Road Traffic Act 2014

1.

Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic Act 2014.

(2) This Act comes into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.

(3) This Act and the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2011 may be cited together as the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2014 and shall be read together as one.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to section exercised (22.06.2015) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (Section 6(b) and (c)) (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 252 of 2015).

2. The day appointed as the day on which paragraphs (b) and (c) of section 6 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 22 June 2015.

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (8.12.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (Section 10 (a) to (e) and (h)) (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 562 of 2014).

2. The day fixed as the day on which—

(a) paragraph (a)(i)(I) and (III),

(b) paragraphs (b) to (e) (other than subparagraph (i) of paragraph (c)), and

(c) paragraph (h),

of section 10 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 8 December 2014.

E3

Power pursuant to section exercised (26.11.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Impairment Testing) (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 536 of 2014).

2. The day fixed as the day on which—

(a) section 11 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014),

(b) section 11 of the Road Traffic Act 2010 (No. 25 of 2010), and

(c) section 13 (b)(i) of the Road Traffic Act 2014,

come into operation is 26 November 2014.

E4

Power pursuant to section exercised (26.11.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (Sections 12 and 13) (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 535 of 2014).

2. The day appointed as the day on which section 12 and paragraphs (a) and (b)(ii) of section 13 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 26 November 2014.

E4

Power pursuant to section exercised (8.08.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (Sections 1 and 2) (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 382 of 2014).

2. The day fixed as the day on which sections 1 and 2 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 8 August 2014.

E6

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (Section 10(a) and (f)) (Commencement) Order 2014(S.I. No. 345 of 2014).

2. The day appointed as the day on which—

(a) paragraph (a)(i)(II) and (IV),

(b) paragraph (a)(ii), and

(c) paragraph (f),

of section 10 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 1 August 2014.

E7

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.03.2014 and 1.08.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (Certain Provisions) (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 147 of 2014); s. 8 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (3/2014) deemed never to have come into operation (25.12.2014) by Road Traffic (No. 2) Act 2014 (39/2014), s. 3(1), commenced on enactment.

2. The day fixed as the day on which sections 9 and 14 to 26 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 20 March 2014.

3. The day fixed as the day on which sections 3 to 5 , 7 and 8 of the Road Traffic Act 2014 (No. 3 of 2014) come into operation is 1 August 2014.