Road Transport Act 1978

Orders by Minister relating to international agreements, etc.

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5. F1 [ (1) Where an act of the European Communities relating to international transport by road, an international agreement relating to such transport to which the Government, the State or the European Communities is a party, or an agreement, arrangement or resolution relating to such transport to which the Minister is a party so requires, the Minister may by order exempt any specified class of vehicle or any specified class of such transport from section 7 of the Road Transport Act, 1932 , sections 6 and 7 of the Road Transport Act, 1935 , or any provision of

( a ) any Act, or

( b ) any regulations made under the European Communities Act, 1972 ,

providing for the licensing of road freight carriers or road passenger transport operators or the issuing of transport discs. ]

(2) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order under this section.

F2 [ (3) Road passenger vehicles which are permitted to be imported into the State under an agreement referred to in subsection (1) of this section that is in force on the day on which this subsection comes into operation shall be deemed to have been exempted from the provisions of section 4 of the Road Transport Act, 1999, by an order made under subsection (1) of this section. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F1

Substituted (30.08.1999) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 10(1)(a), S.I. No. 264 of 1999, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).

F2

Inserted (30.08.1999) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 10(1)(b), S.I. No. 264 of 1999.

Editorial Notes:

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (16.02.1996) by Road Transport Act. 1978 (Section 5) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 53 of 1996).

E3

Power pursuant to section exercised (13.07.1995) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 201 of 1995).

E4

Power pursuant to section exercised (4.04.1995) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 84 of 1995).

E5

Power pursuant to section exercised (13.07.1992) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 191 of 1992).

E6

Power pursuant to section exercised (24.07.1991) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 201 of 1991).

E7

Power pursuant to section exercised (5.07.1990) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 180 of 1990).

E8

Power pursuant to section exercised (16.05.1989) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 144 of 1989).

E9

Power pursuant to section exercised (2.11.1983) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 332 of 1983).

E10

Power pursuant to section exercised (2.11.1983) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 331 of 1983).

E11

Power pursuant to section exercised (9.08.1982) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 4) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 269 of 1982).

E12

Power pursuant to section exercised (9.08.1982) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 3) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 268 of 1982).

E13

Power pursuant to section exercised (9.08.1982) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 267 of 1982).

E14

Power pursuant to section exercised (8.03.1982) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 41 of 1982).

E15

Power pursuant to section exercised (11.09.1981) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 3) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 324 of 1981).

E16

Power pursuant to section exercised (11.09.1981) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 323 of 1981).

E17

Power pursuant to section exercised (29.04.1981) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 152 of 1981).

E18

Power pursuant to section exercised (29.05.1980) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 160 of 1980).

E19

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (21.12.1988) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 357 of 1988); revoked (16.05.1989) by Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 144 of 1989).

E20

Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) substituted by Dublin Transport Authority Act 1986 (15/1986), s. 29(8), not commenced; repealed (1.01.1988) by Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987 (34/1987), s. 13, commenced as per s. 15(5).