Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Road Transport Act 1986
No. 16 of 1986

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 2
S. 3 30 September 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 2(1)
S. 4 in so far as it applies to merchandise licences granted before 30 September 1986 30 September 1988 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 2(2)(a)
S. 4 in so far as it applies to merchandise licences granted on or after 30 September 1986 30 September 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 2(2)(b)
Ss. 5-7 30 September 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 2(1)
S. 8 30 September 1988 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 3
S. 9 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 2
S. 10 30 September 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 2(1)
S. 11 23 December 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 454 of 1986), art. 2
S. 12 30 September 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 2(1)
Ss. 13-18 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 2
S. 19(a) in so far as it relates to sections 12(4) and 15 of the Road Transport Act 1933 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 3
S. 19(a) in so far as it relates to sections 8, 20, 21 and 25 of the Road Transport Act 1933 30 September 1988 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 4
S. 19(b) 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 3
S. 19(c) 30 September 1988 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 4
S. 19(d) 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 3
S. 19(e) in so far as it applies to section 5 of the Road Transport Act 1971 30 September 1988 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 313 of 1986), art. 4
S. 19(f) 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 3
Ss. 20-22 14 July 1986 Road Transport Act, 1986 (Commencement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 240 of 1986), art. 3

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Payment deposit where offences under 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 50(1)(b) (construed as one w/ Road Transport Act 1933)
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)
References to certain licences to be read as 28/2006, s. 2(8).
Transfer of functions under S. I. No. 92 of 1987, art. 4, sch.
S.1 (1) amended 15/1999, ss. 14 (1), 24 (1)
S. 3 saver for licences granted or deemed granted under 28/2006, s. 2(5).
S.3 repealed with continuance of licence granted under 15/1999, ss. 20, 23, 24 (1), sch.
S.3(7) construction of licence granted under S. I. No. 140 of 1994, regs. 1(2), 14
S. 6 repealed 31/2011, s. 5(6)
  15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S. 7 repealed 15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S. 8(2) restricted road freight licence declared S.I. No. 85 of 1995, art. 2
S. 10 repealed 31/2011, s. 12(5)
  15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S. 10 fees prescribed S.I. No. 141 of 1994, regs. 1(3), 4
Ss. 11, 12 repealed 15/1999, ss. 23, 24 (1), sch.
S. 15 Road Safety Authority power of appointment S.I. No. 477 of 2006, art. 4
S. 15 officers powers etc 31/2011, s. 16
S. 15(1) powers of transport officer extended under S.I. No. 698 of 2011, reg. 7
  S.I. No. 697 of 2011, reg. 10
  S.I. No. 696 of 2011, reg. 9
S. 15(1) substituted 15/2008, s. 117(1)(a).
S. 16 (1) (i) amended 15/1999, ss. 14 (2), 24 (1)
S. 16 (4) (5) amended 15/1999, ss. 14 (3), 24 (1)
S. 16A inserted 15/1999, ss. 15, 24 (1)
S. 17 amended 15/2008, s. 117(1)(b).
S. 17 Road Safety Authority power to prosecute S.I. No. 477 of 2006, art. 4
S. 18(1)(b) amended 15/2008, s. 117(1)(c).
S. 18(1)(b) power to bring and prosecute summary proceedings specified by order conferred on Road Safety Authority S.I. No. 477 of 2006, art. 4

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 6(5) Road Transport Act, 1986 (Appeals) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 233 of 1987)
S. 8(2) Road Transport (International Carriage of Goods by Road) (No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 85 of 1995)
S. 10 Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 141 of 1994)
  Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 193 of 1988)
  Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 312 of 1986)
  Road Transport Acts (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 312 of 1986)