Road Traffic Act 1994 (Section 22) (Costs and Expenses) Regulations, 2010

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CitationIR SI 435/2010

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 14th September, 2010.

I, NOEL DEMPSEY, Minister for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 22 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 (No. 7 of 1994) and the National Roads and Road Traffic (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2002 ( S.I. No. 298 of 2002 ) (as adapted by the Public Enterprise (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2002 ( S.I. No. 305 of 2002 )), hereby make the following regulations:

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic Act 1994 (Section 22) (Costs and Expenses) Regulations 2010.

(2) These Regulations come into operation on 1 September 2010.

2. In these Regulations “Act of 1994” means Road Traffic Act 1994 (No. 7 of 1994).

3. (1) The amount standing prescribed for the purposes of section 22(1) of the Act of 1994 is as follows:

(a) in the case of analysis for the concentration of alcohol, €250, and

(b) in the case of analysis for the presence of a drug or drugs, €350.

(2) Payments received under section 22(1) of the Act of 1994 shall be paid into and disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister for Finance directs.

4. Regulation 5 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 (Part III) Regulations 1994 ( S.I. No. 351 of 1994 ) is revoked.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

31 August 2010.

NOEL DEMPSEY,

Minister for Transport.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).

These regulations provide for the increase in the maximum contribution towards the costs and expenses incurred by the Medical Bureau of Road Safety in the performance of its functions under section 22 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 from \xa375 (€95) to €250 in the case of analysis for the concentration of alcohol and to €350 in the case of analysis for the presence of a drug or drugs.

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