Road Traffic Act 1994

Interpretation.

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2. (1) In this Act, save where the context otherwise requires—

the Act of 1968” means the Road Traffic Act, 1968;

the Act of 1978” means the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 1978;

the Act of 1984” means the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 1984;

the Act of 1987” means the Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act, 1987;

the Act of 1993” means the Roads Act, 1993;

licensing authority” means the council of a county or the corporation of a county borough;

prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;

the Principal Act” means the Road Traffic Act, 1961;

F1 [ reserved function is to be read in accordance with section 131 of the Local Government Act 2001 ; ]

(2) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a Part, section or Schedule is to a Part, section or Schedule of this Act, unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended,

( b) a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended, and

( c) a reference to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act.