Road Traffic Act 1961

Obligation to stop.

109

109. (1) A person driving a vehicle in a public place shall stop the vehicle on being so required by a member of the Garda Síochána F229 [ and shall keep it stationary for such period as is reasonably necessary in order to enable such member to discharge his duties ] .

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.

Annotations

Amendments:

F229

Inserted (1.09.1968) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (25/1968), s. 6 and sch., S.I. No. 169 of 1968.

Editorial Notes:

E953

Prospective affecting provision: penalty points in respect of failure to stop vehicle when so required by member of Garda Síochána under section imposed, on payment of fixed charge and on conviction, by Road Traffic Act 2002 (2/2012), s. 2 and sch. 1 part 1 ref. no. 15, not commenced as of date of revision.

E954

Offence under section designated fixed charge offence for purposes of Road Traffic Act 2010, part 3 (1.06.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Part 3) (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 244 of 2017), regs. 4, 5(b) and sch. 2 part 1, in effect as per reg. 2.

E955

Previous affecting provision: offence under section designated fixed charge offence (3.04.2006) by Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2005 (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 135 of 2006), reg. 5(a)(i) and sch. 1 part 1. The first enabling section, s. 5, remains in force. The other enabling section, s. 103, was repealed (1.06.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 49(a), S.I. No. 241 of 2017. This SI appears to be superseded by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Part 3) (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 244 of 2017), above.