Road Traffic Act 2010


Traffic wardens.

42.— (1) (a) The Minister may authorise in writing such and so many persons as he or she may determine to perform the functions conferred on traffic wardens by this Part. A person so authorised shall, when performing any such function, if so requested, produce to the person who made the request the authorisation of the Minister under this section or a copy of it.

(b) The number of persons standing authorised under this subsection and their remuneration and other conditions of service shall be such as may be determined by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

(c) Neither the F87[Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004] nor the Civil Service Regulation Act 1956 apply to the position of traffic warden.

(d) In this subsection, “Minister” means Minister for Justice and Law Reform.

(2) Where a traffic warden has reasonable grounds for believing that a person is committing or has committed a fixed charge offence, the traffic warden may request of the person his or her name and address and, if the person does not comply with the request or gives a name or address that is false or misleading, he or she commits an offence.




Substituted (1.06.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. 36(d), S.I. No. 242 of 2017.