Road Traffic Act 1961

F66[Recognition of foreign driving licences held by certain persons


23B.(1) The Minister, after consultation with the Minister for Justice, may by order declare that a licence or permit permitting a relevant person to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle, not being a licence or permit to enable that relevant person to learn or provisionally to drive such a vehicle, issued by the competent authority of a relevant state, shall be recognised for the purpose of use in the State in respect of any one or more of the categories in respect of which the licence or permit issued to a relevant person is held, and subject to such restrictions, if any, as may be specified in the order.

(2) In this section, "relevant state" means a state other than the State or a Member State or member state of the European Economic Area.]




Inserted (27.07.2022) by Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2022 (19/2022), s. 46(b), (S.I. No. 390 of 2022).

Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (2.09.2022) by Road Traffic (Recognition of Foreign Driving Licences Held by Relevant Persons) (Ukraine) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 434 of 2022).