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1. Mr. R repeatedly incurred 15 driving offence points and was to be disqualified for 6 months.  He submitted that his wheelchair bound mother was suffering from heart disease, recurrent mental problem and suicidal tendency, that he had to drive her to the hospital for regular medical checks, and that he frequently had to drive home to take care of her in case of emergency.  Mr. R tried to rely on the circumstance of “exceptional hardship” and sought a non-disqualification order.

The above scenario is an actual Court case, where the Court ruled that there was “exceptional hardship” on the part of the mother—though not on the part of Mr. R—and thus allowed an order for non-disqualification.

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