Road Traffic Act 2016

1.

Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic Act 2016.

(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) The collective citation “The Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2016” includes this Act and Part 5 of the Vehicle Clamping Act 2015.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (25.11.2019) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 582 of 2019).

2. The 25th day of November 2019 is appointed as the day on which section 30 the Road Traffic Act 2016 (No. 21 of 2016) insofar as it relates to section 78A(1A), other than paragraph (g), comes into operation.

E2

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (1.08.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (Sections 40 and 41) (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 301 of 2017).

2. The 1st day of August 2017 is appointed as the day on which sections 40 and 41 of the Road Traffic Act 2016 (No. 21 of 2016) come into operation.

E3

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (1.06.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (Part 5 and section 36(d)) (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 242 of 2017).

2. The 1st day of June 2017 is appointed as the day on which Part 5 and section 36 (d) of the Road Traffic Act 2016 (No. 21 of 2016) come into operation.

E4

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (13.03.2017 and 13.04.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 129 of 2017).

3. The 30th day of March 2017 is appointed as the day on which sections 1, 2 and 20 of the Act of 2016 come into operation.

4. The 13th day of April 2017 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act of 2016 come into operation:

(a) sections 7 to 19;

(b) sections 21 and 22;

(c) sections 32 and 33;

(d) section 37.