Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975


Number 14 of 1975


LOCAL AUTHORITIES (TRAFFIC WARDENS) ACT 1975

REVISED

Updated to 1 March 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975. 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 Public Service Superannuation (Amendment) Act 2018 (2/2018), enacted 28 February 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Fixed Charge Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 57 of 2018), made 27 February 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 14 of 1975


LOCAL AUTHORITIES (TRAFFIC WARDENS) ACT 1975

REVISED

Updated to 1 March 2018


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

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 and 1987 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987, s. 15(4)). The Acts in the group are:

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (14/1975)

Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987 (34/1987), in so far as it amends the Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1989, 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 Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010)

Road Traffic Act 2006 (23/2006)

Road Traffic Act 2004 (44/2004)

Road Traffic Act 2002 (12/2002)

Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001)

Road Traffic Act 1994 (7/1994)

Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987 (34/1987)

Dublin Transport Authority Act 1986 (15/1986)

Finance Act 1976 (16/1976)

All Acts up to and including Public Service Superannuation (Amendment) Act 2018 (2/2018), enacted 28 February 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Fixed Charge Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 57 of 2018)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Fixed Charge offences) (Prescribed Notice and Document) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 359 of 2010)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 136 of 2006)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 395 of 1997)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Disposal of Moneys) (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 185 of 1995)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 88 of 1995)

Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Regulation 1992 (S.I. No. 385 of 1992)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 22 of 1990)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No 444 of 1986)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No 256 of 1985)

Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulation 1982 (S.I. No. 311 of 1982)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No 168 of 1979)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 187 of 1976)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Disposal of Moneys) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 262 of 1975)

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Section 3) (Offences) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 261 of 1975)

All statutory instruments up to and including Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Fixed Charge Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 57 of 2018), made 1 March 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 14 of 1975


LOCAL AUTHORITIES (TRAFFIC WARDENS) ACT 1975

REVISED

Updated to 1 March 2018


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Acts Referred to

Road Traffic Act, 1961

1961, No. 24

Roads Act, 1920

1920, c. 72


Number 14 of 1975


LOCAL AUTHORITIES (TRAFFIC WARDENS) ACT 1975

REVISED

Updated to 1 March 2018


AN ACT TO ENABLE LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CARRYING OUT OF CERTAIN FUNCTIONS IN RELATION TO ROAD TRAFFIC, TO ENABLE THE MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO MAKE GRANTS TOWARDS EXPENSES INCURRED BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES UNDER THIS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [12 th July, 1975]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Power to make regulations provided (31.10.2002) by Road Traffic Act 2002 (12/2002), s. 24, S.I. No. 491 of 2002.

Regulations.

24.—(1) The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of giving full effect to this Act and to the provisions inserted by this Act into the Acts and the Act of 1975.

(2) If in any respect any difficulty arises during the period of 3 years from the commencement of a provision of this Act or an amendment of another Act effected by this Act in bringing the provision or amendment into operation, the Minister may by regulations do anything which appears to be necessary or expedient for bringing the provision or amendment into operation.

...

C2

Application of Act extended (1.01.1993) by Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 385 of 1992), reg. 23.

Supply of Licensing particulars by licensing authority

23. (1) The Minister or licensing authority shall, upon application, supply free of charge to any other licensing authority or to a member of the Garda Síochána, or to the Revenue Commissioners, or to any Department of State or to any local authority exercising functions pursuant to the Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act, 1975 (No. 14 of 1975), full particulars of any licensed vehicle.

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Editorial Notes:

E1

Previous affecting provision: application of Act extended (13.10.1982) by Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 311 of 1982), reg. 23(1); subsequently revoked (1.01.1993) by Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 385 of 1992), s. 1(4) and sch.