Updated to 17 October 2020 (Act No. 15 of 2020 and S.I. No. 444 of 2020)

Transport Act 1944
No. 21 of 1944

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-8 8 December 1944 Commenced on enactment
S. 9 1 January 1945 Commenced as per s. 9(2)
Ss. 10-52 8 December 1944 Commenced on enactment
S. 53 1 January 1945 Commenced as per s. 53
Ss. 54-112 8 December 1944 Commenced on enactment
S. 113 1 July 1945 Commenced as per s. 113(2)
Ss. 114-135 8 December 1944 Commenced on enactment
Schs. 1-10 8 December 1944 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Power of transport officer under. 16/1986, ss. 16 (1), 21
Prosecution for offences under. 16/1986, ss. 13, 17, 21
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S. I. No. 92 of 1987, art. 4, sch.
Trans. of functns. under. S. I. No. 125 of 1959
S. 11, grant of cert. inc. 40/1959, s.1
S. 16(1) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 39(a)
S. 17(3) trans. of cert. functns. under. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6, 9, 20 & Sch. 2 pt. 1
S. 22(2)(a) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 39(b)(i)
S. 22(2)(b) am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 39(b)(ii)
S. 43 am. 26/1966, s.5 (4)
S. 43(6)-(10) rstrct. 26/1966, s.5 (5)
S. 44, superannuation schemes confirmed, etc. 12/1950, s.44 (8)
S. 45(1) am., (8) rep. 21/1947, s.9
S. 47, regs. ctd. 12/1950, s.35 (2) (e)
S. 53(1)(c). rep. 21/2011, s. 4(1) & sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 58(1) (3) rep. 3/1998, s.125, sch. 8
S. 58, rep. with conds. 2/1999, s.197, sch. 6, col. 3
Pt. 3 (ss. 63-67) rep. 12/1950, s.3, sch. 1
Pt. 4 (ss. 68-104) rstrct. 12/1950, s.52, sch. 5
Ss. 83-86 rep. 12/1950, s.3, sch. 1
Pt. 4, ch. 6 (ss. 94-101) rep. 3/1986, ss. 18, 20, sch. 3. See also S.I. No. 207 of 1986.
S. 102(7) (in pt.) rep. 3/1986, ss. 18, 20, sch. 3. See also S.I. No. 207 of 1986.
S. 109(1) am. 24/1983, s.8 (1), sch. 4, pt. 1
S. 110 ext. 25/1955, s.6
S.110, power to make o. 19/1958, s.21
S. 110 rstrct. 12/1950, s.52, sch. 5
  17/1953, s.45, sch. 5
S. 110(4)(d) rep. 25/1955, s.7 (5)
Pt. 7 (ss. 111-124) payment deposit where offences under 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 50(1)(b) (Pt. 7 construed as one w/ Road Transport Act 1933)
Pt. 7 (ss. 111-124) procedure for fixed charge offences under 25/2010, ss. 1(2), pt. 3 (ss. 34-49), 34(b)(i) (construed as one w/ Road Transport Act 1933)
Ss. 111-114 rstrct. 12/1950, s.52, sch. 5
S. 112 rep. 15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S. 112(6), subsec. added. 16/1986, ss. 9, 21
S. 114 rep. 15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S. 114 (4) (a), power to grant cert. inc. 40/1959, s.1
S. 115 rep. 16/1986, ss. 19 (c), 21
S. 116 rep. 8/1971, s.9, sch.
S. 117 rep. 19/1958, s.6, sch. 1
Ss. 118, 119, delegation of Min. functns. under. S. I. No. 402 of 2002, art. 2, sch. 1, pt. 1
Ss. 118-121 rep. 15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
Ss. 118-124 rstrct. 12/1950, s.52, sch. 5
  17/1953, s.45, sch. 5
S.118 (in pt.) rep. 8/1971, s.9, sch.
S.120, delegation of Min. functns. under. S. I. No. 402 of 2002, art. 2, sch. 1, pt. 1
S.122 (2), penalty incd. 16/1986, ss. 14 (7), 21
S.123 (1), penalty incd. 16/1986, ss. 14 (8), 21
S.124 am. 8/1978, s.2
S.124 rep. 15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S.125 rep. 19/1958, s.6, sch. 1
Ss. 126-129 rstrct. 12/1950, s.52, sch. 5
  17/1953, s.45, sch. 5
S.126, rep. 3/1986, ss. 18, 20, sch. 3. See also S.I. No. 207 of 1986.
S.130 saved. 10/1946, s.29 (2)
  28/1947, s.78 (2)
  1/1952, s.5 (4)
  9/1986, s.16 (3)
S.134 rep. 18/1979, s.9
S.135 rep. 14/1971, s.4, sch. 1
Sch. 7, pars. 3, 8 rep. 12/1950, s.3, sch. 1
Sch. 10, rep. 3/1986, ss. 18, 20, sch. 3. See also S.I. No. 207 of 1986.

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Transport Act, 1944, Regulations 1945 (S.I. No. 45 of 1945)
S. 44(2) Córas Iompair Éireann Amending Superannuation Scheme For Regular Wages Staff (Confirmation) Order 1949 (S.I. No. 115 of 1949)
  Córas Iompair Éireann Superannuation Scheme For Regular Wages Staff (Confirmation) Order 1945 (S.I. No. 242 of 1945)
S. 44(3) Córas Iompair Éireann Amending Superannuation Scheme For Regular Wages Staff (Confirmation) Order 1949 (S.I. No. 115 of 1949)
S. 45(3) Transport Act, 1944 (Section 45) Order 1945 (S.I. No. 55 of 1945)
S. 74 The Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges) Order 1947 (S.I. No. 107 of 1947)
S. 89 Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and The Strabane and Letterkenny Railway Company) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 147 of 1958)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and The Strabane and Letterkenny Railway Company) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 88 of 1956)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway Company) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 77 of 1956)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and The Strabane and Letterkenny Railway Company) Order 1953 (S.I. No. 315 of 1953)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway Company) Order 1953 (S.I. No. 122 of 1953)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland)) Order 1953 (S.I. No. 105 of 1953)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway Company) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 280 of 1952)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland)) Order, 1951 (Amendment) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 243 of 1952)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway Company) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 287 of 1951)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and The Strabane and Letter-Kenny Railway Company) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 277 of 1951)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway Company) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 271 of 1951)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland)) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 255 of 1951)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Dundalk, Newry and Greenore Railway Company) Order 1949 (S.I. No. 129 of 1949)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway Company) Order 1949 (S.I. No. 113 of 1949)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland)) Order 1949 (S.I. No. 110 of 1949)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway Company) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 130 of 1948)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee and The Strabane and Letterkenny Railway Company) Order 1947 (S.I. No. 401 of 1947)
  Transport Act, 1944 (Alteration of Maximum Railway Charges of the Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland)) Order 1947 (S.I. No. 284 of 1947)
S. 99 River Shannon Navigation (Maximum Charges) Order 1953 (S.I. No. 161 of 1953)
S. 110 County Donegal Railways (Abandonment of Certain Railway Lines) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 9 of 1960)
  Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway (Abandonment) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 181 of 1958)
  Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway (Bridge End -Buncrana; Tooban Junction -Farland Point) Abandonment Order 1953 (S.I. No. 241 of 1953)
  Letterkenny Railway Abandonment Order 1953 (S.I. No. 240 of 1953)
  County Donegal Railways (Stranorlar-Glenties) (Abandonment of Railway Line) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 133 of 1952)