Road Traffic Act 1968

Amendment of section 82 of Principal Act.

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57.Section 82 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

( a) by the insertion after “granted” in subsection (2) ( c) of “ or applied for”, and

( b) by the insertion after subsection (8) of the following subsection:

“(9) Whenever a member of the Garda Síochána has reasonable grounds for believing that a person pointed out to him by the owner, driver or conductor of a public service vehicle has refused or omitted to pay to the owner, driver or conductor any sum payable by that person to that owner, driver or conductor for the hire of the vehicle or the fare for that person's carriage in that vehicle, the member may, if that person refuses or fails to give his name and address or gives a name or address which the member has reasonable grounds for believing to be false or misleading, arrest that person without warrant.”