Roads Act, 1993

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CitationIR No. 14/1993


Number 14 of 1993


ROADS ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 18 January 2021


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Roads Act 1993. 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 the Health (Amendment) Act 2021 (1/2021), enacted 7 March 2021, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) (Amendment) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 12 of 2021), made 18 January 2021, 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 14 of 1993


ROADS ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 18 January 2021


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

Roads Acts 1993 to 2015 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Roads Act 2015 (14/2015), s. 1(2)). The Acts in the group are:

Roads Act 1993 (14/1993)

Roads (Amendment) Act 1998 (23/1998), other than s. 7

Planning and Development Act 2000 (30/2000), s. 215 and Part XX

Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), ss. 81 and 245

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006 (27/2006), s. 51

Roads Act 2007 (34/2007), other than ss. 12 and 13

Roads Act 2015 (14/2015)

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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

Roads Act 2015 (14/2015)

Freedom of Information Act 2014 (30/2014)

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014)

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 (30/2010)

Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010)

Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 (37/2009)

Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 (15/2008)

Roads Act 2007 (34/2007)

Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act 2006 (27/2006)

National Monuments (Amendment) Act 2004 (22/2004)

Local Government Act 2003 (8/2003)

Road Traffic Act 2002 (12/2002)

Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001 (55/2001)

Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001)

Planning and Development Act 2000 (30/2000)

Roads (Amendment) Act 1998 (23/1998)

Road Traffic Act 1994 (7/1994)

Housing Act 1966 (21/1966)

Road Traffic Act 1961 (24/1961)

National Monuments Act 1930 (2/1930)

All Acts up to and including Health (Amendment) Act 2021 (1/2021), enacted 7 March 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) (Amendment) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 12 of 2021)

Inland Waterways and Waterways Ireland (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 340 of 2020)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) (Amendment) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 577 of 2019)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) (Amendment) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 576 of 2019)

Roads (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 486 of 2019)

Roads (Schemes) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 485 of 2019)

European Union (Roads Act 1993) (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 279 of 2019)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) (Amendment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 435 of 2018)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) (Amendment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 434 of 2018)

National Roads Authority Superannuation Scheme 2017 (S.I. No. 412 of 2017)

Roads Act 1993 (Extinguishment of Public Right of Way) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 238 of 2017)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) (Smithstown-Shannon Airport) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 131 of 2016)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 54 of 2012)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 53 of 2012)

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

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment and Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 473 of 2011)

Inland Waterways and Waterways Ireland (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 195 of 2011)

Heritage (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 192 of 2011)

European Communities (Public Participation) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 352 of 2010)

Roads (Schemes) (forms) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 49 of 2008)

Waste Management (Collection Permit) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 820 of 2007)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) Order 2006(S.I. No. 187 of 2006)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 188 of 2006)

Road Traffic Act 1994 (Control of Traffic - Exemption Permits) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 639 of 2006)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) (Gormanston To Dundalk Route and Dundalk Western Bypass) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 18 of 2004)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) (Redcow To N52 Link Road) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 19 of 2004)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) (Fermoy, Rathcormac and Watergrasshill Bypass) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 249 of 2004)

Roads Act 1993 (Classification of National Roads) (Kilcock - Kinnegad Route) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 26 of 2003)

Roads Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 453 of 2000)

European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 450 of 2000)

European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 93 of 1999)

European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 351 of 1998)

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Bye Laws to Control Skips on Public Roads Made under the Roads Act 19931993 Section 72 (S.I. No. 573 of 1998)

Roads Act 1993 (Declaration of National Roads) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 347 of 1996)

Roads Act 1993 (Declaration of National Roads) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 49 of 1995)

Roads Act 1993 (Declaration of Regional Roads) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 400 of 1994)

Roads Act 1993 (Declaration of National Roads) Order 1994(S.I. No. 209 of 1994)

Roads Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 119 of 1994)

Roads Act 1993 (Commencement) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 118 of 1994)

Roads Act 1993 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 339 of 1994)

Roads Act 1993 (Commencement) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 197 of 1993)

Roads Act 1993 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 406 of 1993)

National Roads Authority (Establishment) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 407 of 1993)

All statutory instruments up to and including Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) (Amendment) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 12 of 2021), made 18 January 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 14 of 1993


ROADS ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 18 January 2021


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Acts Referred to

Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act, 1919

1919, c. 57

Companies Acts, 1963 to 1990

Cork Improvement Act, 1868

1868, c. xxxiii

County Management Acts, 1940 to 1991

Dublin Corporation Act, 1890

1890, c. ccxlvi

Dublin Transport Authority (Dissolution) Act, 1987

1987, No. 34

Electoral Act, 1923

1923, No. 12

European Assembly Elections Act, 1977

1977, No. 30

European Assembly Elections Act, 1984

1984, No. 6

European Communities Act, 1972

1972, No. 27

Forestry Act, 1946

1946, No. 13

Holidays (Employees) Acts, 1973 and 1991

Housing Act, 1966

1966, No. 21

Lands Clauses Acts

Local Government Act, 1925

1925, No. 5

Local Government Act, 1941

1941, No. 23

Local Government Act, 1946

1946, No. 24

Local Government Act, 1953

1953, No. 12

Local Government Act, 1955

1955, No. 9

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