Road Traffic Act 1994

Interpretation of Part III .

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9. (1) In this Part—

analysis” includes any operation used in determining the concentration of alcohol in a specimen of breath, blood or urine, and any operation used in determining the presence (if any) of a drug or drugs in a specimen of blood or urine, and cognate words shall be construed accordingly;

Bureau” has the meaning assigned to it by section 37 (1) of the Act of 1968;

designated” means designated by a member of the Garda Síochána;

doctor” means a person registered in the General Register of Medical Practitioners established under section 26 of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978;

intoxicant” includes alcohol and drugs and any combination of drugs or of drugs and alcohol.

F6 [ nurse means a person registered in the register of nurses established under section 27 of the Nurses Act 1985. ]

(2) A reference in this Part (other than sections 10 and 11 ) to section 49 or 50 of the Principal Act is to the section inserted by this Part.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F6

Inserted (4.10.2006) by Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006), s. 1(1)(a), commenced on enactment.

F7

Repealed by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 33(c), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C18

Prospective affecting provision: section repealed by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 33(c), not commenced as of date of revision.

9. F7 [ ]

C19

Term “General Register of Medical Practitioners” construed (1.05.2010) by Medical Practitioners Act 2007 (25/2007), s. 108(2), S.I. No. 150 of 2010.

Construction of references to registered medical practitioner and Medical Council, etc.

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(2) Every reference to the General Register of Medical Practitioners contained in any other enactment or any statutory instrument shall be construed as a reference to any division of the register.