Road Traffic Act 1961

F67[Automatic revocation of driving licence where holder is subject of deportation order

23C

23C. ...]

Annotations

Amendments:

F67

Inserted by Road Traffic and Roads Act 2023 (16/2023), s. 5(f), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C27

Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Road Traffic and Roads Act 2023 (16/2023), s. 5(f), not commenced as of date of revision.

F67[23C.(1) Where the holder of an Irish driving licence is the subject of a deportation order the licence shall stand revoked.

(2) A revocation under subsection (1) shall take effect on the date on which the Minister for Justice notifies the Minister, in accordance with subsection (3), of the making of the order.

(3) Where the Minister for Justice makes a deportation order in respect of a person he or she may notify the Minister of the making of the order and may share the following information with the Minister for the purposes of this section:

(a) the name of the person who is the subject of the deportation order;

(b) the date of birth of the person who is the subject of the deportation order;

(c) where the person who is the subject of the deportation order was issued with a document evidencing that he or she had a legal right to reside in the State, the number associated with that document.

(4) The Minister and his or her servants or agents shall not use information shared under subsection (3) for any purpose other than the purpose of this section.

(5) In this section, "deportation order" means a deportation order made or deemed to be made under section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 or section 51 of the International Protection Act 2015.]