Road Traffic Act 1961
F173[ Vehicle insurers to provide details of motor insurance policies.
78A.—(1) A vehicle insurer shall make available, within 5 working days, to the Minister for Transport, the Garda Síochána and the Motor Insurer’s Bureau of Ireland, details of new motor insurance policies issued and existing motor insurance policies cancelled by it in so far as they relate to third party cover.
F174[(1A) Details made available under subsection (1) shall include—
(a) particulars, including the name and address, of the holder of a motor insurance policy,
(b) the period of cover of the policy,
(c) any limitations as to the use of a mechanically propelled vehicle under the policy,
(d) the persons or the classes of persons whose liability is covered under the policy,
(e) the vehicle (including the vehicle registration number) or class of vehicle the use of which is covered under the policy,
(f) the names of any driver or the class of driver whose driving is covered under the policy, and
(2) In this subsection "motor insurance policies" means approved policies of insurance (within the meaning of section 62) issued by a vehicle insurer.]
Inserted (1.06.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 77, S.I. No. 255 of 2011.
Inserted (25.11.2019) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. 30, S.I. No. 582 of 2019.
Substituted (22.12.2018) by Road Traffic Act 2018 (18/2018), s. 5(b), S.I. No. 538 of 2018.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: subs. (1A)(g) inserted by Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. 30, not commenced as of date of revision, as substituted (22.12.2018) by Road Traffic Act 2018 (18/2018), s. 5(b), S.I. No. 538 of 2018.
F175[(g) the number given at item 4d. and described as “Driver number” on the driving licence in scheduled form D.402 under Regulation 10 of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 537 of 2006) or the number given at item 4d. and described as “Driver number” on the learner permit in scheduled form D.202 under Regulation 17 of those Regulations.]
The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.