Road Traffic Act 1961

Promotion of road safety.

120

120. (1) The council of a county, the corporation of a county or other borough, the council of an urban district or the commissioners of a town may incur expenditure for the purpose of promoting safety on roads, and the expenditure may include payments for that purpose to any other authority or person.

(2) The Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, F251 [ make grants from moneys provided by the Oireachtas ]

( a) towards the expenses of an association or body where the advancement of road safety is among the primary objects of the association or body, and

( b) towards the expenses under subsection (1) of this section of any council, corporation or commissioners.

Annotations

Amendments:

F251

Substituted (18.07.1980) by Road Fund (Winding Up) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 230 of 1980), reg. 2 and sch.

Modifications (not altering text):

C82

Functions transferred and references to “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 6-9.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5. References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1

Enactments

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Part 2

1922 to 2011 Enactments

Number and Year

Short Title

Provision

(1)

(2)

(3)

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No. 24 of 1961

Road Traffic Act 1961

Sections 9, 87(1)(e), 101(11) and (12) and 120(2)

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