ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933


Number 8 of 1933


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Road Transport Act 1933. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, and all statutory instruments up to and including European Union (Cereal Seed) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 375 of 2016), made 30 June 2016, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 8 of 1933


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Although not included in a collective citation, this Act is one of a group of Acts which deal with the same subject matter:

Road Transport Act 1933 (8/1933)

Road Transport Act 1934 (17/1934)

Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935)

Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), Part VII

Transport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1955 (21/1955)

Transport Act 1958 (19/1958)

Transport (No. 2) Act 1959 (40/1959)

Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971)

Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978)

Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986)

Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006)

Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011)

Acts previously included in the group but now repealed are:

Road Transport Act 1932 (2/1932)

Road Transport Act 1956 (13/1956)

The definitions in the Road Transport Act 1933 are applied by the Road Transport Acts 1934 and 1935 (s. 1(2) of each Act). The following Acts are to be construed together as one with the Road Transport Act 1933:

Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), Part VII (s. 111(2))

Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971) (s. 12(2))

Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978) (s. 11(2))

Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986) (s. 22(2))

Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999) (other than ss. 17, 18 and 21) (s. 25(2))

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006) (s. 2 only) (s. 2(10))

Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011) (s. 23(2))

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1999, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011)

Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 (37/2009)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006)

Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999)

Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986)

Dublin Transport Authority Act 1986 (15/1986)

Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983 (24/1983)

Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978)

Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971)

Transport Act 1958 (19/1958)

Road Transport Act 1956 (13/1956)

Transport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1955 (21/1955)

Transport Act 1950 (12/1950)

Transport Act 1944 (21/1944)

Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935)

Road Transport Act 1934 (17/1934)

Road Transport (No. 2) Act 1933 (39/1933)

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Road Transport Act. 1978 (Section 5) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 53 of 1996)

Road Transport Act. 1978 (Section 5) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 84 of 1995)

Road Transport (Road Freight Carrier’s Licence Application Form) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 66 of 1995)

Road Transport Acts (Vehicle Plate Application Form) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 142 of 1994)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 141 of 1994)

European Communities (International Carriage of Goods by Road) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 140 of 1994)

European Communities (Combined Transport of Goods Between Member States) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 60 of 1994)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 191 of 1992)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 201 of 1991)

Road Transport (Road Freight Carrier’s Licence Application Form) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 61 of 1991)

European Communities (Merchandise Road Transport) Regulation 1991 (S.I. No. 60 of 1991)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 180 of 1990)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 144 of 1989)

Road Transport (Merchandise Licence Application Form) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 211 of 1988)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 193 of 1988)

European Communities (Merchandise and Road Transport) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 180 of 1988)

Road Transport Act, 1933 (Part II) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 315 of 1986)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 312 of 1986)

Road Transport Act, 1986 (Merchandise Licence Application Form) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 302 of 1986)

Road Transport (Vehicle Plate Issuing Stations) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 106 of 1986)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 332 of 1983)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 331 of 1983)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 277 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 4) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 269 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 3) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 268 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 267 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 41 of 1982)

European Communities (International Carriage of Goods by Road) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 253 of 1980)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 160 of 1980)

European Communities (Combined Road/Rail Carriage of Goods Between Member States) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 227 of 1979)

European Communities (Merchandise Road Transport) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 386 of 1977)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 256 of 1977)

European Communities (International Carriage of Goods by Road and Rail) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 225 of 1975)

Fuels (Control of Supplies) (Restriction on Deliveries of Motor Spirit) (No. 2) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 84 of 1974)

European Communities (Road Transport) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 57 of 1974)

Fuels (Control of Supplies) (Restriction on Deliveries of Gas Diesel Oil, Kerosene and Fuel Oil) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 306 of 1973)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1972 (S.I. No. 204 of 1972)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1971 (S.I. No. 222 of 1971)

