95A Extension of 28-day suspension period of driver licence under section 95

(1)

A Police employee holding the office of constable and who is of or above the position of inspector may, after giving notice in writing to the person whose driver licence has been suspended, apply to a District Court Judge for an order extending the 28-day suspension period referred to in section 95(2)(b).

(2)

An application must specify the circumstances that make it necessary to extend the 28-day suspension period.

(3)

The maximum number of applications that may be made under this section in respect of a suspended driver licence is 3.

(4)

The District Court may order that the driver licence be suspended for a further period not exceeding 28 days.

(5)

A person whose driver licence has been suspended for a further period not exceeding 28 days by an order made under subsection (4) may appeal to the High Court against that order.

(6)

The High Court may confirm, reverse, or modify the order appealed against.

(7)

Every order appealed against under this section continues in force pending the determination of the appeal, and no person is excused from complying with any of the provisions of this Act on the ground that any appeal is pending.

Section 95A: inserted, on 10 May 2011, by section 58 of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).

Section 95A(4): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).