Road Transport Act 1933

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

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27. (1) There shall be paid to the Minister on every application under this Part of this Act for the grant, renewal, or transfer of a merchandise licence a fee of such amount as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Finance, and the payment of such fee (which shall be retained whether the application is or is not granted) shall be a condition precedent to the consideration of such application.

(2) Different fees may be prescribed in respect of grants, renewals and transfers respectively of merchandise licences, and such fees may be of a fixed amount or of an amount calculated by reference to a scale graduated according to the number of mechanically propelled vehicles used by the licensee or the total unladen weights of such vehicles or otherwise.

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C23

Functions in relation to section transferred (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3 and sch. 1.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3.—The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

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are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1

Number and Year

Short Title

Provision

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No. 8 of 1933

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Road Transport Act 1933

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s. 7(1) and (2) and 27

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Editorial Notes:

E94

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1994) by Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 141 of 1994); revoked (30.09.2013) by Road Transport Operator Licensing (Fees) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 310 of 2013.