Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 1991.

Date04 December 1991
Statutory Instrument No.302/1991

S.I. No. 302 of 1991.

ROAD TRAFFIC (PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 2) REGULATIONS, 1991.

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) (No. 2) Regulations, 1991.

(2) The collective citation "the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 to 1991" shall include these Regulations.

2. In these Regulations "the Regulations of 1991" means the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991 ( S.I. No. 272 of 1991 ).

3. (1) This article shall apply to applications made to the Commissioner for new public hire vehicle licences after the commencement of the Regulations of 1991.

(2) In considering applications made to him pursuant to article 5 of the Regulations of 1991 the Commissioner shall not consider more than one application from each person.

(3) Where more than one applicant has been received by the Commissioner from any person the fees paid by that person under paragraph (a) of sub-article (3) of article 7 of the Regulations of 1991 shall notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (b) of the said sub-article be repaid to each such person in respect of each such application in excess of one.

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

this 4th day of December, 1991.

RORY O' HANLON,

Minister for the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

These Regulations amend existing public service vehicles regulations by clarifying that the Garda Commissioner shall consider only one application for a new public hire vehicle licence...

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