Road Transport Act 1986

Commencement.

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21.This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed by order or orders of the Minister, either generally or with reference to a particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (23.12.1986) by Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 454 of 1986), art. 2.

2. The 23rd day of December, 1986, is hereby fixed as the day on which section 11 of the Road Transport Act, 1986 , shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (30.09.1986) by Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), arts. 2 - 4.

2. (1) The 30th day of September, 1986, is hereby fixed as the day on which sections 3, 5, 6, 7, 10 and 12 of the Road Transport Act, 1986, shall come into operation.

(2) Section 4 of the Road Transport Act, 1986 shall—

(a) insofar as it applies to merchandise licences granted before the 30th day of September, 1986, come into operation on the 30th day of September, 1988 and

(b) insofar as it applies to merchandise licences granted on or after the 30th day of September, 1986, come into operation on that day.

3. The 30th day of September, 1988, is hereby fixed as the day on which section 8 of the Road Transport Act, 1986 , shall come into operation.

4. The 30th day of September, 1988, is hereby fixed as the day on which paragraphs (a) (insofar as that paragraph relates to sections 8, 20, 21 and 25 of the Principal Act), (c) and (e) (insofar as it applies to section 5 of the Road Transport Act, 1971 ) of section 19 of the Road Transport Act, 1986 , shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (14.07.1986) by Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), arts. 2 and 3.

2. The 14th day of July, 1986 is hereby fixed as the day on which sections 1, 2, 9, 13 to 18 and 20 to 22 of the Road Transport Act, 1986, shall come into operation.

3. The 14th day of July, 1986, is hereby fixed as the day on which paragraph (a) of section 19 of the Road Transport Act, 1986 (in so far as that paragraph relates to sections 12 (4) and 15 of the Road Transport Act, 1933 ) and paragraphs (b), (d) and (f) of the said section 19 shall come into operation.