Driving Whilst Disqualified

A person is guilty of an offence if he drives a vehicle on a road or obtains a licence whilst disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence.

Driving while disqualified is a strict liability offence. It is not necessary for the prosecution to prove that the defendant knew that he was disqualified.

The prosecution would have to establish the following:

That the defendant was disqualified at the relevant time.

That the disqualification relates to the defendant.

That the defendant was driving.

If you have been charged with this offence, Contact Us immediately so we can advise you on the outcome of the case and if any mitigation applies to your case.