Road Transport Act 1999
Amendment of Road Transport Act, 1986.
14.—(1) Section 1(1) of the Act of 1986 is hereby amended by the deletion of the definitions of “international road freight carrier’s licence” and “national road freight carrier’s licence”.
(2) Section 16(1)(i) of the Act of 1986 is hereby amended by the insertion after “used for a purpose connected with road transport” of “, including the engagement or use by a person in the premises or place of the services of an undertaking for the carriage by road for reward of merchandise in a vehicle”.
(3) Section 16 of the Act of 1986 is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (3) of the following subsections:
“(4) A transport officer shall not, other than with the consent of the occupier, enter such part of a premises used as a private dwelling unless he has obtained a warrant from the District Court under section 16A of this Act authorising such entry.
(5) Where a transport officer in exercise of his powers under this section is prevented from entering any premises or place an application may be made under section 16A of this Act for a warrant authorising such entry.”