S.I. No. 385/2020 - Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2020


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 2nd October, 2020.

I, Eamon Ryan, Minister for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 5 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 (No. 24 of 1961) and section 17 of the Road Traffic Act 2010 (No. 25 of 2010) (as adapted by the Transport, Tourism and Sport (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 351 of 2020)), hereby make the following regulations:

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

(2) These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2020.

2. The Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 540 of 2011 ) are amended –

(a) by the substitution of the following Regulation for Regulation 5:

“5. The form set out in Part 2 of Schedule 2 is the prescribed form of certificate for the purposes of section 17 of the Act of 2010 to certify-

(a) the presence of a drug or drugs, and

(b) the concentration of a drug or drugs.”,

(b) by the deletion of Regulation 6 (inserted by Regulation 2(a) of the Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 ( S.I. No. 151 of 2017 )),

and

(c) in Schedule 2, by the substitution for Part 2 and Part 3 (inserted by Regulation 2(b) of the Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 of the text set out in the Schedule.

Schedule

“Part 2

Page x of x

Bureau Number :

Certificate issued by the Medical Bureau of Road Safety under section 17 of the Road Traffic Act, 2010, certifying the presence and/or the concentration of a drug or drugs. Deimhniú arna eisiúint ag an Lia-Bhiúró um Shábháilteacht ar Bhóithre faoi alt 17 den Acht um Thrácht ar Bhóithre, 2010, á dheimhniú go bhfuil agus/nó ina ndeimhnítear cion druga nó drugaí.

Particulars relating to specimen received for analysis, as shown on the form completed by designated doctor or designated nurse/ Sonraí a bhaineann le sampla arna fháil lena anailísiú, mar a thaispeántar ar an bhfoirm arna comhlánú ag an dochtúir ainmnithe nó ag an altra ainmnithe

1. Name/Ainm:

Address/Seoladh:

Date of Birth/Dáta breithe:

Gender/Inscne an duine:

2. Nature of specimen/An cineál sampla:

3. Place at which specimen was taken or provided/

An áit inar tógadh nó inar soláthraíodh an sampla:

4. Date on which specimen was taken or provided/

An dáta ar ar tógadh nó ar ar soláthraíodh an sampla:

5. Time at which specimen was taken or provided/An t-am a tógadh nó a soláthraíodh an sampla:

6. Specimen forwarded from (if taken or provided in a hospital)/

Sampla curtha ar aghaidh ó (i gcás a tógadh nó a soláthraíodh in ospidéal):

The Medical Bureau of Road Safety certifies that on analysis by the Bureau the specimen to which the above particulars relate contained/Deimhníonn an Lia-Bhiúró um Shábháilteacht ar Bhóithre tar éis don Bhiúró anailís a dhéanamh, go raibh, sa sampla lena mbaineann na sonraí thuas

Signature of analyst/Síniú an anailísí__________________________ Date/Dáta ______________

This certificate is issued under section 17 of the Road Traffic Act, 2010.

Eisítear an deimhniú seo faoi alt 17 den Acht um Thrácht ar Bhóithre, 2010.

The Seal of the Medical Bureau of Road Safety was affixed hereto this

Greamaíodh Séala an Lia-Bhiúró um Shábháilteacht ar Bhóithre de seo ar an

____ day of/lá seo de _____________ in the presence of/i láthair _________________________

Director or Deputy Director of the Bureau/Stiúrthóir nó Leas-Stiúrthóir an Bhiúró

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

29 September, 2020.

EAMON RYAN,

Minister for Transport.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations provide for a new drug testing form, allowing the presence and the concentration of drugs to be recorded together on a single document.