Road Traffic Act 1961

Regulations in relation to certificates, keeping of records and giving of information.

75

75. (1) The Minister may make regulations for all or any of the following purposes:

( a) the issue of certificates of insurance, certificates of guarantee and certificates of exemption;

( b) the issue of copies of, or new certificates in lieu of, any such certificates which are lost or destroyed and the maximum charges that may be made on such issues;

( c) the cancellation and surrender of such certificates;

( d) requiring vehicle insurers to keep records of all approved policies of insurance and approved guarantees issued by them;

( e) requiring vehicle guarantors to keep records of all approved guarantees issued by them;

( f) requiring exempted persons to keep records of all certificates of exemption issued by them;

( g) specifying the matters to be recorded in the records;

( h) enabling the records to be inspected by members of the Garda Síochána and officers of the Minister;

( i) requiring vehicle insurers to furnish to members of the Garda Síochána and officers of the Minister information in relation to approved policies of insurance and approved guarantees issued by such insurers;

( j) requiring vehicle guarantors to furnish to members of the Garda Síochána and officers of the Minister information in relation to approved guarantees issued by such guarantors.

(2) A person who contravenes a regulation under this section which is declared to be a penal regulation shall be guilty of an offence.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to this section and ss. 5, 62(1)(c), 63(1)(c), 65(1)(a), 66, 68(1) and 79 exercised (1.05.1962) by Road Traffic (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 1962 (S.I. No. 14 of 1962).