Road Transport Act, 1971 (Fees) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 183 of 1971)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1970 (S.I. No. 188 of 1970)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1969 (S.I. No. 163 of 1969)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1968 (S.I. No. 174 of 1968)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1967 (S.I. No. 187 of 1967)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1966 (S.I. No. 184 of 1966)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1965 (S.I. No. 164 of 1965)

Carriage of Commodities Order 1965 (S.I. No. 132 of 1965)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1964 (S.I. No. 201 of 1964)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1963 (S.I. No. 154 of 1963)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1962 (S.I. No. 140 of 1962)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1961 (S.I. No. 140 of 1961)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1960 (S.I. No. 172 of 1960)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1959 (S.I. No. 149 of 1959)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1958 (S.I. No. 180 of 1958)

Carriage of Wheat (No. 2) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 234 of 1956)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1956 (S.I. No. 84 of 1956)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1955 (S.I. No. 168 of 1955)

Road Transport Act, 1933, Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 69 of 1955)

Road Transport Act, 1933 (Part II) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 8 of 1952)

Turf (Suspension of Section 9 (1) of the Road Transport Act, 1933) Order 1946 (S.I. No. 267 of 1946)

The Road Transport Act, 1933 (Part II) Regulations Order, 1933 (Amendment) Order 1937 (S.I. No. 316 of 1937)

The Railway Tribunal (Additional) Rules 1935 (S.I. No. 659 of 1935)

Railway Tribunal (Road Transport) Fees, Order 1935 (S.I. No. 265 of 1935)

The Road Transport Act, 1933 (Section 29) Regulations Order 1934 (S.I. No. 173 of 1934)

The Road Transport Act 1933 (Appointed Day) Order 1934 (S.I. No. 140 of 1934)

The Road Transport (Vehicle Plate Issuing Stations) (Amendment) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 180 of 1933)

The Road Transport Act, 1933 (Appointed Day) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 126 of 1933)

The Road Transport (Vehicle Plate Issuing Stations) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 125 of 1933)

The Road Transport Act 1933, (Part II) Regulations Order 1933 (S.I. No. 120 of 1933)

The Road Transport Act, 1933, (Part V) Regulations Order 1933 (S.I. No. 119 of 1933)

All statutory instruments up to and including European Union (Cereal Seed) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 375 of 2016), made 30 June 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 8 of 1933.


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933.

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Existing carriers.

4.

Presumption of carriage of merchandise for reward.

5.

The appointed day.

6.

Regulations.

7.

Expenses.

PART II.

Regulation of Merchandise Road Transport Businesses.

8.

Exempted areas.

9.

Prohibition of carrying on merchandise road transport business by unlicensed persons.

10.

Vehicle plate issuing stations.

11.

Applications for merchandise licences.

12.

Grant of merchandise licences.

13.

Standard lorry weights and tractor weights for existing carrier.

14.

Operation of merchandise licences.

15.

Obligation of licensees to accept merchandise for carriage.

16.

Prohibition of undue preference by licensees.

17.

Conditions of merchandise licences.

18.

Amendment of conditions of a merchandise licence during its currency.

19.

Commencement and duration of merchandise licences.

20.

Application for renewal of merchandise licences.

21.

Grants of renewals of merchandise licences.

22.

Duration of renewals of merchandise licences.

23.

Expiry of licence held by a shipping company.

24.

Revocation of merchandise licences.

25.

Transfer of merchandise licences.

26.

Death of licensee under merchandise licence.

27.

Fees on the grant, etc., of merchandise licences.

28.

Accounts and returns by licensees under merchandise licences.

29.

Registers to be kept by the Minister.

30.

Issue of vehicle plates.

31.

Restriction on issue of vehicle plates.

32.

Delivery of vehicle plates in certain cases to Gárda Síochána.

33.

Fraudulent use of vehicle plates.

34.

Obligation to carry vehicle plate on vehicles carrying merchandise.

35.

Inspection of vehicles carrying merchandise.

36.

Prohibition of contracts for carriage of merchandise with unlicensed person.

37.

Amendment of the Public Roads (Ireland) Act, 1911.

