Railway Safety Act 2005

F105 [ Regulations for protection of railway accident and incident sites

70

70. The Minister may, after consultation with the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, the Chief Investigator, the Garda S í och á na, the Commission, the Council, railway organisations and such other persons as in the opinion of the Minister may be relevant, make regulations relating to the protection of the sites of railway accidents and incidents in relation to any or all of the following matters

( a ) procedures for the collection, recording and protection of evidence,

( b ) the protection of such sites,

( c ) the protection against unauthorised interference with such sites,

( d ) prohibiting the unauthorised removal of anything from such sites, and

( e ) access to evidence collected at such sites. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F105

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)(h), in effect as per reg. 4(11) and notice in Iris Oifigiúil of 24 June 2014, p. 937.

Modifications (not altering text):

C23

References to“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(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— ...

( 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

...

Editorial Notes:

E56

Previous affecting provision: section amended (25.11.2013) by European Union (Railway Safety) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 444 of 2013), reg. 21(c) and (d); substituted as per F-note above.