WS v NZ POLICE – Successful appeal against district court judge’s refusal to grant s.94 application (to be not further disqualified). My client, whilst his licence was suspended, drove a vehicle from his friends place to his place in the afternoon at a distance of about a kilometre. As it was his third time of…

Tony Beach’s client had accepted the charge of driving with excess breath alcohol but sought an order from the District Court Judge at sentencing that the client be given an “alcohol interlock licence disqualification” under a new provision of the Land Transport Act 1998.  The new provision provides for a device to be fitted to…

Y pleaded guilty in the District Court to a charge of disqualified driving. He was fined and disqualified from driving for six months. An appeal the disqualification was overturned and a community based sentence substituted on the basis of s94 of the Land Transport Act 1994. This is one of the leading cases in relation…

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