Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006


Number 28 of 2006


ROAD TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT ACT 2006

REVISED

Updated to 4 October 2018


This revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Mental Health (Renewal Orders) Act 2018 (23/2018), enacted 3 October 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Road Transport (Operator's Licence Application) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 398 of 2018), made 4 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 28 of 2006


ROAD TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT ACT 2006

REVISED

Updated to 4 October 2018


Introduction

This revision presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was first passed.

Related legislation

Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2011 : this Act is one of a group of Acts previously included in this collective citation ( Road Traffic Act 2011, s. 5(3)). The provision of this Act included in the collective citation (s. 1) was repealed (28.10.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 33(g), S.I. No. 544 of 2011.

This Act is one of a group of Acts to be construed together as one ( Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011), s. 23(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Road Transport Act 1933 (8/1933)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006), s. 2

Road Transport Act 2011

Annotations

This revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions. A version without annotations, showing only textual amendments, is also available.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1982, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016)

Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010)

Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 (37/2009)

Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 (15/2008)

All Acts up to and including Mental Health (Renewal Orders) Act 2018 (23/2018), enacted 3 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Road Transport (Operator’s Licence Application) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 398 of 2018)

European Union (Occupation of Road Transport Operator) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 697 of 2011)

European Communities (Road Haulage and Road Passenger Transport Operator’s Licences) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 318 of 2009)

All statutory instruments up to and including Road Transport (Operator’s Licence Application) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 398 of 2018), made 4 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 28 of 2006


ROAD TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT ACT 2006

REVISED

Updated to 4 October 2018



Acts Referred to

European Communities Act 1972

1972, No. 27

Nurses Act 1985

1985, No. 18

Road Traffic Act 1994

1994, No. 7

Road Traffic Act 1994

2006, No. 23

Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2006

Road Transport Act 1933

1933, No. 8

Road Transport Act 1986

1986, No. 16

Road Transport Act 1999

1999, No. 15


Number 28 of 2006


ROAD TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT ACT 2006

REVISED

Updated to 4 October 2018


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND PART III OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1994 AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT TO GRANT LICENCES TO ROAD HAULAGE AND ROAD PASSENGER TRANSPORT OPERATORS AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS.

[4 th October, 2006]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Application of Act extended (4.12.2011) by European Union (Occupation of Road Transport Operator) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 697 of 2011), reg. 4.

4. An operator’s licence under the Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 constitutes an authorisation for engaging in the occupation of road haulage operator or road passenger transport operator, as the case may be, for the purposes of the EU Regulation.