Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2020.

JurisdictionIreland
CitationIR SI 684/2020

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 5th January, 2021.

I, EAMON RYAN, Minister for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 5 (1) and 42 (2)(b) of the Road Traffic Act 1961 (No. 24 of 1961) and section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 2006 (No. 23 of 2006) 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 Transport, Tourism and Sport (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2020 ( S.I. No. 351 of 2020 )), and for the purposes of giving further effect to Annex I of Directive No. 2006/126/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006,1 as amended by Commission Directive No. 2011/94/EU of 28 November 2011,2 Council Directive No. 2013/22/EU of 13 May 2013,3 and Commission Directive (EU) 2015/653 of 24 April 2015,4 hereby make the following regulations:

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2020.

(2) These Regulations come into operation on 23 December 2020.

2. Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. No. 537 of 2006 ) is amended -

(a) by the substitution of form D.202 set out in Part 1 of the Schedule for form D.202 in Schedule 1, and

(b) by the substitution of form D.402 set out in Part 2 of the Schedule for form D.402 in Schedule 1.

SCHEDULE

Part 1

Form D.202

Side 1:

Side 2:

Part 2

Form D.402

Side 1:

Side 2:

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

22 December, 2020.

EAMON RYAN,

Minister for Transport.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

These Regulations amend the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 537 of 2006) by replacing Form D.202 (learner permit) and Form D.402 (driving licence) in Schedule 1 with an updated version of the forms in order to identify Item 4d as the driver number.

1 OJ No. L 403, 30.12.2006, p. 18.

2 OJ No. L 314, 29.11.2011, p. 31.

3 OJ No. L 158, 10.6.2013, p. 356.

4 OJ No. L 107, 25.4.2015, p. 68.

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