Road Transport Act, 1933

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Number 8 of 1933.


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT, 1933.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Existing carriers.

4.

Presumption of carriage of merchandise for reward.

5.

The appointed day.

6.

Regulations.

7.

Expenses.

PART II.

Regulation of Merchandise Road Transport Businesses.

8.

Exempted areas.

9.

Prohibition of carrying on merchandise road transport business by unlicensed persons.

10.

Vehicle plate issuing stations.

11.

Applications for merchandise licences.

12.

Grant of merchandise licences.

13.

Standard lorry weights and tractor weights for existing carrier.

14.

Operation of merchandise licences.

15.

Obligation of licensees to accept merchandise for carriage.

16.

Prohibition of undue preference by licensees.

17.

Conditions of merchandise licences.

18.

Amendment of conditions of a merchandise licence during its currency.

19.

Commencement and duration of merchandise licences.

20.

Application for renewal of merchandise licences.

21.

Grants of renewals of merchandise licences.

22.

Duration of renewals of merchandise licences.

23.

Expiry of licence held by a shipping company.

24.

Revocation of merchandise licences.

25.

Transfer of merchandise licences.

26.

Death of licensee under merchandise licence.

27.

Fees on the grant, etc., of merchandise licences.

28.

Accounts and returns by licensees under merchandise licences.

29.

Registers to be kept by the Minister.

30.

Issue of vehicle plates.

31.

Restriction on issue of vehicle plates.

32.

Delivery of vehicle plates in certain cases to Gárda Síochána.

33.

Fraudulent use of vehicle plates.

34.

Obligation to carry vehicle plate on vehicles carrying merchandise.

35.

Inspection of vehicles carrying merchandise.

36.

Prohibition of contracts for carriage of merchandise with unlicensed person.

37.

Amendment of the Public Roads (Ireland) Act, 1911.

PART III.

Charges for Carriage of Merchandise.

38.

Classification of merchandise.

39.

Schedules of charges.

40.

Variation of classification of merchandise.

41.

Variation of schedule of charges.

42.

Provisions in relation to settlement and amendment of schedules of charges.

43.

Duty of licensees to furnish information to the railway tribunal.

44.

Publication of classification of merchandise and schedule of charges.

45.

Maximum charges.

PART IV.

Provisions in Relation to the Railway Tribunal and Applications to the Railway Tribunal by Certain Public Bodies.

46.

Application of certain sections of the Railways Act, 1924.

47.

Procedure and fees.

48.

Appeals.

49.

Provision for applications by public authorities etc., in certain cases.

PART V.

Compulsory Transfer of Certain Merchandise Licenses and Passenger Licences, and Restrictions on Operation of Certain Merchandise Licences.

50.

Merchandise (existing carrier's) licences and annual passenger licences to which Part V applies.

51.

Application for orders transferring etc., certain merchandise licences and passenger licences.

52.

Making of orders under Part V.

53.

Operation of transfer orders and reduction orders.

54.

Compensation on transfer etc. of licences.

55.

Determination of compensation.

56.

Appointment of arbitrator.

57.

Expenses of licensees in relation to arbitrations.

58.

Recovery of amount of award.

59.

Remuneration of arbitrator.

60.

Powers of arbitrator.

PART VI.

Compensation to Certain ex-Employees of Licensees Under Merchandise (Existing Carrier's) Licences and Annual Passenger Licences.

61.

Merchandise (existing carrier's) licences and annual passenger licences to which Part VI applies.

62.

Definitions in relation to Part VI.

63.

Compensation to ex-employees of certain licensees.

64.

Recovery of compensation under Part VI.

PART VII.

Amendment of Certain Enactments.

65.

Definitions in relation to Part VII.

66.

Amendment of meaning of expression “passenger road service” in Act of 1932.

67.

Extension of duration of passenger licences in force on 31st October, 1933.

68.

Commencement and duration of future seasonal passenger licences.

69.

Duration of renewals of future seasonal passenger licences.

70.

Amendment of conditions of an annual passenger licence during its currency.

71.

Revocation of passenger licences.

72.

Date of transfer of passenger licences.

73.

Evidence.

74.

Amendment of the Railways Act, 1924, and the Railways (Miscellaneous) Act, 1932.


Acts Referred to

Road Transport Act, 1932

No. 2 of 1932

Railways Act, 1924

No. 29 of 1924

Railways (Amendment) Act, 1929

No. 23 of 1929

Railways (Miscellaneous) Act, 1932

No. 3 of 1932

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Number 8 of 1933.


ROAD TRANSPORT ACT, 1933.


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION FOR THE REGULATION AND CONTROL OF THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS, MERCHANDISE, AND MAILS BY ROAD. [12th June, 1933.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—