Updated to 5 March 2019 (Act No. 6 of 2019 and S.I. No. 78 of 2019)

Railway Safety Act 2005
No. 31 of 2005

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 18 December 2005 Commenced on enactment
S. 5 1 May 2006 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 5 and Parts 4, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 215 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 6-37 18 December 2005 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 38-42 1 May 2006 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 5 and Parts 4, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 215 of 2006), art. 3
S. 43 1 September 2006 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 5 and Parts 4, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 215 of 2006), art. 4
Ss. 44-50 1 May 2006 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 5 and Parts 4, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 215 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 51-83 18 December 2005 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 84-112 1 May 2006 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 5 and Parts 4, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 215 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 113-129 18 December 2005 Commenced on enactment
S. 130 1 July 2006 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 130) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 347 of 2006), art. 2
Ss. 131-138 18 December 2005 Commenced on enactment
Schedules 1, 2 18 December 2005 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied S.I. No. 55 of 2010, reg. 5(3
Trans. of cert. functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
Restricted S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(a)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 8(4)
S. 2 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(b)
  1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3), 25(2)
S. 2 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 2(1) amended 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 203
  3/2016, s. 4(4)(a)
  S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(a)(i)-(ii)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(a)
  S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(a)
  S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 3(1)(a), (b), (c), (d)
S. 2(1) constr. refs. "General Register of Medical Practitioners" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(2)
S. 2(3) del. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(b)
S. 2(3) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 3(2)
S. 2(4) ins. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(a)(iii)
S. 4 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
Pt. 2 (ss. 7-35), establishment day appointed S.I. No. 841 of 2005, art. 2
S. 9A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(a)
S. 9A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 4(1)
S. 10(1)(c) substituted S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(b)
S. 10A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(a)
S. 10A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 4(2)
S. 14(2) substituted 3/2016, s. 4(4)(b)
S. 20(2) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 97 and schedule, pt. 1, item 39
S. 21(1) saver from disclosure 30/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 41, sch. 3
S. 26 levy imposed S.I. No. 114 of 2018, art. 5, schedule
  S.I. No. 87 of 2017, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 122 of 2016, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 124 of 2015, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 73 of 2014, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 68 of 2013, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 172 of 2012, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 120 of 2011, art. 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 10 of 2010, arts. 1(2), 5 & schedule
S. 26 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 26(6) applied S.I. No. 120 of 2011, art. 11(1)
  S.I. No. 10 of 2010, arts. 1(2), 11(1)
  S.I. No. 568 of 2008, arts. 1(2), 11(1)
S. 27 trans. of cert. functns. under. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6, 9, 20 & Sch. 2 pt. 1
S. 28A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(b)
S. 28A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 5
S. 28A repeal. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(b)
Ss. 36 - 37 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
Pt. 4 (ss. 38-50) application restricted S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 19
S. 38A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(c)
S. 38A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 3(3)
S. 38A(1) am. S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(b)
S. 39 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 39(2)(a) substit. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 7(1)
S. 39A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(d)
S. 39A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 8
S. 39B rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(d)
S. 39B s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 8
S. 40 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 40(8) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 9(3)
S. 40(8) substit. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(e)
  S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(c)
S. 41 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d), (f)
S. 42 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 43 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 43(15) rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(e)
S. 43(15) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 11(1)
S. 43A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(f)
S. 43A inserted S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 11(2)
S. 43B rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(g)
S. 43B inserted S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(d)
S. 43B trans. provs. re certain certification under S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 12(10)(a), (b)
S. 43C rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(h)
S. 43C inserted S.I. No. 419 of 2011, reg. 36
S. 44 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 45 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d), (f)
S. 45(4) substit. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(g)(i)
  S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 9(1)
S. 45(4A) del. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(g)(i)
S. 45(4A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 9(1)
S. 45(5) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 9(3)
S. 45(5) substit. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(g)(ii)
  S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(e)
S. 46 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 46 constr. refs. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, regs. 5(15)(b), 6(11)(b)
S. 46 substit. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(h)
  S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 9(2)
S. 46 trans. provs. for certain applications under S.I. No. 444 of 2013, regs. 5(15)(a), 6(11)(a)
S. 46 trans. provs. for certain certifications and authorisations under S.I. No. 444 of 2013, regs. 5(15)(c), 6(11)(c)
S. 46(1) applied S.I. No. 212 of 2006, reg. 4(8)
S. 46(3) substituted S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(f)(i)
S. 46(4) amended S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(f)(ii)
S. 46A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(i)
S. 46A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 10
S. 46A trans. provs. re certain training and certificates granted under S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 10(14)
S. 47 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 48 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 49 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 49(9) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 9(4)
S. 49(9) substituted S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(i)
  S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(g)
S. 50 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 50A rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(j)
S. 50A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 6
S. 50B rep. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 21(k)
S. 50B s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 7(2)
S. 50B amended S. I. No. 70 of 2011, reg. 2(h)
S. 51 substit. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 3(4)
S. 51 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
  S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 12(1)
