Road Traffic Act 2004

Production of driving licence to member of Garda Síochána subsequent to commission of road traffic offence.

33.—(1) Where a member of the Garda Síochána has reasonable grounds for believing that—

(a) a mechanically propelled vehicle has been used in a public place on a particular occasion,

(b) the use may have involved the commission of an offence under the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2004 (including a case in which the member has himself or herself observed the use), and

(c) the actual user of the vehicle was a particular person,

the member may at any time or times subsequent to the occasion in question require of the person the production of a driving licence, having effect and licensing the person to drive the vehicle used on the occasion in question, at a Garda Station or another place specified by the member, within the period of 10 days of the date of making the requirement.

(2) A person who fails to comply with a requirement under subsection (1) is guilty of an offence.