(1) A court that
convicts a person of an impounding offence (driver’s licence) may, by
order, impound a vehicle referred to in section 80GA for a period starting on
the date on which —
vehicle is surrendered; or
under section 78C, the vehicle is conveyed to the place where it is to be
and being such period,
not exceeding 3 months, as is specified in the order.
(2) A court is not to
make an order under subsection (1) unless it is satisfied that in the 3 years
before the day on which the offence was committed the person was convicted of
a previous impounding offence (driver’s licence).
[Section 80B inserted: No. 10 of 2004 s. 13;
amended: No. 24 of 2008 s. 12.]