on a reference under section 116 of this Act) serve notice on the holder of the licence requiring him to deliver the licence forthwith to the Secretary of State at the address specified in the notice, and it shall be the duty of the holder of the licence to comply with the requirement.

(2A)On the delivery of the licence or, where the licence has already been delivered to a traffic commissioner, on suspending the licence, the Secretary of State must endorse the particulars of the suspension on the licence holder’s driving record.

(2B)The Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the traffic commissioner, must then return the licence to the holder.

(4)In subsection (4), omit “and its counterpart”.

(5)Omit subsection (5).

21In section 121 (interpretation), omit the definition of “counterpart”.

22In section 122(3) (provisions as to Northern Ireland licences)—

(a)for “and its counterpart are” substitute “is”, and

(b)for “them” substitute “it”.

23In section 125A(8) (registration of disabled persons), in paragraph (c) of the definition of “disabled person’s limited driving licence”, omit “and a counterpart of that licence”.

24In section 141A(5) (interpretation of Part 5) (as substituted by Schedule 6), omit “and “counterpart”, in relation to a Community licence”.

25In section 142 (index to Part 5) (as substituted by Schedule 6), omit “and counterpart”.

26(1)Section 164 (power of constables to require production of driving licence and in certain cases statement of date of birth) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit “and its counterpart” in each place.

(3)In subsection (1), for “they were” substitute “it was”.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)for “their” substitute “its”, and

(b)for “them”, in both places, substitute “it”.

(5)In subsection (5)—

(a)for “them”, in each place, substitute “it”, and

(b)for “their” substitute “its”.

(6)In subsection (7), for “their”, in both places, substitute “its”.

(7)In subsection (8)—

(a)for “them”, in each place, substitute “it”, and

(b)for “their” substitute “its”.

(8)In subsection (11), omit the reference to “counterpart”.

27In section 167(a) (power of arrest in Scotland for reckless or careless driving or cycling), for the words from “and the counterpart” to the end substitute “or, as the case may be, his Northern Ireland licence or Community licence within the meaning of that Part.”

28(1)Section 173 (forgery of documents etc.) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit the words from “or” to the end, and

(b)omit paragraph (aa).

(3)In subsection (4), omit ““counterpart”,”.

29In section 176 (power to seize articles), omit subsections (1A), (3A) and (8).

Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53)

30The Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (as amended by Schedule 2) is amended as follows.

31In section 7(1) (duty of accused to provide licence), omit the words from “and the foregoing” to the end.

32(1)Section 26 (interim disqualification) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (7)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit “and its counterpart”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), omit “and counterpart” and for “them” substitute “it”.

(3)In subsection (8)—

(a)omit “and its counterpart”,

(b)for “them” substitute “it”, and

(c)omit “and counterpart”.

(4)In subsection (9)(b)—

(a)omit “and its counterpart”,

(b)omit “and counterpart”, and

(c)for “their” substitute “its”.

(5)Omit subsection (14).

33(1)Section 27 (production of licence) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit “and its counterpart” in each place.

(3)In subsection (1), for “them” substitute “it”.

(4)In subsection (3)(b), for “are produced” substitute “is produced”.

(5)In subsection (4), for “their” substitute “its”.

34In section 28(3) (penalty points to be attributed to an offence), for “57(5), 57A(6), 77(5)” substitute “57A(6)”.

35(1)Section 29 (penalty points to be taken into account on conviction) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)(b), omit “the counterpart of any licence held by him or on”.

(3)Omit subsection (3).

36(1)Section 30 (modification of sections 28 and 29 in case where fixed penalty also in question) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)(b)—

(a)omit “the counterpart of his licence or”, and

(b)for “57, 57A, 77” substitute “57A”.

(3)In subsection (2)(b)—

(a)omit “on the counterpart of his licence or”, and

(b)for “57, 57A, 77” substitute “57A”.

37In section 31(1) (court may take particulars endorsed into consideration), omit “the counterpart of his licence or on”.

38Omit section 32 (in Scotland court may take extract from licensing records into account).

39In section 36 (disqualification until test passed), omit subsection (10).

40(1)Section 42 (removal of disqualification) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (5), for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)must send notice of the order to the Secretary of State,.

(3)Omit subsection (5A).

(4)In subsection (5AA), for “(5)(a)(ii)” substitute “(5)(a)”.

(5)In subsection (5B), for “(5)(a)(ii) or (5A)” substitute “(5)(a)”.

41Omit section 45 (effect of endorsement of counterparts).

