Road Traffic Act 2010

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Road Traffic Act 2010


Number 25 of 2010


ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 26 October 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Road Traffic Act 2010. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law

All Acts up to and including Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018 (25/2018), enacted 29 October 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 405 of 2018), made 4 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to revisedacts@lawreform.ie


Number 25 of 2010


ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 26 October 2018


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2018 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be read together as one ( Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018 (18/2018), s. 6(3)). The Acts in the group are:

Road Traffic Act 1961 (24/1961)

Road Traffic Act 1968 (25/1968)

Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1973 (15/1973) (repealed)

Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (19/1978) (repealed)

Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1984 (16/1984)

Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987 (34/1987), insofar as it amends the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 1984

Road Traffic Act 1994 (7/1994)

Road Traffic Act 1995 (7/1995) (repealed)

Road Traffic Act 2002 (12/2002)

Road Traffic Act 2003 (37/2003) (repealed)

Road Traffic Act 2004 (44/2004), other than Part 6

Railway Safety Act 2005 (31/2005), Part 17

Road Traffic Act 2006 (23/2006)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006)

Roads Act 2007 (34/2007), s. 12

Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010)

Road Traffic Act 2011 (7/2011)

Road Traffic (No. 2) Act 2011 (28/2011)

Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013), Part 11

Road Traffic Act 2014 (3/2014)

Road Traffic (No. 2) Act 2014 (39/2014)

Vehicle Clamping Act 2015 (13/2015), Part 5

Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 8 (citation only)

Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016)

Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018 (18/2018)

Acts previously included in the group but now repealed are:

Road Traffic Act 1995 (7/1995)

Road Traffic Act 2003 (37/2003)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006), s.1

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 and 1987 : this Act deals with similar subject matter to a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987, s. 15(4)). The Acts in the group are:

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (14/1975)

Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act 1987 (34/1987), in so far as it amends the Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1982, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018 (18/2018)

Courts Act 2017 (8/2017)

Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016)

Vehicle Clamping Act 2015 (13/2015)

Road Traffic (No. 2) Act 2014 (39/2014)

Road Traffic Act 2014 (3/2014)

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014)

Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013)

Road Safety Authority (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness) Act 2012 (16/2012)

Road Traffic (No. 2) Act 2011 (28/2011)

Road Traffic Act 2011 (7/2011)

Road Traffic Act 1961 (24/1961)

All Acts up to and including Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018 (25/2018), enacted 29 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Part 3) (Fixed Charge Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 58 of 2018)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Impairment Testing) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 370 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 44(3)) (Prescribed Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 300 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 35(6)) (Prescribed Document) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 245 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Part 3) (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 244 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 36(1) (Prescribed Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 243 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 241 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Medical Exemption Certificate) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 158 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 151 of 2017)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 54(d)) (Defective or Worn...

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