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PART 2 N.I.Drink-driving


Disqualification on convictionN.I.

Increased disqualification for repeat offencesN.I.

13—(1) In paragraph (3) of Article 35 of the Offenders Order (disqualification on conviction of certain repeat offences within 10 years)—

(a)for “paragraph (1)” substitute “ paragraphs (1), (1ZA), (1ZB) and (1ZC) ”,

(b)for “reference to 12 months” substitute “ references respectively there to 12 months, 6 months, 18 months and 2 years ”.

(2) After that paragraph, insert—

(3A) For the purposes of paragraph (3), endorsement of the person'sdriving record in accordance with Article 63A for a prior offence falling within any of sub-paragraphs (a) to (e) of that paragraph, within the 10 years immediately preceding the commission of the current offence, is to be treated as conviction of the prior offence..

(3) In paragraph (4)(b) of that Article (disqualification on conviction of other repeat offences within 3 years), after “a person” insert “ (other than a person falling within paragraph (1ZA), (1ZB) or (1ZC)) ”.