PART III.

Charges for Carriage of Merchandise.

38.

Classification of merchandise.

39.

Schedules of charges.

40.

Variation of classification of merchandise.

41.

Variation of schedule of charges.

42.

Provisions in relation to settlement and amendment of schedules of charges.

43.

Duty of licensees to furnish information to the railway tribunal.

44.

Publication of classification of merchandise and schedule of charges.

45.

Maximum charges.

PART IV.

Provisions in Relation to the Railway Tribunal and Applications to the Railway Tribunal by Certain Public Bodies.

46.

Application of certain sections of the Railways Act, 1924.

47.

Procedure and fees.

48.

Appeals.

49.

Provision for applications by public authorities etc., in certain cases.

PART V.

Compulsory Transfer of Certain Merchandise Licenses and Passenger Licences, and Restrictions on Operation of Certain Merchandise Licences.

50.

Merchandise (existing carrier’s) licences and annual passenger licences to which Part V applies.

51.

Application for orders transferring etc., certain merchandise licences and passenger licences.

52.

Making of orders under Part V.

53.

Operation of transfer orders and reduction orders.

54.

Compensation on transfer etc. of licences.

55.

Determination of compensation.

56.

Appointment of arbitrator.

57.

Expenses of licensees in relation to arbitrations.

58.

Recovery of amount of award.

59.

Remuneration of arbitrator.

60.

Powers of arbitrator.

PART VI.

Compensation to Certain ex-Employees of Licensees Under Merchandise (Existing Carrier’s) Licences and Annual Passenger Licences.

61.

Merchandise (existing carrier’s) licences and annual passenger licences to which Part VI applies.

62.

Definitions in relation to Part VI.

63.

Compensation to ex-employees of certain licensees.

64.

Recovery of compensation under Part VI.

PART VII.

Amendment of Certain Enactments.

65.

Definitions in relation to Part VII.

66.

Amendment of meaning of expression “ passenger road service” in Act of 1932.

67.

Extension of duration of passenger licences in force on 31st October, 1933.

68.

Commencement and duration of future seasonal passenger licences.

69.

Duration of renewals of future seasonal passenger licences.

70.

Amendment of conditions of an annual passenger licence during its currency.

71.

Revocation of passenger licences.

72.

Date of transfer of passenger licences.

73.

Evidence.

74.

Amendment of the Railways Act, 1924, and the Railways (Miscellaneous) Act, 1932.


Acts Referred to

Road Transport Act, 1932

No. 2 of 1932

Railways Act, 1924

No. 29 of 1924

Railways (Amendment) Act, 1929

No. 23 of 1929

Railways (Miscellaneous) Act, 1932

No. 3 of 1932


Number 8 of 1933.


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933.

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION FOR THE REGULATION AND CONTROL OF THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS, MERCHANDISE, AND MAILS BY ROAD. [12 th June, 1933.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Application of Act restricted (21.09.2011) by European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011), regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2.

42.— ...

(22) Notwithstanding any provision of any statute listed in the Second Schedule that provides for the consent for a plan or project to which this Regulation applies to be obtained by default on the failure of the public authority to provide a response within a specified timescale or otherwise, that provision shall not have effect in respect of any plan or project to which this Regulation applies.

...

SECOND SCHEDULE

Number

Year

Short Title/Citation

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8

...

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1933

...

...

Road Transport Act, 1933

...

C2

Application of Act restricted (30.08.1999) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 3, S.I. No. 264 of 1999.

Restricted road freight licences.

3.—(1) Notwithstanding anything in the Principal Act or the Road Transport Act, 1935, the Minister may grant, in respect of a vehicle which complies with the conditions specified in section 7(1) of the Road Transport Act, 1935 (as amended by section 29 of the Transport Act, 1958 ), a licence (which shall be known and is in this Act referred to as a “restricted road freight licence”) to a person authorising the person to import the vehicle and to use it for the purposes of merchandise road transport in the State, subject to any conditions which the Minister may see fit to impose and specifies in the licence.

