Road Traffic Act 1961

Vehicle insurer.

58

F137 [ 58. (1) In this Act, vehicle insurer means, subject to subsection (1) of section 78 of this Act,

( a ) an undertaking within the meaning of Article 2 (1) of the EC (Non-Life Insurance) Regulations 1976 ( S.I. No. 115 of 1976 ) as amended by Article 4 of the European Communities (Non-Life Insurance) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1991 ( S.I. No. 142 of 1991 ) which carries on a class 10 mechanically propelled vehicle insurance business in the State, or

( b ) a syndicate, within the meaning of section 3 of the Act of 1936, carrying on that business in the State.

(2) For the purpose of this section and section 78

class 10 mechanically propelled vehicle insurance business means a mechanically propelled vehicle insurance business within the meaning of Section 3 of the Act of 1936 in relation to a risk classified under class 10 of Schedule 1 of the European Communities (Non-Life Insurance) Regulations 1976 ( S.I. No. 115 of 1976 ) but excluding carrier s liability;

the Act of 1936 means the Insurance Act 1936 (No. 45 of 1936). ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F137

Substituted (20.11.1992) by European Communities (Road Traffic) (Compulsory Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 347 of 1992), reg. 6.

Modifications (not altering text):

C54

Application of section restricted (1.01.1993) by Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 384 of 1992), art. 8(3), in operation as per art. 2.

Insurance Certificate or Card.

8. ...

(3) Section 58 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 shall not apply to the Irish Bureau and paragraphs (3) and (8) of article 7 of the Road Traffic (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations, 1962 shall not apply to an international insurance card.

Editorial Notes:

E613

Previous affecting provision: paras. (a) and (b) amended (1.09.1968) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (25/1968), s. 6 and sch., S.I. No. 169 of 1968. Section substituted as per F-note above.