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Delaware DUI Length of License Revocation – 21 Del. Code § 4177A – Full Text – Old Law Applicable To Offenses Occurring Prior to July 1, 2012


DELAWARE DUI LENGTH OF LICENSE REVOCATION LAW – Applicable to Offenses Occurring Prior to July 1, 2012*


§ 4177A. Revocation of license for violation of § 4177.

(a) The Secretary shall forthwith revoke the driver’s license and/or driving privileges of any person convicted of a violation of § 4177 of this title or any offense under the laws of any state or of the United States or local jurisdiction or the District of Columbia which prohibits driving under the influence of drugs. Such revocation shall be for a period of:

(1) First offense — 12 months; except that if the offender’s blood alcohol concentration was between .15 — .19 the revocation period shall be 18 months, or if the offender’s blood alcohol concentration was .20 or greater or the offender refused a chemical test, the period of revocation shall be 24 months.

(2) Second offense — 24 months; except that if the offender’s blood alcohol concentration was between .15-.19 the revocation period shall be 24 months, or if the offender’s blood alcohol concentration was .20 or greater, or the offender has refused a chemical test, the revocation period shall be 30 months.

(3) Third offense — 24 months; except that if the offender’s blood alcohol concentration was between .15-.19 the revocation period shall be 30 months, or if the offender’s blood alcohol concentration was .20 or greater, or the offender has refused a chemical test, revocation period shall be 36 months.

(4) Fourth or further subsequent offenses — 60 months regardless of the blood alcohol concentration.

(b) Any person sentenced under subsection (d) of § 4177 of this title shall have the person’s driver’s license and/or driving privileges revoked by the Secretary until the person has satisfactorily completed a program established pursuant to § 4177D of this title.

(c) The Secretary shall have power and authority to refuse to issue a driver’s license to any individual whose driver’s license or driving privilege was revoked pursuant to this section until such person has satisfied the Secretary that the person has been of good behavior for the entire period of the revocation and until the person has complied with all applicable provisions of this section. If the Secretary refuses to issue a driver’s license after the period of revocation has ended and after all fines and/or fees are paid, the applicant may appeal to the Superior Court of the county of residence.
*Current as of October 31, 2008

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