(1) A driver licence may be cancelled or suspended by the Authority because of an alleged speeding offence, if, in respect of the alleged offence:(a) the holder pays the whole or any part of the penalty specified in a penalty notice issued to the holder in respect of the offence, or(b) the holder has not paid the penalty specified in the penalty notice issued to the holder in respect of the offence and has not elected to have the matter dealt with by a court, and the time for the holder to have the matter so dealt with has lapsed.(2) The Authority may decide to cancel or suspend a driver licence under this section without the holder having been provided an opportunity to show cause why the licence should not be cancelled or suspended.(3) If a person’s driver licence is cancelled by the Authority under this section, the Authority may refuse to issue the person with any further licence for a period determined by the Authority and specified in a notice served on the person by the Authority.(3A) If a person’s driver licence is suspended by the Authority under this section, the person’s licence is suspended for such period as may be determined by the Authority and specified in a notice served on the person by the Authority.(4) Nothing in this section limits any discretion of the Authority to decline to issue a driver licence to a person.(5) In this section:
speeding offence means an offence that involves exceeding a speed limit fixed by or under the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999 and that is prescribed for the purposes of this section.