Posted the: 2013-02-12 Numac: 2013014023 FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE mobility and transport July 18, 2012. -Act to amend the Act of 16 March 1968 on road traffic in what police concerns the return of driver's licence in the event of forfeiture of the right to drive ALBERT II, King of the Belgians, all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
S. 2. article 40 of the law of 16 March 1968 on road traffic police is complemented by two paragraphs worded as follows: "without prejudice to article 49/1, in the case where the sentenced fails to send in time his license at the registry, the current disqualification period is extended of right of the period that has elapsed between the fifth day after the warning referred to in paragraph 1, and the effective date. delivery of the licence.
If several declarations of forfeiture as a penalty are pronounced dependant of the convict, the Crown can make them take courses successively after the warning. » Art. 3. in the same Act inserted an article 49/1, as follows: «art.» 49/1. Is punishable by a fine of 200 euros to 2,000 euros and a forfeiture of the right to drive a motor vehicle for a period of at least one month or one of those penalties only, who, after a lapse of the right to drive has been pronounced against him, does not render his license within the time limits laid down by the King.
In extenuating circumstances, the fine can be reduced without that it can be less than one euro.
The penalties are doubled if there is recurrence within three years after an earlier judgment sentencing and sunk in res judicata. » Art. 4. this Act comes into force the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of ten days taking price the day after its publication in the Moniteur belge.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, July 18, 2012.
ALBERT by the King: the Minister of the Interior and of equality of opportunity, Ms. J. MILQUET. the Secretary of State environmental, energy and mobility, M. WATHELET Scellé of the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) Parliamentary References: records of the House of representatives: 53-439-2010/2011: No. 1: Bill of Mr Van den Bergh Mrs Van der Auwera and Lawler, Messrs. Terwingen, Verherstraeten and Asok and Mrs Muylle and Dikshit.
53 - 439 - 2011/2012: Nos. 2 and 3: amendments N ° 4: report.
No. 5: Text adopted by the commission.
No. 6: Text adopted in plenary meeting and transmitted to the Senate.
Full report: June 21, 2012.
The Senate documents: 5-1679-2011/2012: No. 1: project not referred by the Senate