Updated to 17 July 2017

Road Traffic Act 2004
No. 44 of 2004

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-15 20 January 2005 Road Traffic Act 2004 (Commencement) (Parts 1 and 2 and Sections 27 and 32) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 8 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 16-26 24 January 2005 Road Traffic Act 2004 (Commencement) (Parts 3 and 4) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 26 of 2005), art. 2
S. 27 20 January 2005 Road Traffic Act 2004 (Commencement) (Parts 1 and 2 and Sections 27 and 32) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 8 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 28-31 24 January 2005 Road Traffic Act 2004 (Commencement) (Parts 3 and 4) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 26 of 2005), art. 2
S. 32 20 January 2005 Road Traffic Act 2004 (Commencement) (Parts 1 and 2 and Sections 27 and 32) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 8 of 2005), art. 2
S. 33 24 January 2005 Road Traffic Act 2004 (Commencement) (Parts 3 and 4) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 26 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 34, 35 Not yet commenced Requires commencement order under s. 1(2)
S. 36 22 December 2004 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
References construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3), 25(2)
S. 4 speed limit prescribed S.I. No. 546 of 2008, regs. 1(2), 3, 4
  S.I. No. 9 of 2005, regs. 1(2), 3, 4
S. 9 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S. 9 reserved function conferred 37/2001, ss. 131, 131A, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
S. 9(1) sign specified for speed limit under S.I. No. 331 of 2012, regs. 1(3)(a), 17, sch. 2 pt. 3
S. 9(2)(a) substituted 21/2016, ss. 1(2), 22
  25/2010, ss. 1(2), 86
S. 9(5) sign prescibed for special speed limit under S.I. No. 756 of 2005, regs. 3, 4 & schedule
S. 9(6) sign specified for special speed limit under S.I. No. 331 of 2012, regs. 1(3)(a), 18, sch. 2 pt. 3
S. 9(6) applied S.I. No. 637 of 2006, reg. 3(2)
S. 10(1) am. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
S. 10(4)-(8) am. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
S. 13 rep. 28/2011, ss. 4(2)(c), 11(2)
  25/2010, ss. 1(2), 70(c)
S. 15 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 81(10)(b)
S. 18 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 49(c)
S. 19 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 49(c)
S. 20 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 49(c)
S. 27 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 87(2)
S. 28 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 83(2)
S. 30(2) substit. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 88
S. 33 rep. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 61(9)
S. 36 rep. 37/2013, ss. 1(2), 4(d)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
Warning: this list may not be complete; it is currently being checked and will be updated as soon as possible.
Ss. 3, 4 Road Traffic (Ordinary Speed Limits - Buses, Heavy Goods Vehicles, Etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 75 of 2012)
  Road Traffic (Ordinary Speed Limits Buses, Heavy Goods Vehicles, Etc) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 546 of 2008)
  Road Traffic (Ordinary Speed Limits - Certain Vehicles) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 9 of 2005)