42In section 45A (effect of endorsement of driving records), for subsections (3) to (5) substitute—

(3)An endorsement ordered on a person’s conviction of an offence remains effective (subject to subsections (4) and (5) below)—

(a)if an order is made for the disqualification of the offender, until four years have elapsed since the conviction, and

(b)if no such order is made, until either—

(i)four years have elapsed since the commission of the offence, or

(ii)an order is made for the disqualification of the offender under section 35 of this Act.

(4)Where the offence was one under section 1 or 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (causing death by dangerous driving and dangerous driving), the endorsement remains in any case effective until four years have elapsed since the conviction.

(5)Where the offence was one—

(a)under section 3A, 4(1) or 5(1)(a) of that Act (driving offences connected with drink or drugs),

(b)under section 7(6) of that Act (failing to provide specimen) involving obligatory disqualification, or

(c)under section 7A(6) of that Act (failing to allow a specimen to be subjected to laboratory test),

the endorsement remains effective until eleven years have elapsed since the conviction.

43In section 46(2)(b) (combination of disqualification and endorsement with probation orders and orders for discharge), omit “the counterpart of any licence held by him or on”.

44(1)Section 47 (supplementary provisions as to disqualifications and endorsements) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)Where a court orders the endorsement of a person’s driving record it may, and where a court orders a person to be disqualified for a period of 56 days or more it must, send any licence of the person that is produced to the court, to the Secretary of State.

(3)In subsection (2A), omit “and its counterpart”.

(4)In subsection (3), omit “a licence or”.

(5)In subsection (3A), omit “in relation to a person who is not the holder of a licence,”.

(6)In subsection (4), omit “and the counterpart of a licence”.

45(1)Section 48 (exemption from disqualification and endorsement for certain construction and use offences) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsections (1) and (2), omit “the counterpart of any licence held by him or on”.

(3)Omit subsection (3).

46(1)Section 56 (licence receipts) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit “and its counterpart” in each place.

(3)In subsection (2), for “them” substitute “it”.

47Omit section 58 (effect of endorsement of counterpart without hearing).

48Omit section 61 (fixed penalty notice mistakenly given to licence holder: exclusion of fixed penalty procedures).

49(1)Section 61A (fixed penalty notice mistakenly given to unlicensed person: exclusion of fixed penalty procedures) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), omit “but who is not the holder of a licence,”.

(3)In subsection (3), insert at the end “and send the chief officer of police any licence sent to him under section 54(7) of this Act.”

(4)In the heading, omit “to unlicensed person”.

50(1)Section 72 (notices on-the-spot etc.: when registration and endorsement invalid) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit subsection (4).

(3)In subsection (5), omit “57 or”.

(4)Omit subsection (6).

51(1)Section 75 (issue of conditional offer) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsections (5) and (6), for “, 77 and 77A”, substitute “and 77A”.

(3)Omit subsection (8).

(4)In subsection (8A)—

(a)omit “who is not the holder of a licence”, and

(b)in paragraph (a), for the words after “offender” substitute—

(i)makes payment of the fixed penalty to the appropriate person, and

(ii)where he is the holder of a licence and the offence to which the offer relates is an offence involving obligatory endorsement, at the same time delivers his licence to the appropriate person, and.

(5)In subsection (11A), for “, 77 and 77A”, substitute “and 77A”.

(6)Omit subsection (12).

52(1)Section 76 (effect of offer and payment of penalty) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (3)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit “inspecting the licence and its counterpart or (where the alleged offender is not the holder of a licence)” and for “his” substitute “the alleged offender's”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), omit “and its counterpart”.

(3)In subsection (4), for “75(8)(a) or (8A)(a)” substitute “75(8A)(a)”.

(4)Omit subsection (8).

53Omit section 77 (endorsement of counterparts where penalty paid).

54(1)Section 77A (endorsement of driving records where penalty paid) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)omit “who is not the holder of a licence”,

(b)after “to the fixed penalty clerk” insert “and (if he is the holder of a licence) delivers his licence to the fixed penalty clerk”, and

(c)insert at the end “together with any licence delivered under paragraph (a) above”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)after “record” insert “and return any licence delivered to him under this section to the alleged offender”,

(b)omit “who is not the holder of a licence”, and

(c)after “to him” insert “and (if he is the holder of a licence) delivers his licence to him,”.

55(1)Section 83 (powers of court in cases of deception) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit subsection (1).

(3)In subsection (1A), omit “also”.

(4)In subsection (2), omit—

(a)“57 or”, and

(b)“77 or”.

56In section 84(1)(a) (regulations), for “54(4) or (5C)” substitute “54(5)”.

57(1)Section 91ZA (application to Northern Ireland licence holders) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (b), omit “and (9)(b)”,

(b)omit paragraphs (d) to (f),

(c)omit paragraphs (h) to (j),

(d)in paragraph (k), omit “, (3) and (3A)”, and

(e)omit paragraph (l).

