Road Safety Authority Act 2006


1.— In this Act, save where the context otherwise requires—

“ Authority ” means Road Safety Authority established under section 3 ;

“ Board ” means Board of the Authority;

“ chief executive ” means chief executive officer of the Authority;

“ company ” means a company established under the Companies Acts;

“ driver testing service ” means that part of the Department of Transport which carries out the function of the issuing authority under section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 and the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 1999 ( S.I. No. 352 of 1999 );

“ establishment day ” means the day appointed by the Minister under section 2 to be the establishment day for the purposes of this Act;

“ local authority ” has the meaning assigned to it by the Local Government Act 2001 ;

“ Minister ” means Minister for Transport;

“ subsidiary ” means a subsidiary established under section 11 ;

“ superannuation benefits ” means pensions, gratuities and other allowances payable on or in respect of resignation, retirement or death.