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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)

Chapter IV : Fitness of drivers

33. Production of licence and permit to court


1) If any person is charged with any offence in terms of this Act relating to the driving of a motor vehicle or a failure to stop after or report an accident, he or she shall produce every licence and permit of which he or she is the holder, or a duplicate thereof issued in terms of this Act if he or she is not in possession of the original, to the court at the time of the hearing of the charge.


2) For the purposes of this section and sections 34 to 36, inclusive "licence" means a learner's or driving licence; and "permit" means a professional driving permit.


3) No person referred to in subsection (1) shall, without reasonable excuse, refuse or fail to produce in terms of that subsection the licence and permit or duplicate so referred to on request.