Ffs my dd just had friend's license confiscated!

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1lifeliveitright Tue 26-Oct-21 21:55:18

17 yr dd (18 next month) went out with a couple of friends tonight. In the 2nd bar she was asked for id and handed over a friend's provisional. The real document but it's not hers. Anyway it was taken off her and the bar man refused to give it back. Even after speaking to his supervisor. Dd left but now has no Id anymore and her friend has lost her actual license. I appreciate they have both committed an offence in doing this but how does she get it back?! I tried to warn her of the dangers of doing this but she's done it several times before and of course she knows best!

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AnotherMansCause Tue 26-Oct-21 21:58:48

I wouldn't think your DD could get it back, the licence doesn't belong to her. The friend may be able to, but she would have to have an explanation regarding why your DD had it in her possession.

Cadent Tue 26-Oct-21 21:59:14

Ffs what?! Your daughter was an idiot and got her comeuppance.

Bonkerz Tue 26-Oct-21 22:00:15

Get friend to report stolen and pay for a new one for her. It can be done online.

TotallySuper Tue 26-Oct-21 22:00:30

Cadent

Ffs what?! Your daughter was an idiot and got her comeuppance.

Spot on

BigGreenOlives Tue 26-Oct-21 22:01:12

Your daughter’s friend just reports it lost and applies for a new one. Your daughter pays any costs.

Kitkat151 Tue 26-Oct-21 22:01:47

They will likely hand it in to the police....her friend is better off applying for a new one and paying 20 quid for it and say she lost it.

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3luckystars Tue 26-Oct-21 22:01:47

Ask the friend to call into the bar and say her licence was taken and misused.

ToykotoLosAngeles Tue 26-Oct-21 22:02:36

They have no right to keep it, according to a quick google.

www.business-lawfirm.co.uk/blog/confiscation-of-id.aspx

That said, there's no explanation friend can give to barman that makes what your DD did any less illegal.

rainyskylight Tue 26-Oct-21 22:02:45

I am really confused as to why this bit is so unfortunate:

"but now has no Id anymore"

I think you mean... she has no fake ID? Why are you so happy for her to swan around using fake ID?

PivotPivotPivottt Tue 26-Oct-21 22:03:15

This happened to me when I was younger I let someone use my passport as ID. I had to go into the bar and collect it and it was a girl I knew that had confiscated it she told me I was lucky it was her as usually they would contact the police but as she recognised me on the passport she didn't contact them. I don't know if this is true or whether she just said it to make me realise what an idiot I was.

ToykotoLosAngeles Tue 26-Oct-21 22:03:35

rainyskylight

I am really confused as to why this bit is so unfortunate:

"but now has no Id anymore"

I think you mean... she has no fake ID? Why are you so happy for her to swan around using fake ID?

Yeah, I was a bit like erm... she never had any idea that's any use for drinking!

ToykotoLosAngeles Tue 26-Oct-21 22:03:44

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Obecalp Tue 26-Oct-21 22:05:43

Why are you so happy for her to swan around using fake ID?

"I tried to warn her of the dangers..."

Your daughter pays any costs.

Presumably, the friend whose ID it really is agreed to and let her have it, so honestly I think both are liable for costs.

SisterAgatha Tue 26-Oct-21 22:05:59

He probably thought your DD was on the rob and had stolen it off someone else. So he took it off her to return to the real owner.

fizzzzyvimto Tue 26-Oct-21 22:06:15

The friend will probably have to go and collect it and make up a story that her 'sister' pinched it or something.

SnarkyBag Tue 26-Oct-21 22:06:24

rainyskylight

I am really confused as to why this bit is so unfortunate:

"but now has no Id anymore"

I think you mean... she has no fake ID? Why are you so happy for her to swan around using fake ID?

Yeah I was confused by that bit too!

Guess friend should just get a replacement and nut be daft enough to lend it to your dd 🤷‍♀️

Pandaly Tue 26-Oct-21 22:09:51

Dd left but now has no Id anymore and is this a problem? No. She didn't have any ID in the first place. But she needs to pay for her friends new ID and stop being a fraud.

thisplaceisweird Tue 26-Oct-21 22:10:40

You don't need to do anything OP. If your daughter is old enough to be drinking in bars she's old enough to deal with this.

As other PPs have said, if she asks for your help, suggest she just gives her friend the money it costs to replace it. Easily ordered online.

Comefromaway Tue 26-Oct-21 22:11:02

I can see this happening to Ds when he’s 18 in a few months time. He’s incredibly young looking and his photo was taken from his passport and squashed onto the driving licence. It looks nothing like him. In fact it looks like a corpse.

Dd was once refused to be served and accused of her licence being fake but luckily they didn’t take it off her. The irony was that she was 19 and actually working for a mystery shopping/ID checking company auditing the place!

1lifeliveitright Tue 26-Oct-21 22:12:45

Yes I meant has no 'fake' id anymore! I agree she's has her comeuppance but I feel for her as she's the only 1 not quite 18 yet.
She hasn't dare tell the friend yet. Probably paying or going halves on a new one maybe the answer.
God in a few weeks it won't be an issue but it did make me wonder are they allowed to keep it? What if it was actually hers? Dd and friend do look very similar hence why she's got away with it before.

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dworky Tue 26-Oct-21 22:13:08

Can't believe these responses, he has no right to keep it!

Courtier Tue 26-Oct-21 22:13:55

She can't she'll have to give her mate the £20 to replace it

Courtier Tue 26-Oct-21 22:15:26

SisterAgatha

He probably thought your DD was on the rob and had stolen it off someone else. So he took it off her to return to the real owner.


No he didn't, kids do this all the time. He will assume she borrowed or bought it. Kids at my 6th form used to rent them out

Courtier Tue 26-Oct-21 22:16:24

1lifeliveitright

Yes I meant has no 'fake' id anymore! I agree she's has her comeuppance but I feel for her as she's the only 1 not quite 18 yet.
She hasn't dare tell the friend yet. Probably paying or going halves on a new one maybe the answer.
God in a few weeks it won't be an issue but it did make me wonder are they allowed to keep it? What if it was actually hers? Dd and friend do look very similar hence why she's got away with it before.


If it was hers she's just go in the next day with her passport to prove it. As it is her mate might be able to but they'll know it's not the same girl as the night before.

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