Railway Safety Act 2005

Regulations for protection of railway incident sites.

70.—The Commission may, with the consent of the Chief Investigator, and after consultation with the Minister, the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, the Garda Síochána, the Council, railway undertakings and such other persons as in the opinion of the Commission may be relevant, make regulations relating to the protection of the sites of railway incidents and the regulations may, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, include provisions in relation to any or all of the following matters—

(a) procedures for the collection, recording and protection of evidence,

(b) the protection of such sites,

(c) the protection against unauthorised interference with such sites, and

(d) prohibiting the unauthorised removal of anything from such sites.