...

C3

Application of Act extended (30.09.2005) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 8, S.I. No. 611 of 2005.

Application of provisions relating to transport discs and vehicle plates.

8.— Except where the contrary intention appears, the provisions of the Principal Act that apply in respect of—

(a) a vehicle plate, shall apply with any necessary modifications, in respect of a transport disc, and

(b) a transport disc, shall apply with any necessary modifications, in respect of a vehicle plate.

C4

Application of Act extended (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 1(2), S.I. No. 240 of 1986.

Interpretation.

1.— ...

(2) For the purposes of the Principal Act, as amended by this Act, a national road freight carrier’s licence and an international road freight carrier's licence shall each be deemed to be a merchandise licence under that Act.

C5

Application of Act restricted (23.12.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 11, S.I. No. 454 of 1986; section prospectively repealed by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 23 and sch., not commenced as of date of revision.

Death or incapacity of holder of carrier’s licence.

11.—(1) Where—

(a) the holder of a carrier’s licence dies or becomes physically or legally incapable of carrying on or managing the business to which the licence relates,

(b) the Minister is duly notified in writing of the death or incapacity,

(c) the holder has, or is survived by, a relative, and

(d) the Minister is satisfied that the relative has, prior to the death or incapacity of the holder, had not less than three years’ experience in the day to day conduct of the business to which the licence relates, and complies with the requirement as to good repute referred to or specified in regulations made under the European Communities Act, 1972,

the Minister may, notwithstanding anything in the Principal Act (as amended), on an application (in such form as he may direct either generally or in each case) being made in that behalf grant to the relative of the holder a carrier’s licence subject to such conditions as may be specified in the licence and thereupon the licence held by the holder who has died or become incapacitated shall stand cancelled.

C6

Application of Act extended (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 16, S.I. No. 240 of 1986, as amended (30.08.1999) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 14(2) and (3), S.I. No.264 of 1999.

Powers of transport officers

16.—(1) A transport officer shall for the purposes of—

( a) ... the Road Transport Act, 1933, ...

have power to do any or all of the following things—

(i) at any time enter a premises or place if he has reasonable grounds for believing that it is used for a purpose connected with road transport [, including the engagement or use by a person in the premises or place of the services of an undertaking for the carriage by road for reward of merchandise in a vehicle ] (in this section referred to as “road transport operations”) or that a vehicle used for that purpose is at the premises or in the place and inspect the vehicle and any documents, records, books or recording equipment kept or used in that vehicle, premises or place, as the case may be, for the purposes of road transport operations,

(ii) at any time inspect a vehicle which is stationary and inspect any documents, records, books, goods or recording equipment being carried in or on the vehicle or by the crew kept or used for the purposes of road transport operations,

(iii) require any person at the premises or in the place or in the vehicle to produce to him any document, book or record kept or used for the purposes of road transport operations which is in the power or control of that person,

(iv) inspect, examine and take copies of or extracts from or take away, if necessary for the purposes of inspection or examination, any document, book or record kept or used for the purposes of road transport operations and require the person by whom such document, book or record is kept or who produced the document, book or record to certify a copy thereof as a true copy.

(2) For the purpose of exercising his powers under subsection (1) of this section, a transport officer may detain a vehicle during such time as is required for the exercise of those powers.

(3) A person who obstructs or interferes with a transport officer when he is exercising a power conferred on him by this section or who fails to comply with a request or requirement of a transport officer under this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £500.

[(4) A transport officer shall not, other than with the consent of the occupier, enter such part of a premises used as a private dwelling unless he has obtained a warrant from the District Court under section 16A of this Act authorising such entry.

(5) Where a transport officer in exercise of his powers under this section is prevented from entering any premises or place an application may be made under section 16A of this Act for a warrant authorising such entry. ]

C7

Enforcement of Act extended (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 17, S.I. No. 240 of 1986, as amended (1.08.2008) by Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 (15/2008), s. 117(1)(b), S.I. No. 291 of 2008.

