Road Transport Act 1986
1.—(1) In this Act—
“the Act of 1978” means the Road Transport Act, 1978;
“carrier's licence” means either a national road freight carrier's licence or an international road freight carrier's licence;
“existing merchandise licence” means a merchandise licence which was in force at any time in the period of two years ending on the day on which section 3 of this Act comes into operation and which has not expired or been revoked;
“existing restricted road freight licence” means a restricted road freight licence which is in force on the day on which section 3 of this Act comes into operation;
“the Minister” means the Minister for Communications;
“the Principal Act” means the Road Transport Act, 1933;
“transport officer” means a transport officer appointed under section 15 of this Act.
(2) For the purposes of the Principal Act, as amended by this Act, a national road freight carrier's licence and an international road freight carrier's licence shall each be deemed to be a merchandise licence under that Act.
Deleted (30.08.1999) by Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999), s. 14(1), S.I. No. 264 of 1999.