Road Traffic Act 1961

Certificate of insurance and certificate of guarantee.

66

66. (1) Where a vehicle insurer issues an approved policy of insurance, he shall give to the person to whom it is issued the prescribed number of certificates (each of which is referred to in this Act as a certificate of insurance) in the prescribed form certifying that it has been issued and stating the prescribed particulars thereof.

(2) Where a vehicle insurer or a vehicle guarantor issues an approved guarantee, he shall give to the person to whom it is issued the prescribed number of certificates (each of which is referred to in this Act as a certificate of guarantee) in the prescribed form certifying that it has been issued and stating the prescribed particulars thereof.

(3) For the purposes of this section, a renewal of an approved policy of insurance or an approved guarantee shall be deemed to be an issue thereof.

Annotations

Modifications (not altering text):

C55

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

Insurance Certificate or Card.

8. (1) ...

(2) For the purposes of Part VI of the Road Traffic Act, 1961, section 12 of the Roads Act, 1920 and any regulation made under any of the said enactments, the following provisions shall apply regarding an international motor insurance card in respect of the use of the vehicle referred to in the said card:— ...

(c) notwithstanding anything contained in section 66 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961, or the regulations made thereunder, it shall not be necessary to furnish any particulars on an international motor insurance card other than those required to be furnished on the said card.

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Editorial Notes:

E632

Power pursuant to this section and ss. 5, 62(1)(c), 63(1)(c), 65(1)(a), 68(1), 75 and 79 exercised (1.05.1962) by Road Traffic (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 1962 (S.I. No. 14 of 1962).