Road Transport Act, 1933

JurisdictionIreland
CitationIR No. 8/1933


Number 8 of 1933


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933

REVISED

Updated to 28 May 2019


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Road Transport Act 1933. 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 Greyhound Racing Act 2019 (15/2019), enacted 28 May 2019, and all statutory instruments up to and including European Communities (Sheep Identification) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 243 of 2019), made 28 May 2019, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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 8 of 1933


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1933

REVISED

Updated to 28 May 2019


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

Although not included in a collective citation, this Act is one of a group of Acts which deal with the same subject matter:

Road Transport Act 1933 (8/1933)

Road Transport Act 1934 (17/1934)

Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935)

Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), Part VII

Transport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1955 (21/1955)

Transport Act 1958 (19/1958)

Transport (No. 2) Act 1959 (40/1959)

Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971)

Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978)

Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986)

Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006)

Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011)

Acts previously included in the group but now repealed are:

Road Transport Act 1932 (2/1932)

Road Transport Act 1956 (13/1956)

The definitions in the Road Transport Act 1933 are applied by the Road Transport Acts 1934 and 1935 (s. 1(2) of each Act). The following Acts are to be construed together as one with the Road Transport Act 1933:

Transport Act 1944 (21/1944), Part VII (s. 111(2))

Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971) (s. 12(2))

Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978) (s. 11(2))

Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986) (s. 22(2))

Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999) (other than ss. 17, 18 and 21) (s. 25(2))

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006) (s. 2 only) (s. 2(10))

Road Transport Act 2011 (31/2011) (s. 23(2))

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 1972, 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 Transport Act 2011 (31/2011)

Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 (37/2009)

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (28/2006)

Road Transport Act 1999 (15/1999)

Road Transport Act 1986 (16/1986)

Dublin Transport Authority Act 1986 (15/1986)

Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983 (24/1983)

Road Transport Act 1978 (8/1978)

Road Transport Act 1971 (8/1971)

Transport Act 1958 (19/1958)

Road Transport Act 1956 (13/1956)

Transport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1955 (21/1955)

Transport Act 1950 (12/1950)

Transport Act 1944 (21/1944)

Road Transport Act 1935 (23/1935)

Road Transport Act 1934 (17/1934)

Road Transport (No. 2) Act 1933 (39/1933)

All Acts up to and including Greyhound Racing Act 2019 (15/2019), enacted 28 May 2019, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Road Transport Act. 1978 (Section 5) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 53 of 1996)

Road Transport Act. 1978 (Section 5) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 84 of 1995)

Road Transport (Road Freight Carrier’s Licence Application Form) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 66 of 1995)

Road Transport Acts (Vehicle Plate Application Form) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 142 of 1994)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 141 of 1994)

European Communities (International Carriage of Goods by Road) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 140 of 1994)

European Communities (Combined Transport of Goods Between Member States) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 60 of 1994)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 191 of 1992)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 201 of 1991)

Road Transport (Road Freight Carrier’s Licence Application Form) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 61 of 1991)

European Communities (Merchandise Road Transport) Regulation 1991 (S.I. No. 60 of 1991)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 180 of 1990)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 144 of 1989)

Road Transport (Merchandise Licence Application Form) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 211 of 1988)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 193 of 1988)

European Communities (Merchandise and Road Transport) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 180 of 1988)

Road Transport Act, 1933 (Part II) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 315 of 1986)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 312 of 1986)

Road Transport Act, 1986 (Merchandise Licence Application Form) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 302 of 1986)

Road Transport (Vehicle Plate Issuing Stations) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 106 of 1986)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 332 of 1983)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 331 of 1983)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 277 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 4) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 269 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 3) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 268 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 267 of 1982)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 41 of 1982)

European Communities (International Carriage of Goods by Road) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 253 of 1980)

Road Transport Act, 1978 (Section 5) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 160 of 1980)

European Communities (Combined Road/Rail Carriage of Goods Between Member States) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 227 of 1979)

European Communities (Merchandise Road Transport) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 386 of 1977)

Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 256 of 1977)

European Communities (International Carriage of Goods by Road and Rail) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 225 of 1975)

Fuels (Control of Supplies) (Restriction on Deliveries of Motor Spirit) (No. 2) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 84 of 1974)

European Communities (Road Transport) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 57 of 1974)

Fuels (Control of Supplies) (Restriction on Deliveries of Gas Diesel Oil, Kerosene and Fuel Oil) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 306 of 1973)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1972 (S.I. No. 204 of 1972)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1971 (S.I. No. 222 of 1971)

Road Transport Act, 1971 (Fees) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 183 of 1971)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1970 (S.I. No. 188 of 1970)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1969 (S.I. No. 163 of 1969)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1968 (S.I. No. 174 of 1968)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1967 (S.I. No. 187 of 1967)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1966 (S.I. No. 184 of 1966)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1965 (S.I. No. 164 of 1965)

Carriage of Commodities Order 1965 (S.I. No. 132 of 1965)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1964 (S.I. No. 201 of 1964)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1963 (S.I. No. 154 of 1963)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1962 (S.I. No. 140 of 1962)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1961 (S.I. No. 140 of 1961)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1960 (S.I. No. 172 of 1960)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1959 (S.I. No. 149 of 1959)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1958 (S.I. No. 180 of 1958)

Carriage of Wheat (No. 2) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 234 of 1956)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1956 (S.I. No. 84 of 1956)

Carriage of Wheat Order 1955 (S.I. No. 168 of 1955)

Road Transport Act, 1933, Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 69 of 1955)

Road Transport Act, 1933 (Part II) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 8 of 1952)

Turf (Suspension of Section 9 (1) of the Road Transport Act, 1933) Order 1946 (S.I. No. 267 of 1946)

The Road Transport Act, 1933 (Part II) Regulations Order, 1933 (Amendment) Order 1937 (S.I. No. 316 of 1937)

The Railway Tribunal (Additional) Rules 1935 (S.I. No. 659 of 1935)

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