An interlock sentence is at least 12 months.  

You can exit this programme when you have completed your allotted sentence time, plus complied with the programme requirements.

The NZTA will check your reports before you exit the programme, and you will need: 

  • the previous 6 months violation free
  • the previous 3 months violation free AND have completed an alcohol assessment with a preferred provider as specified by NZTA.  
Find an approved drug and alcohol assessment centre in your area.  

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