Updated to 12 March 2019 (Act No. 7 of 2019 and S.I. No. 89 of 2019)

Taxi Regulation Act 2003
No. 25 of 2003

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 8 July 2003 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 5-32 8 July 2003 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 33, 34 26 September 2005 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 610 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 35, 36(1), (2)(a)-(c) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 33
S. 36(2A)-(4) in so far amended by Road Traffic Act 2004 (44/2004), s. 36 25 May 2006 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Section 36(2A) to (4)) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 265 of 2006), art. 2
S. 36(5), (6) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 33
S. 37(1) 2 August 2004 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Section 37(1)) (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 260 of 2004), art. 2
S. 37(2) 26 September 2005 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 610 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 39-43 26 September 2005 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 610 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 44(1)-(4) 26 September 2005 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 610 of 2005), art. 2
S. 44(5) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 33
Ss. 46-52 26 September 2005 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 610 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 53-55 8 July 2003 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 56, 57 8 July 2003 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Warning: this list may not be complete; it is currently being checked and will be updated as soon as possible.
Repealed with savers 37/2013, ss. 1(2), 4(c), 18(1), 30(15), 40(4), 64(5), 67(2), 72(1)
Continuation of certain regulations and orders made under 37/2013, ss. 1(2), 67(2)
Saver S.I. No. 535 of 2012, regs. 2, 4, 5
Trans. of cert. functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
Transfer of functions of Commission to Dublin Transport Authority 37/2009, s. 41
Pt. 3, fixed charge offence under S.I. No. 537 of 2012, regs. 2, 3(a), 4(a), sch. 1
S. 2 references construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3), 25(2)
S. 2(1) def. "Advisory Committee" ins. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 1
S. 2(1) def. "Authority" ins. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 1
S. 2(1) def. "Council" del. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 1
S. 2(1) def. "dissolution day for the Commission" ins. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 1
Pt. 2 (ss. 5-32) establishment day appointed S.I. No. 523 of 2004, art. 2
Ss. 5 - 7 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 6 Commission for Taxi Regulation dissolved 37/2009, s. 31
S. 8 substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 2
Ss. 9 - 12 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 11 am. 37/2009, s. 43(b)
S. 13 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 14 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 14 transfer of person appointed under 37/2009, s. 39(1)
S. 14(2) am. 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61 (1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1
S. 14 transfer of Commissioner terms and conditions 37/2009, s. 40
S. 14(6)(a) saver in respect of Commissioner 37/2009, s. 40(5)
S. 15 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 16 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 16 saver in respect of Commissioner 37/2009, s. 40(5)
S. 17 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 17 saver in respect of Commissioner 37/2009, s. 40(5)
S. 18 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 18 transfer of person appointed under 37/2009, s. 39(1)
Ss.19-21 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 22 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 22 substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 3
S. 23 preservation of superannuation benefits under 37/2009, s. 40(6)(b)
S. 23 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 24 preservation of superannuation benefits under 37/2009, s. 39(5)(b)
S. 24 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 24(7) am. 23/2006, s. 21(a)
Ss. 25 - 27 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 28 substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 4
S. 29 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 30 repealed 37/2009, s. 42(3)
S. 31 substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 5
S. 32 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
Pt. 3 (ss. 33-52) fixed charge offences under S.I. No. 722 of 2007, reg. 2 and sch. 1
  S.I. No. 494 of 2006, regs. 1(2), 3 and sch. 1
S. 34 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a) and (b)
S. 34 procedure for fixed charge offences 25/2010, ss. 1(2), pt. 3 (ss. 34-49)
S. 34 regs. under applied S.I. No. 472 of 2009, reg. 5(f)
S. 34(1) substit. 34/2007, s. 13(a)(i)
S. 34(2)(e)(v) am. 34/2007, s. 13(a)(ii)
S. 34(2)(ee) par. ins. 34/2007, s. 13(a)(iii)
S. 34(8) substit. 37/2009, s. 42(1) and sch. 1, pt. 1, item 1
S. 34(9) am. 34/2007, s. 13(a)(iv)
S. 34(11) subsec. ins. 24/2007, s. 13(a)(v)
S. 36 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 36(1)(f) am. 6/2010, ss. 1(2), 122
S. 36(1)(i) am. 44/2004, ss. 1(2), 36(a)
S. 36(1A) subsec. ins. 44/2004, ss. 1(2), 36(b)
S. 36(2) substit. 23/2006, s. 21(b)(i)
S. 36(2)(i) substit. 44/2004, ss. 1(2), 36(c)
S. 36(2)(ii) substit. 44/2004, ss. 1(2), 36(c)
S. 36(2A) subsec. ins. 44/2004, ss. 1(2), 36(d)
S. 36(3A) am. 23/2006, s. 21(b)(ii)
S. 36(3A) subsec. ins. 44/2004, ss. 1(2), 36(e)
S. 36(7) subsec. ins. 37/2009, s. 42(1) and sch. 1, pt. 1, item 2
S. 37 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 38 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 38 continuation of register established under 37/2013, ss. 1(2), 18(1)
S. 38(3)(bb) par. ins. 37/2009, s. 42(1) and sch. 1, pt. 1, item 3
S. 38(6) am. 34/2007, s. 13(b)
S. 39 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 39 procedure for fixed charge offences 25/2010, ss. 1(2), pt. 3 (ss. 34-49)
S. 40(3) am. 34/2007, s. 13(c)
S. 41 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a) and (b)
S. 41(11) am. 34/2007, s. 13(d)
S. 42 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a) and (b)
S. 42(1) am. 34/2007, s. 13(d)
S. 43 substit. 37/2009, s. 42(1) and sch. 1, pt. 1, item 4
S. 44 am. 34/2007, s. 13(e)(i)
S. 44(2) am. 34/2007, s. 13(e)(ii)
S. 45 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 46 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 46 penalty prescribed under S.I. No. 722 of 2007, reg. 3
  S.I. No. 494 of 2006, regs. 1(2), 4
S. 46 form of notice prescribed under S.I. No. 537 of 2012, regs. 2, 5, sch. 3
  S.I. No. 722 of 2007, reg. 4 and sch. 2
  S.I. No. 494 of 2006, regs. 1(2), 5 and sch. 2
S. 46 fixed charge offence prescribed for the purposes of S.I. No. 155 of 2006, reg. 4
S. 46(1)(a) am. 34/2007, s. 13(f)(i)
S. 46(5) del. 34/2007, s. 13(f)(ii)
S. 47 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 48 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 48 am. 37/2009, s. 43(b)
S. 49 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 50 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 50(2)(a) substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 6
S. 51 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 52 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a)
S. 52(2) am. 34/2007, s. 13(g)
Pt. 4 (ss. 53-55), day appointed for the purposes of S.I. No. 517 of 2003, art. 2
