Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations, 1992.

Date10 February 1992
Statutory Instrument No.32/1992

S.I. No. 32 of 1992.

ROAD TRAFFIC (PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1992.

The Minister for the Environment in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 (No. 24 of 1961) and section 82 of that Act as amended by section 57 of the Road Traffic Act, 1968 (No. 25 of 1968) hereby makes the following Regulations:—

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles)(Amendment) Regulations, 1992.

(2) These Regulations and the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 to 1991 shall be construed as one and may be cited together as the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 to 1992.

2. These Regulations shall come into operation on the 17th day of February, 1992.

3. In these Regulations:—

"the Regulations of 1979" means the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations, 1979 ( S.I. No. 242 of 1979 );

"the Principal Regulations" means the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 ( S.I. No. 191 of 1963 );

"the Minister" means the Minister for the Environment.

4. The following sub-articles shall be substituted for sub-articles (2) and (3) of article 9 of the Principal Regulations as substituted by article 6 of the Regulations of 1979:—

"(2) The Minister may fix the maximum fares for licensed public hire vehicles in a taximeter area referred to in sub-article (1) of this article and he may fix different maximum fares in respect of any such taximeter area.

(3) The Minister may issue a certificate that on a specified day a specified fare was the maximum fare fixed for licensed public hire vehicles in any of the taximeter areas specified in sub-article (1) of this article."

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment this

10th day of February, 1992.

RORY O'HANLON,

Minister for the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

These Regulations transfer the power to fix maximum fares for licensed public hire vehicles from the Minister for Industry and Commerce to the Minister for the...

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