Road Traffic Act 2004

Supply of mechanically propelled vehicles to minor.


30.—(1) A person shall not supply a mechanically propelled vehicle—

(a) to a person who is under the age of 16 years, or

(b) other than a mechanically propelled vehicle in respect of which a person who has attained the age of 16 years is entitled to hold a driving licence to drive, to a person who is under the age of 17 years.

F10[(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding 5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.]

(3) In this section “supply”, includes supply by way of sale, hire, loan, gift, or other means of making the vehicle available to a person.




Substituted (1.06.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 88, S.I. No. 255 of 2011.