(3)Omit subsections (3) to (6).

(4)In subsection (7)—

(a)omit “and its counterpart (if any)”, and

(b)for “their” substitute “its”.

(5)In subsection (8), omit “and its counterpart”.

(6)In subsection (9)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “subsection (5) above” substitute “section 44A above of an order for the endorsement of a person’s driving record”, and

(b)in paragraph (b)(i), after “licence” insert “, or a person normally resident in Northern Ireland who does not hold a licence,”.

58Omit section 91ZB (effect of endorsement on Northern Ireland licence holders).

59(1)Section 91A (application to Community licence holders) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for the words from “27” to “48(1) and (2)” substitute “and 32”.

(3)Omit subsections (2) to (4).

(4)In subsection (5)—

(a)omit “and its counterpart (if any)”, and

(b)for “their” substitute “its”.

(5)Omit subsection (6).

(6)For subsection (7) substitute—

(7)Where—

(a)a notice is sent to the Secretary of State under section 44A above for the endorsement of a person’s driving record with any particulars or penalty points, and

(b)the particulars contained in the notice include—

(i)particulars of an offence in respect of which the holder of a Community licence, or a person normally resident in another EEA state who does not hold a licence, is disqualified by an order of a court, and

(ii)particulars of the disqualification,

the Secretary of State must send a notice containing the particulars mentioned in paragraph (b)(i) and (ii) to the licensing authority in the EEA state in respect of which the Community licence was issued or, where the person disqualified is not the holder of a licence, the licensing authority in the EEA state where the person is normally resident.

(7A)Where a Community licence has been sent to the Secretary of State in pursuance of subsection (5) above, he must return the Community licence to the holder—

(a)on the expiry of the period of disqualification, or

(b)if earlier, on being satisfied that the holder has left Great Britain and is not normally resident there.

(7)Omit subsections (8) to (10).

60Omit section 91B (effect of endorsement on Community licence holders).

61In section 98(1) (interpretation)—

(a)in the definition of “the provisions connected with the licensing of drivers”, for “91ZA to 91B” substitute “91ZA, 91A”, and

(b)in the words following the definition of “the Traffic Acts”, omit ““counterpart”,”.

62(1)Schedule 1 (offences to which sections 1, 6, 11 and 12(1) apply) is amended as follows.

(2)In the entries relating to sections 98A(7) and 99(5) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52), omit “and counterpart”.

(3)In the entry relating to section 164(6) of that Act, omit “and counterpart etc.”.

63(1)Part 1 of Schedule 2 (prosecution and punishment of offences: offences under the Traffic Acts) is amended as follows.

(2)In the entries relating to the following provisions, omit “and counterpart”—

(a)section 92(7C) of the Road Traffic Act 1988,

(b)section 93(3) of that Act,

(c)section 98A(7) of that Act,

(d)section 99(5) of that Act,

(e)section 118 of that Act,

(f)section 26 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53), and

(g)section 27 of that Act.

(3)In the entry relating to section 164 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, omit “or counterpart etc.”.

(4)In the entry relating to section 173 of that Act, omit “counterparts of Community licences,”.

64In Schedule 5 (Scotland: additional offences open to conditional offer), in the entry relating to section 99(5) of the Road Traffic Act 1988, omit—

(a)“and its counterpart”, and

(b)“and counterpart”.

Child Support Act 1991 (c. 48)

65(1)Section 40B of the Child Support Act 1991 (disqualification from driving: further provision) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (4), omit the words from “and” to the end.

(3)In subsection (9)—

(a)omit “and its counterpart”, and

(b)for “their” substitute “its”.

Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995 (c. 13)

66The Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995 is amended as follows.

67(1)Section 2 (surrender of licences) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)Where this subsection applies, the court must, together with the notice of the order referred to in subsection (1)(d) required to be sent to the Secretary of State under section 44A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988, send the person’s licence on its production to the court.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “and its counterpart have” substitute “has”,

(b)in paragraph (c)—

(i)omit “appropriate person endorses the number of”, and

(ii)for “on the counterpart of the licence” substitute “are to be endorsed on the person’s driving record”, and

(c)in paragraph (f)—

(i)before “endorsed” insert “to be”, and

(ii)for “counterpart of the licence” substitute “person’s driving record”.

(4)In subsection (4)—

(a)in paragraph (a)—

(i)omit “and its counterpart”, and

(ii)for “57(3) or (4) or 77(1)” substitute “57A(3) or (4) or 77A(2)”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), insert at the end “together with the notice he is required to send under section 57A or 77A of that Act of the particulars to be endorsed on the person’s driving record”.