Pt. 4 (ss. 53-55), continuation of Advisory Committee established under 37/2013, ss. 1(2), 72(1)
S. 54 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a) and (b)
S. 54(1) substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 7
S. 55 am. 37/2009, s. 43(a) and (b)
S. 55(2)(a)(iii) substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 8
S. 55(2)(a)(iv) substit. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 8
S. 55(2)(a)(v) par. ins. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 8
S. 55(7) am. 37/2009, s. 42(2) and sch. 2, item 8
S. 56 repealed 23/2006, s. 22(c)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 2) (Establishment Day) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 523 of 2004)
S. 34 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Local Area Hackney) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 458 of 2013)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Vehicle Licensing and Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 370 of 2013)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Revised Vehicle Standards and Fixed Charge Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 48 of 2013)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Amendment and Vehicle Licensing) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 538 of 2012)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Fixed Charges Offences) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 537 of 2012)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Revised Vehicle Standards) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 536 of 2012)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Taxi Branding) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 535 of 2012)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Vehicle Size and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 667 of 2011)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Driver Duties and Wheelchair Accessible Hackney and Wheelchair Accessible Taxi - Vehicle Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 516 of 2011)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Vehicle Age Limit) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 103 of 2011)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Suitability Inspection and Taxi Roof Sign) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 549 of 2010)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Wheelchair Accessible Hackneys and Wheelchair Accessible Taxis - Vehicle Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 291 of 2010)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Grant of Taxi Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 250 of 2010)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Suitability Inspection and Annual Licence Renewal Assessment of Small Public Service Vehicles) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 249 of 2010)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Wheelchair Accessible Hackneys and Wheelchair Accessible Taxis - Vehicle Standards) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 248 of 2010)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Licensing of Dispatch Operators) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 472 of 2009)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicle Skills Development Programme and Driver Licence Fee) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 166 of 2009)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Licensing of Dispatch Operators) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 138 of 2009)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Permanent Feature Vehicle Size and Safety Equipment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 569 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Licensing of Dispatch Operators) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 342 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Wheelchair Accessible Hackney and Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Licences Contact Information and Record Maintenance) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 234 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Permitted Use of Small Public Service Vehicle Licences) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 233 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Dispatch Operator Licence) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 232 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Grant of Hackney and Limousine Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 48 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment and Licensing) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 710 of 2007)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 280 of 2007)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Licensing) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 501 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 493 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Tamper-Proof Licence Disc) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 482 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Licensing) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 467 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (One Vehicle; One Licence) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 439 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Tamper-Proof Licence Disc) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 305 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Licensing) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 211 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Fixed Charges Offences) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No 155 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 154 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Fees And Licensing) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 651 of 2005)
S. 39 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Permanent Feature Vehicle Size and Safety Equipment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 569 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Grant of Hackney and Limousine Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 48 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment and Licensing) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 710 of 2007)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 280 of 2007)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Licensing) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 501 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 493 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Tamper-Proof Licence Disc) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 482 of 2006)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Small Public Service Vehicles) (Licensing) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 467 of 2006)
S. 42 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Maximum Fares) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 394 of 2008)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Maximum Fares) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 438 of 2006)
S. 46 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Fixed Charges offences) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 722 of 2007)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Fixed Charges Offences) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 494 of 2006)
S. 53 Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 4) (Appointed Day) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 517 of 2003)