Railway Safety Act 2005



Prosecution of summary offences.

122.—(1) Proceedings for an offence under this Act may be brought and prosecuted summarily by the Commission.

(2) The Commission shall be entitled—

(a) to view and take copies of any record or other evidence gathered or obtained by the Investigation Unit during the course of its investigation of a railway incident under section 58 , and

(b) subject to section 58 (17), to submit as evidence in criminal or other proceedings any such record or other evidence.

(3) Notwithstanding section 10 (4) of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851 , summary proceedings for any offence under this Act may be instituted at any time within 2 years after the date of the offence.