Prosecution of offences by Minister.

17.[The Road Safety Authority may bring ] and prosecute summary proceedings for an offence under—

(a) ... the Road Transport Act, 1933 ...

...

C8

Application of Act extended (21.05.1971) by Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971), s. 3(3), S.I. No. 166 of 1971.

Amendment of section 14 of Principal Act, and consequential provisions relating to merchandise licences.

3.— ...

(3) Every licence granted by virtue of subsection (2) of this section shall be deemed to have been granted in pursuance of the application under the Principal Act for the licence in substitution for which the first-mentioned licence is granted.

C9

Application of Act modified (1.06.1950) by Transport Act 1950 (12/1950), s. 23(5), effectively commenced on the establishment day set out in s. 2(1).

Transfer to the Board of undetakings of dissolved undertakers.

23.— ...

(5) (a) On the establishment date, every licence to which this subsection applies and which was immediately before the establishment date held by either dissolved undertaker shall, by virtue of this Act, be transferred to the Board and shall, on and after the establishment date, have effect as if the name of the Board were substituted therein for that of such dissolved undertaker.

...

C10

Term “lorry” further defined (18.05.1934) by Road Transport Act 1934 (17/1934), s. 3, commenced on enactment.

“Lorry”

3.—A mechanically propelled vehicle shall be deemed to be a lorry within the meaning of the Principal Act, where the following conditions are complied with, that is to say:—

(a) such vehicle is constructed and designed for the carriage of passengers;

(b) such vehicle has sitting accommodation for not more than six passengers (excluding the driver);

(c) such vehicle is for the time being used for the carriage of newspapers for reward.

Editorial Notes:

E1

Provision made for payments in respect of offences alleged to have been committed under Act (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 13, S.I. No. 240 of 1986.

E2

Power pursuant to Act exercised (31.12.1935) by The Railway Tribunal (Additional) Rules 1935 (S.I. No. 659 of 1935).

E3

Previous affecting provision: application of Act restricted (30.09.1986) by Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971), s. 8(1), as substituted by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 8, S.I. No. 313 of 1986; repealed (31.10.2005) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 23 and sch., S.I. No. 683 of 2005.

E4

Previous affecting provision: application of Act restricted (16.05.1978) by Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978), s. 6(4), commenced on enactment; repealed (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 19(f), S.I. No. 240 of 1986.

E5

Previous affecting provision: application of Act extended (16.05.1978) by Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978), s. 7, commenced on enactment; repealed (31.10.2005) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 23 and sch., S.I. No. 683 of 2005.

E6

Previous affecting provision: application of Act affected in relation to licence granted to Wexford Steamships Company Limited (21.05.1971) by Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971), s. 7, S.I. No. 166 of 1971; repealed (31.10.2005) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 23 and sch., S.I. No. 683 of 2005.

E7

Previous affecting provision: application of Act restricted (8.12.1944) by Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), s. 115, commenced on enactment; repealed (30.09.1988) by Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986), s. 19(c), S.I. No. 313 of 1986.

E8

Previous affecting provision: application of Act restricted (8.12.1944) by Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), s. 116, commenced on enactment; repealed (21.05.1971) by Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971), s. 9 and sch., S.I. No. 166 fo 1971.

E9

Previous affecting provision: application of Act restricted (20.06.1935) by Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935), s. 2, commenced on enactment; repealed (8.12.1944) by Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), s.5 and sch. 1, commenced on enactment.

E10

Previous affecting provision: term “standard lorry weight” varied (20.06.1935) by Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935), s. 3, commenced on enactment; repealed (8.12.1944) by Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), s. 5 and sch. 1, commenced on enactment.

E11

Previous affecting provision: application of Act restricted (18.05.1934) by Road Transport Act 1934 (17/1934), s. 2, commenced on enactment; repealed (20.06.1935) by Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935), s. 2(2), commenced on enactment.