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We have recently received a number of enquiries from motorists as to whether a disqualification imposed by a court in the UK will be enforceable in the Republic of Ireland and vice versa.
This is the subject of much debate at the moment and is receiving a lot of interest amongst academics.
The new position will be that any UK drivers who are disqualified for an offence in Ireland will be subject to that ban when they return home to the UK. Similarly, the position is identical in respect of any disqualification imposed on an Irish motorist whilst driving in the UK.