68In section 3 (revocation of licences), for subsection (1) substitute—

(1)Where the Secretary of State receives—

(a)a notice sent to him under section 44A, 57A or 77A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 of particulars required to be endorsed on a person’s driving record, and

(b)a person’s licence sent to him in accordance with section 2(2) or (4)(b),

the Secretary of State must by notice served on that person revoke the licence.

69In section 9(5) (interpretation etc.), omit “and its counterpart” in both places.

70(1)Schedule 1 (newly qualified drivers holding test certificates) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 3—

(a)in sub-paragraph (2), omit “and its counterpart”, and

(b)in sub-paragraph (4)(a), omit “(with its counterpart)”.

(3)In paragraph 4—

(a)for sub-paragraph (2) substitute—

(2)The court must send to the Secretary of State, on its production to the court, the person’s test certificate, together with the notice of the order referred to in section 2(1)(d)., and

(b)in sub-paragraph (4), for the words following “State” substitute “the person’s test certificate together with the notice he is required to send under section 57A or 77A of the particulars to be endorsed on the person’s driving record.”

(4)In paragraph 5(1)—

(a)for “paragraph 4” substitute “section 44A, 57A or 77A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988”,

(b)for “or endorsed on the counterpart of a person’s licence” substitute “on a person’s driving record”, and

(c)for “(4)(b)” substitute “(4)”.

(5)In paragraph 7—

(a)for sub-paragraph (2) substitute—

(2)The court must, together with the notice of the order referred to in section 2(1)(d), send to the Secretary of State—

(a)on its production to the court, the person’s licence, and

(b)on its production to the court, the person’s test certificate., and

(b)in sub-paragraph (4)—

(i)in paragraph (a), omit “and its counterpart”,

(ii)in that paragraph, for “57(3) or (4) or 77(1)” substitute “57A(3) or (4) or 77A(2)”, and

(iii)in paragraph (b), for “them” substitute “it” and insert at the end “together with the notice he is required to send under section 57A or 77A of that Act of the particulars to be endorsed on the person’s driving record.”

(6)In paragraph 8(1)(a),—

(a)for “paragraph 7(2)(a)” substitute “section 44A, 57A or 77A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988”,

(b)for “the counterpart of a person’s licence” substitute ”a person’s driving record,

(c)omit “and its counterpart”, and

(d)for “7(2)(b)” substitute “7(2)(a)”.

Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

71The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is amended as follows.

72(1)Section 146 (driving disqualification for any offence) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (4)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit “together with its counterpart”, and

(b)in paragraphs (aa) and (b), omit “and its counterpart (if any)”.

(3)In subsection (5), omit the definition of “counterpart”.

73(1)Section 147 (driving disqualification where vehicle used for purposes of crime) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (5)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit “together with its counterpart”, and

(b)in paragraphs (aa) and (b), omit “and its counterpart (if any)”.

(3)In subsection (7), for “and “counterpart” have the meanings” substitute “has the meaning”.

Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c. 32)

74The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 is amended as follows.

75(1)Section 63 (production of licence: Great Britain) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit “and its counterpart” in each place.

(3)In subsections (3)(b) and (4)(b), for “them” substitute “it”.

(4)In subsection (7), omit the second sentence.

76(1)Section 64 (production of licence: Northern Ireland) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit “and its counterpart” in each place.

(3)In subsections (3)(b) and (4)(b), for “them” substitute “it”.

(4)In subsection (7), omit the second sentence.

77(1)Section 68 (endorsement of licence: Great Britain) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsections (2) to (5) substitute—

(2)The Secretary of State must secure that the particulars of the disqualification are endorsed on the person’s driving record until the end of the period for which the endorsement remains effective.

(3)At the end of the period for which the endorsement remains effective the Secretary of State must remove the endorsement from the person’s driving record.

(3)For subsection (7) substitute—

(7)Where the person ceases to be disqualified by virtue of section 57(6), the Secretary of State must endorse the relevant particulars on his driving record.

In this section and section 69 “driving record” has the meaning given by section 97A of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

78(1)Section 69 (endorsement of licence: Northern Ireland) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsections (2) to (5) substitute—

(2)The Department must secure that the particulars of the disqualification are endorsed on the person’s driving record until the end of the period for which the endorsement remains effective.

(3)At the end of the period for which the endorsement remains effective the Department must secure that the endorsement is removed from the person’s driving record.

(3)For subsection (7) substitute—

(7)Where the person ceases to be disqualified by virtue of section 57(6), the Department must secure that the relevant particulars are endorsed on his driving record.

79In section 74(1) (interpretation), omit the definition of “counterpart”.

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

80(1)Section 301 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (fine defaulters: driving disqualification) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraph (a), omit “together with its counterpart”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), omit “and its counterpart (if any)”.

(3)In subsection (7), omit the definition of “counterpart”.

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