Road Traffic Act 2010


Costs of prosecutions under Part 2.

21.— (1) Where a person is convicted of an offence under F41[under section 4, 5, 12, 13B, 14 or 17A], committed after the commencement of this section, the court shall, unless it is satisfied that there are special and substantial reasons for not so doing, order the person to pay to the court a contribution towards the costs and expenses incurred by the Bureau in the performance of its functions not exceeding such amount as may, for the time being, stand prescribed.

(2) Payments under subsection (1) shall be disposed of in such manner as may be prescribed.




Substituted (13.04.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. 18, S.I. No. 129 of 2017.

Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (26.11.2012) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 21) (Costs and Expenses) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 477 of 2012), reg. 3.


Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) amended (26.11.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (3/2014), s. 12(f), S.I. No. 535 of 2014; substituted as per F-note above.