Road Traffic Act 2014

10.

Amendment of First Schedule to Act of 2002

10. The First Schedule to the Act of 2002 is amended—

(a) in Part 1—

(i) in column (4) —

(I) by inserting “3” at reference number 2,

(II) by substituting “3” for each entry at reference numbers 7 and 18,

(III) by inserting “3” at reference number 11, and

(IV) by substituting “2” for the entry at reference number 13,

(ii) in column (5), by substituting “5” for each entry at reference numbers 7, 13 and 18,

(b) by inserting after Part 1 the following:

“Part 1A

Reference Number

Offence

General Description of Offence

Penalty Points on Payment of Fixed Charge

Penalty Points on Conviction

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1

Offence under section 4 of the Road Traffic Act 2014

Failure to display N-plate or tabard

2

4

”,

(c) in Part 4—

(i) in column (2) at reference number 8, by substituting “Offence consisting of contravention of sub-article (5) (a) or (7) (d) of article 14” for “Offence consisting of contravention of article 14(5) ”,

(ii) in column (3) —

(I) at reference number 2, by inserting “driver of” before “vehicle”,

(II) at reference number 22, by substituting “Failure by driver of vehicle to obey traffic lights at railway level crossing, swing bridge or lifting bridge or to halt at traffic sign adjacent to such lights” for “Failure by vehicle to obey traffic lights at railway level crossing or to halt at traffic sign adjacent to such lights”, and

(III) at reference number 25, by substituting “90 km/h” for “50 mph”,

(iii) in column (4) by substituting—

(I) “3” for each entry at reference numbers 1, 4, 12, 13, 17 and 21, and

(II) “2” for each entry at reference numbers 3, 10 and 14,

(iv) in column (5) by substituting—

(I) “5” for each entry at reference numbers 1, 12, 13, and 17, and

(II) “4” for each entry at reference numbers 3, 10 and 14,

(v) by inserting after reference number 26 (as amended by section 138(7) of the Railway Safety Act 2005) the following:

27

Offence consisting of contravention of article 35

Contravention of ban on U-turns

2

4

”,

(d) by substituting for Part 5 the following:

“Part 5

Contravention of Article 17 of Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 537 of 2006)

In this Part, a reference to Regulation 17 is a reference to Regulation 17 (as amended by Regulation 2(b) of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Learner Drivers) Regulations 2007 ( S.I. No. 719 of 2007)) of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. No. 537 of 2006).

Reference Number

Offence

General Description of Offence

Penalty Points on Payment of Fixed Charge

Penalty Points on Conviction

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1

Offence under section 42 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 consisting of a contravention of Regulation 17(6)(b)(iii)

Failure to display L-plate or tabard

2

4

2

Offence under section 42 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 consisting of a contravention of Regulation 17(6)(b)(iv)

Learner permit holder driving unaccompanied by qualified person

2

4

”,

(e) in Part 6 (inserted by section 16(2) (e) of the Act of 2006), at reference number 1—

(i) in column (4), by substituting “3” for “2”, and

(ii) in column (5), by substituting “5” for “4”,

(f) in Part 7 (inserted by section 16(2)(e) of the Act of 2006)—

(i) in column (4), by substituting “3” for “2”, and

(ii) in column (5), by substituting “5” for “4”,

in each place where it occurs,

(g) in Part 8 at reference number 1, in column (4), by inserting “3”, and

(h) by inserting after Part 9 (inserted by section 54(d) of the Act of 2010) the following:

“Part 10

Contravention of Certain Provisions of Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 332 of 2012)

In this Part, a reference to an Article is a reference to an Article of the Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 ( S.I. No. 332 of 2012).

Reference Number

Offence

General Description of Offence

Penalty Points on Payment of Fixed Charge

Penalty Points on Conviction

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 5

Contravention of rules for use of mini- roundabouts

1

3

2

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 6

Proceeding beyond no entry to vehicles sign

1

3

3

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 7

Proceeding beyond maxium vehicle width sign where width exceeds maximum displayed

1

3

4

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 8

Proceeding beyond maximum design gross vehicle weight (safety) sign where design gross vehicle weight exceeds maximum displayed

1

3

5

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 9

Proceeding beyond maximum design gross vehicle weight (safety) sign where design gross vehicle weight exceeds maximum displayed

1

3

6

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 10

Proceeding beyond maximum vehicle axle loading weight sign where vehicle axle loading weight exceeds maximum specified

1

3

7

Offence consisting of contravention of Article 15

Proceeding beyond a traffic lane control sign other than in accordance with such sign or without yielding

1

3

Part 11

Contravention of Regulation 3 of Road Traffic (Construction, Equipment and Use of Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 224 of 2000)

In this Part—

(a) ‘offence’ means an offence under section 11 of the Principal Act,

(b) a reference to a Regulation is a reference to a Regulation of the Road Traffic (Construction, Equipment and Use of Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 ( S.I. No. 224 of 2000).

Reference Number

Offence

General Description of Offence

Penalty Points on Payment of Fixed Charge

Penalty Points on Conviction

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1

Offence consisting of a contravention of Regulation 3(2)

Using vehicle in a public place without an authorisation plate

3

5

2

Offence consisting of a contravention of Regulation 3(3)

Using vehicle in a public place that has been modified or altered such that authorisation plate is inaccurate

3

5

”.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F2

Repealed by Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. 35(2), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C2

Prospective affecting provision: para. (c)(i) repealed by Road Traffic Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 35(2), not commenced as of date of revision.

(c) in Part 4—

(i) F2 [ ]