Road Traffic Act 1994

Amendment of section 103 of Principal Act.

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43.Section 103 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

( a) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph ( b) of subsection (2):

( b) that such person may, during the period of 21 days beginning on the date of the notice, make to a member of the Garda Síochána or an authorised person at a specified Garda Síochána station or at another specified place a payment of a prescribed amount accompanied by the notice,”;

( b) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph ( b) of subsection (3):

( b) that a person liable to be prosecuted for the offence may, during the period of 21 days beginning on the date of the notice, make to a member of the Garda Síochána or an authorised person at a specified Garda Síochána station or at another specified place a payment of a prescribed amount accompanied by the notice,”;

( c) by the substitution of the following paragraphs for paragraphs ( a) and ( b) of subsection (4):

( a) a person to whom the notice applies may, during the period specified in the notice, make to a member of the Garda Síochána or an authorised person at the Garda Síochána station or other place specified in the notice the payment specified in the notice accompanied by the notice,

( b) the member or the authorised person may receive the payment, issue a receipt therefor and retain it for disposal in accordance with this Act and no payment so received shall in any circumstances be recoverable by the person who made it,”; and

( d) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (8) (inserted by section 64 of the Act of 1968):

(8) In this section ‘ authorised person’ means a person appointed by the Minister for Justice to be an authorised person for the purposes of this section.”.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (29.01.1999) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Section 103) (Offences) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 12 of 1999); revoked (3.04.2006) by Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2005 (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 135 of 2006), reg. 8(a). Note: there does not appear to be a power to make regulations in this section.