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, Gallagher, Conor Typo in drug-driving law invalidates power of arrest, says barrister. (16 Nov 2020)

URL: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/typo...

A typographical error in a major piece of road traffic legislation means gardaí do not have the power to arrest people in certain cases of drug-driving......the number of affected cases is likely to be low as the issue only applies to impairment tests, which have largely been replaced by more sophisticated oral fluid tests in recent years.....


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