Road Traffic Act 2010


Fixed Charge Offences and Notice

Fixed charge offences.

34.— This Part applies to—

(a) such summary offences under the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2010, and the Roads Acts 1993 to 2007, as may be declared by the Minister by regulations, made after consultation with the Minister for Justice and Law Reform, to be fixed charge offences,

(b) such offences under—

(i) the Road Transport Act 1933 (including any Act construed as one with it) which may not be tried on indictment, or

(ii) any regulation made under the European Communities Act 1972 providing for the carriage of merchandise by road or the carriage of passengers by road or the harmonisation of certain legislation relating to road transport,

(c) an offence under section 34 or 39 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2003 in respect of such contraventions of regulations made under those sections, as may be declared by the Minister by regulations to be fixed charge offences,

(d) an offence under Regulation 4 of the European Communities (Installation and Use of Speed Limitation Devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005 ( S.I. No. 831 of 2005 ),

(e) an offence under Regulation 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 of the European Communities (Compulsory Use of Safety Belts and Child Restraint Systems in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. No. 240 of 2006 ), and

(f) an offence under—

(i) section 73 of the Finance Act 1976 , and

(ii) section 139 of the Finance Act 1992 ,

and an offence standing so declared under paragraph (a) or (b) and each of the offences referred to in paragraphs (c), (d), (e) and (f) are referred to in this Part as a fixed charge offence.