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PART IIN.I.Principal Road Safety Provisions

Other restrictions in interests of safetyN.I.

Drunkenness, etc., in charge of horse-drawn vehicleN.I.

40.—(1) A person who when driving, attempting to drive or in charge of, a vehicle drawn by a horse or other animal on a road or other public place, is unfit to drive through drink or drugs (that is to say, is under the influence of drink or a drug to such extent as to be incapable of having proper control of the vehicle), is guilty of an offence.

(2) Any person liable to be charged with an offence under this Article shall not be liable to be charged under Article 10(2) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1980F1 (being drunk while in charge in a road or other public place of an animal).