Railway Safety Act 2005

Re-opening of inquiry.


66.—(1) The Minister may, after consultation with the Investigation Unit, direct that a completed inquiry be re-opened if satisfied that there is new evidence available which could materially alter the findings of the inquiry and that the purpose of the inquiry would be served by re-opening it.

(2) This Part applies to a re-opened inquiry in the same way as it applies to an inquiry.


Modifications (not altering text):


References to “Investigation Unit” 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), 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,