S. 51(d) railway incidents specified for the purposes of S.I. No. 585 of 2006, reg. 2 and sch.
S. 52 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 52 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 52(1) substit. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 12(2)(a)
S. 52(2) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 12(2)(b)
S. 53 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(c)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
  S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 12(3)
S. 54 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 54(1)(a) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 12(4)
S. 55 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 55 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 55(1) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 13(a)
S. 55(2) del. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 13(b)
S. 55(3) del. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 13(b)
S. 55(4) substit. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 13(c)
S. 56 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 57 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 57 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 57(1A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 14(1)
S. 58 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 58 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 58(2A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 14(2)
S. 58(14A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 16
S. 58(17) applied S.I. No. 651 of 2010, reg. 31(2)(b)
S. 58(18) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 14(3)
S. 59 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 60 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 60(1) am. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 15(1)
S. 60(2A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 15(2)
S. 61 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 61(1A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 15(3)
S. 61A rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 61A s. ins. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 15(4)
S. 61A am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 62 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 63 rep. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 22
S. 63 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 64 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(e)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 64 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(b)
S. 64(2)(a) am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(d)
S. 64(3) references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(c)
S. 65 substituted S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(f)
S. 65 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(b)-(c)
S. 65(2) del. S.I. No. 61 of 2008, reg. 14(4)
S. 66 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(b)
S. 67 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(e)
S. 69 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(g)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 70 substit. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(h)
S. 70 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c), (d)
S. 70 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(c)
Pt. 7 (ss. 73 - 80) applic. extd. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 13(b)
S. 73 inspector under deemed inspector for purposes of regs. S.I. No. 419 of 2011, reg. 6(1)
  S.I. No. 377 of 2009, reg. 6(1)
S. 73(10) substit. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(i)
Ss. 73 - 74 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
Ss. 76 - 78 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
Pt. 8 (ss. 81-83) day appointed for the purposes of S.I. No. 232 of 2007, art. 2
S. 82 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 83 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(c)
S. 89 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(b)
S. 89(1)(b) am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(j)(i)
S. 89(7) substit. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(j)(ii)
S. 89(7) references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(d)
Ss. 85 - 90 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
Ss. 93 - 94 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 95 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(e)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 95(8) am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(k)
S. 98 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(e), (k)
  S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 101 am. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(e), (k)
S. 111 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 112 constr. refs. "Equality Authority" 25/2014, ss. 1(3), 8, 44(2)
S. 112 constr. refs. Medical Registration Council/Medical Council 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(3)
S. 112 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 113 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 116 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 118 form of notice prescribed S.I. No. 189 of 2007, reg. 2(1) and sch. 1
  S.I. No. 576 of 2006, reg. 2 and sch.
Ss. 118-119 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 122(2) del. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(l)
S. 126 substit. S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 21(1)(m)
S. 126 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
S. 126 references construed S.I. No. 258 of 2014, reg. 20(b)
S. 128(a) del. No. 15 of 2008, ss. 4, 111(2)
S. 132 form of notice prescribed S.I. No. 189 of 2007, reg. 2(1) and sch. 1
  S.I. No. 576 of 2006, reg. 2 and sch.
Ss. 132 - 134 am. S.I. No. 444 of 2013, reg. 20(1)(d)
Pt. 17 (ss. 137-138) sign specified for vehicle height restriction under S.I. No. 331 of 2012, regs. 1(3)(a), 4, sch. 1
Pt. 17 (Ss. 137-138) delegation of functions under S.I. No. 320 of 2008, art. 2
S. 138 provns. as to evidence in prosecutions. 25/2010, ss. 1(2), 81(1)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 7 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Part 2) (Establishment Day) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 841 of 2005)
S. 26 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2018 (S.I. No. 114 of 2018)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2017 (S.I. No. 87 of 2017)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2016 (S.I. No. 122 of 2016)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2015 (S.I. No. 124 of 2015)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2014 (S.I. No. 73 of 2014)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2013 (S.I. No. 68 of 2013)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2012 (S.I. No. 172 of 2012)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2011 (S.I. No. 120 of 2011)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2010 (S.I. No. 10 of 2010)
  Railway Safety Act 2005 (Section 26) Levy Order 2008 (S.I. No. 568 of 2008)
S. 51(d) Railway Safety Act 2005 (Railway Incidents) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 585 of 2006)
S. 55(3) Railway Safety Act 2005 (Railway Incidents) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 585 of 2006)
S. 69(3) Railway Safety Act 2005 (Railway Incidents) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 585 of 2006)
S. 81 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Part 8) (Appointed Day) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 232 of 2007)
S. 133 Railway Safety Act 2005 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 576 of 2006)