Railway Safety Act 2005

F100 [ Minister may direct that inquiry be held

65

65. The Minister may direct that an inquiry be held under section 64 notwithstanding that the railway accident or incident into which the inquiry is to be held is or was the subject of an investigation by the Investigation Unit. ]

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Amendments:

F100

Substituted (1.07.2014) by European Union (Railway Safety) (Reporting and Investigation of Serious Accidents, Accidents and Incidents) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 258 of 2014), reg. 21(1)(f), in effect as per reg. 4(11).

Modifications (not altering text):

C21

References to “Investigation Unit” and “Chief Investigator” construed (1.07.2014) by European Union (Railway Safety) (Reporting and Investigation of Serious Accidents, Accidents and Incidents) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 258 of 2014), reg. 20(b) and (c), in effect as per reg. 4(11) and notice in Iris Oifigiúil of 24 June 2014, p. 937.

Application of Act of 2005

20. On and from the appointed day— ...

( b) reference to Investigation Unit in each place it occurs in sections 2, 64, 65, 66, 89 and 126 of the Act of 2005 and any reference in any enactment to the Railway Accident Investigation Unit established under section 55 of the Act of 2005 is to be read as a reference to the Investigation Unit established under Regulation 4,

( c) reference to Chief Investigator in each place it occurs in sections 64(3), 65 and 70 of the Act of 2005 is to be read as a reference to the Chief Investigator appointed under Regulation 4, and

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Editorial Notes:

E54

Previous affecting provision: subs. (2) deleted (6.03.2008) by European Communities (Railway Safety) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 61 of 2008), reg. 14(4); section substituted as per F-note above.