Roads Act 2007


Number 34 of 2007


Roads Act 2007

REVISED

Updated to 29 June 2015


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Roads Act 2007. 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 Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2015 (19/2015), enacted 24 June 2015, and all statutory instruments up to and including Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 273 of 2015), made 29 June 2015, 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

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Number 34 of 2007


Roads Act 2007

REVISED

Updated to 29 June 2015


Introduction

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

Related legislation

Roads Acts 1993 to 2015 : This Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Roads Act 2015, s. 1(2)). The Acts in the group are:

Roads Act 1993 (14/1993)

Roads (Amendment) Act 1998 (23/1998)

Planning and Development Act 2000 (30/2000), s. 215 and Part XX

Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), ss. 81 and 245

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006 (27/2006), s. 51

Roads Act 2007 (34/2007), other than ss. 12 and 13

Roads Act 2015 (14/2015)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1999, may be found in the Legislation Directory at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014)

Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010)

Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 (37/2009)

All Acts up to and including Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2015 (19/2015), enacted 24 June 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 273 of 2015)

Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 255 of 2009)

Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 279 of 2008)

All statutory instruments up to and including Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 273 of 2014), made 29 June 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 34 of 2007


Roads Act 2007

REVISED

Updated to 29 June 2015



Acts Referred to

Consumer Credit Act 1995

1995, No. 24

Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987

1987, No. 34

Finance (Excise Duties) (Vehicles) Act 1952

1952, No. 24

Finance (No. 2) Act 1992

1992, No. 28

Finance Act 1992

1992, No. 9

Finance Act 1993

1993, No. 13

Finance Act 1994

1994, No. 13

Finance Act 2003

2003, No. 3

Landlord and Tenant Acts 1967 to 2005

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975

1975, No. 14

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Act 2003

2003, No. 5

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006

2006, No. 27

Planning and Development Act 2000

2000, No. 30

Roads Act 1920

1920, c. 72

Roads Act 1993

1993, No. 14

Roads Acts 1993 to 2001

Road Traffic Act 1961

1961, No. 24

Road Traffic Act 1994

1994, No. 7

Road Traffic Act 2002

2002, No. 12

Road Traffic Act 2004

2004, No. 44

Road Traffic Act 2006

2006, No. 23

Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2006

State Authorities (Public Private Partnership Arrangements) Act 2002

2002, No. 1

Taxi Regulation Act 2003

2003, No. 25


Number 34 of 2007


Roads Act 2007

REVISED

Updated to 29 June 2015


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE ROADS ACTS 1993 TO 2001, THE TAXI REGULATION ACT 2003 AND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACTS 1961 TO 2006 AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS. [11 th July, 2007]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Certain references in Act construed (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), ss. 9(2)(3), 25(2), S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

Cesser and amalgamation of certain local government areas

9.—...

(2) Except where otherwise provided for by this Act, a reference, however expressed, in any enactment—

(a) to a county council or a city council (including a reference construed by section 3(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Principal Act as a reference to a county council or to a city council, as the case may be) shall, if the context permits, be read as a reference to a county council, a city council or a city and county council, and

(b) to a county council and a city council (including a reference so construed) shall, if the context permits, be read as a reference to a county council, a city council and a city and county council.

(3) Except where otherwise provided for by this Act, a reference, however expressed, in any enactment—

(a) to the administrative area of a county council or the administrative area of a city council shall, if the context permits, be read as a reference to the administrative area of a county council, the administrative area of a city council or the administrative area of a city and county council, and

(b) to the administrative area of a county council and the administrative area of a city council shall, if the context permits, be read as a reference to the administrative area of a county council, the administrative area of a city council and the administrative area of a city and county council.

Dissolution of town councils — consequential provisions

25.— ...

(2) A function of a town council (including a reference construed by section 3(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Principal Act as a reference to a town council and whether of general application to town councils or otherwise under an enactment) that—

(a) has not been repealed or otherwise provided for by this Act, or

(b) is neither spent nor obsolete,

shall, if the context permits in respect of one or more than one town council concerned, be read as a reference to a function of the local authority in whose administrative area the town council so dissolved is situated.

C2

Term “Commissioner” construed for purposes of collectively cited Roads Acts 1993 to 2007 (1.06.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 83(1), S.I. No. 255 of 2011.

Functions of Commissioner of Garda Síochána.

83.— (1) Any reference to the Commissioner in the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2010 or the Roads Acts 1993 to 2007 is to be read as a reference to the Commissioner or another member of the Garda Síochána not below the rank of Chief Superintendent authorised by the Commissioner to act or carry out a function or requirement on his or her behalf.

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