Road Traffic Act 2002

Period of endorsement of penalty points.


4.—Penalty points endorsed on the entry of a person shall, subject to section 3(2), remain on the entry for a period of 3 years beginning on the appropriate date, and the Minister shall—

(a) cause the penalty points to be removed from the entry at the end of that period, and

(b) cause a notice to be given or sent, by post or otherwise, to the person—

(i) of the ending of the period and its date, and

(ii) of the removal and particulars of the penalty points the subject of the removal.


Modifications (not altering text):


Definition of Minister extended and power to transfer functions of Minister to Road Safety Authority provided (1.09.2006, Establishment Day) by Road Safety Authority Act 2006 (14/2006), s. 4(2), effectively commenced by Establishment Day order S.I. No. 462 of 2006.

Functions of Authority.

4.— ...

(2) The Minister may by order confer on the Authority such functions of the Minister under section 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 or 9 of the Road Traffic Act 2002 or section 36(6), (7) or (8) of the Road Traffic Act 1961 as specified in the order and, accordingly, a reference to the Minister in a provision so specified or connected with it includes a reference to the Authority.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to Road Safety Authority Act 2006 (14/2006), s. 4(2) exercised (13.09.2006) by Road Safety Authority Act 2006 (Conferral of Functions) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 477 of 2006), art. 2.