Section 178 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) is ‘Production of Relevant Australian Driver Licence to Court’ and is extracted below.
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Section 178 of the Road Transport Act 2013 is Production of Relevant Australian Driver Licence to Court and reads as follows:
Production of relevant Australian driver licence to court
(cf Gen Act, s 174)
(1) A person who is the holder of a relevant Australian driver licence and who is charged with a breach of the road transport legislation must produce the person’s driver licence to the court at the hearing of the charge.
(2) A person must not, without reasonable excuse, fail to comply with subsection (1).
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
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