289. Driving when unlawfully in the United Kingdom.

289.     Driving when unlawfully in the United Kingdom.

As from a day to be appointed1 a person commits an offence if he:

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    (1)     drives a motor vehicle on a road2 or other public place at a time when the person is not lawfully resident3 in the United Kingdom4; and

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    (2)     at that time he knows or has reasonable cause to believe that he is not lawfully resident in the United Kingdom5.

A penalty is prescribed by statute for this offence6.

If a person has been arrested for this offence