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80B .         Impounding offence (driver’s licence) by previous offender, court may impound vehicle of

        (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 —

            (a)         the vehicle is surrendered; or

            (b)         under section 78C, the vehicle is conveyed to the place where it is to be stored,

                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.]

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