Road Traffic Act 1961

Commencement.

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2.This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by any order or orders of the Minister, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

E47

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.03.1964) by Road Traffic Act,1961 (Commencement) Order 1964 (S.I. No. 28 of 1964).

2. Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 18th day of March, 1964, for the purpose of effecting the repeal of sections 21 to 28, 31 to 45 and 81 to 83 of the Road Traffic Act, 1933 (No. 11 of 1933).

3. Sections 21 to 25, 27, 28, 30 to 42 and subsections (1), (3) and (4) of section 43 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 18th day of March, 1964.

E48

Power pursuant to section exercised (27.10.1963) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 188 of 1963).

2. Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 27th day of October, 1963 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of sections 4, 15 to 20, 84 to 97, 99 to 117, 120 to 126, 128 to 136, 139 to 146, 161 to 164 and 166 of the Road Traffic Act, 1933 (No. 11 of 1933).

3. Sections 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 82 and 83 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 27th day of October, 1963.

E49

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.04.1963) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Commencement) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 17 of 1963).

2. Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1963 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of sections 46, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54 and 55 of the Road Traffic Act, 1933 (No. 11 of 1933).

3. Part IV of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1963.

E50

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.05.1962) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Commencement) Order 1962 (S.I. No. 11 of 1962).

2. Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 1st day of May, 1962 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of Part V and sections 172 and 174 of the Road Traffic Act, 1933 (No. 11 of 1933).

3. Section 14, Part VI, and section 118 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 1st day of May, 1962.

E51

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.1961) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 173 of 1961).

2. Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall come into operation on the 1st day of October, 1961 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the enactments specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Order.

3. The provisions of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order shall come into operation on the 1st day of October, 1961.

PART I

Provisions of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 to come into operation on 1st October, 1961.

Sections 1 to 9, sections 17 to 20, sections 26 and 29, subsections (2), (5) and (6) of section 43, Part V, sections 84 to 92, sections 94 to 117, sections 120 to 127 and the Second Schedule.

PART II

Enactments to be repealed on 1st October, 1961

Session and chapter or number and year

Short title

Extent of repeal

1 & 2 Geo. C., c.45

Public Roads (Ireland) Act, 1911

The whole Act.

No. 11 of 1933

Road Traffic Act, 1933

Sections 7 to 10, 29 and 30, 50 to 52, 98, 118, 119, 127, 137, 138, 147 to 157, 159, 165, 167, 169 to 171,173, 175, 179.

No. 7 of 1940

Fire Brigades Act, 1940

Section 10

No. 24 of 1946

Local Government Act, 1946

Section 69

No. 9 of 1955

Local Government Act, 1955

Sections 36 and 37

No. 3 of 1956

Fatal Injuries Act, 1956

Section 7