Road Traffic Act 1961

Right to demand name and address of pedal cyclist.


F233[108.A member of the Garda Síochána may demand of a person in charge of a pedal cycle whom the member suspects of having committed any crime or offence or of having been concerned or involved in a collision or other event in a public place causing injury to person or property, the name and address and date of birth of such person, and if such a person refuses or fails to give his or her F234[name and address and date of birth] or gives a F234[name and address and date of birth] which the member has reasonable grounds for believing to be false or misleading, the member may take the cycle, by reasonable force if necessary, and retain it until such time as he or she is satisfied as to the identity of such person. ]




Substituted (1.06.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 80, S.I. No. 255 of 2011.


Substituted (27.03.2013) by Road Safety Authority (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness) Act 2012 (16/2012), s. 47(b), S.I. No. 105 of 2013.