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Guilty Your Honour: representing yourself in NSW local courts when charged with drink driving

Changes to the law from 20 May 2019

From Monday 20 May 2019 there will be changes to drink driving penalties. From this date, if you are caught drink driving in NSW, at any level, police may suspend your licence immediately. 

Find more information about drink driving penalties at:

Find more information about responding to a drink driving charge at:

  • LawAccess NSW Representing Yourself: Driving offences and crime Responding to a charge - find out about how to respond to a driving offence, including checking what you have been charged with, negotiating with the police, pleading guilty or not guilty and going to court.

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