Updated to 5 August 2022 (Act No. 28 of 2022 and S.I. No. 411 of 2022)

Taxi Regulation Act 2013
No. 37 of 2013

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 1 January 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Public Service Contracts) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 524 of 2013), art. 2
S. 2 insofar as it relates to the definition of “Act of 2008” 1 January 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Public Service Contracts) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 524 of 2013), art. 2
S. 2 except insofar as it relates to the definition of “Act of 2008” 6 April 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 163 of 2014), art. 2
Ss. 3 - 48 6 April 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 163 of 2014), art. 2
S. 49 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(2)
Ss. 50 - 73 6 April 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 163 of 2014), art. 2
Ss. 74 - 75 1 January 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Public Service Contracts) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 524 of 2013), art. 2
Ss. 76 - 78 6 April 2014 Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 163 of 2014), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collectively cited National Transport Authority Acts Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 10(2)
Act included in collectively cited Road Traffic Acts s. 1(3)
Act included in collectively cited Taxi Regulation Acts Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. s. 1(3)
  Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 10(3)
Small public service vehicles are subject to Road Traffic (National Car Test) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 322 of 2014) Road Traffic (National Car Test) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 322 of 2014), reg. 3(4) and Road Traffic Act 1961 (24/1961), s. 18
S. 2 amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(a)
S. 2 references construed Local Government Reform Act 2014 (No. 1 of 2014), ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3), 25(2)
S. 3(1) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(b)
S. 7(2)(c) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(c)(i)
S. 7(2)(fa)-(fe) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(c)(ii)
S. 7(2)(I) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(c)(iii)
S. 8(1)(b) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(d)
S. 9(1) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(e)(i)
S. 9(8A) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(e)(ii)
S. 9(14) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(e)(iii)
S. 9(14A) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(e)(iii)
S. 10(2)(e) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(f)
S. 12(2)(d)(i) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(g)(i)
S. 12(3) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(g)(ii)
S. 13(15) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(h)
S. 15(2), (3) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(i)
S. 17(1), (3) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(j)
S. 18(3)(a), (b) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(k)(i)
S. 18(4) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(k)(ii)
Part 3 (ss. 19-29) Minister may declare offences under to be fixed charge offences Road Traffic Act 20210 (25/2010), s. 34(2)(e) substituted by Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), s. 23
Part 3 (ss. 19-29) offence under declared to be fixed charge offence Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2014 (Small Public Service Vehicle) (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 507 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 3, 4, schs. 1 & 2
S. 19(2)(h) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(l)
S. 20(1)(a)(x) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(m)(i)
S. 20(1)(a)(xii) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(m)(ii)
S. 20(1)(a)(xiia) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(m)(ii)
S. 20(1)(j)(iva) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(n)(i)
S. 20(1)(j)(via) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(n)(ii)
S. 20(3) substantial breaches specified Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015), regs. 2, 65
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014), regs. 2, 66
S. 20(4) penal provisions specified Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015), regs. 2, 64
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014), regs. 2, 65
S. 20(5)(a), (b) inserted Road Traffic Act 2016 (21/2016), ss. 1(2), 31
S. 22(3)-(5) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(o)
S. 24 maximum fares specified Taxi Regulation (Maximum Fares) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 458 of 2017), arts. 2, 4, schedule
  Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Maximum Fares) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 127 of 2015), arts. 2, 4, schedule
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014), regs. 2, 52, sch. 10
S. 25(3) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(p)(i)
S. 25(12)(b) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(p)(ii)
S. 27(2) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(q)
S. 28(1) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(r)
S. 30 amended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 54(a)
S. 30(1) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(s)(i)
S. 30(3) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(s)(ii)
S. 30(13)(a) amended with transitional provisions Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Act 2022 (7/2022), ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 26, sch. 1 ref. 29
S. 30(13)(b)(i) amended with transitional provisions Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Act 2022 (7/2022), ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 26, sch. 1 ref. 29
S. 30(13)(c) amended with transitional provisions Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Act 2022 (7/2022), ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 26, sch. 1 ref. 29
S. 34 amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(t)
S. 35(1)(a) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(u)
S. 35(1)(aa) inserted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(u)
S. 36(a) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(v)(i)
S. 36(b)(i) substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(v)(ii)
S. 39(1) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(w)(i)
S. 39(5)(a)(iii) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(w)(ii)
S. 42 amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(x)
S. 48 substituted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 3
S. 48 amounts prescribed for fixed payment offences Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015), regs. 2, 66, sch. 8
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014), regs. 2, 67 & sch. 8
S. 48 form of payment notice prescribed Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015), regs. 2, 66, Sch. 8
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014), regs. 2, 68 & sch. 9
S. 49(7) deleted Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(y)
Pt. 7 (ss. 51-61) fee prescribed Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014), reg. 2 & sch. 1 ref. 12
S. 57(9) amended Public Transport Act 2016 (3/2016), s. 2(z)
S. 77(2), (3) repealed on commencement of 25/2010, s. 49(a), (b) Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (No. 37 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 77(4)
Schedule, pt. 1, para. 11A inserted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 54(b)(I)
Schedule, pt. 2, para. 5 substituted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 54(b)(ii)(I)
Schedule, pt. 2, para. 7 substituted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 54(b)(ii)(II)
Schedule, pt. 2, para. 7A inserted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 54(b)(ii)(III)
Schedule, pt. 2, paras. 25, 26 inserted Criminal Justice (Smuggling of Persons) Act 2021 (42/2021), ss. 1(2), 25

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 7 Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Fees) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 364 of 2021)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Expired Licence) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 363 of 2021)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 666 of 2020)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Fees) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 665 of 2020)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 175 of 2020)
  Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014)
S. 8 Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014)
S. 20 Small Public Service Vehicle (Cashless Payment Facility) Regulations 2022 (S.I. No. 294 of 2022)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Maximum Permissible Age) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 482 of 2021)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 256 of 2021)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 666 of 2020)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure Covid-19) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 175 of 2020)
  Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014)
S. 24 Taxi Regulation (Maximum Fares) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 293 of 2022)
  Taxi Regulation (Maximum Fares) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 458 of 2017)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Maximum Fares) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 127 of 2015)
  Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014)
S. 25(18), bye-laws continued in force by 12/2002, s. 15(2) and this section Ennis Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1965 (S.I. No. 162 of 1965)
  Cork Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1965 (S.I. No. 179 of 1965)
  Tralee Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1965 (S.I. No. 203 of 1965)
  Killarney Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws (1980) (S.I. No. 71 of 1981)
  Limerick Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws (1980) (S.I. No. 102 of 1981)
  Donegal Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1986 (1985) (S.I. No. 243 of 1986)
  Galway Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1986 (S.I. No. 303 of 1986)
  Longford Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1987 (S.I. No. 185 of 1987)
  Drogheda Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1988 (S.I. No. 77 of 1988)
  Kilkenny Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1987 (S.I. No. 200 of 1988)
  Naas Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1987 (S.I. No. 201 of 1988)
  Carlow Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1988 (S.I. No. 283 of 1988)
  Sligo Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1989 (S.I. No. 172 of 1989)
  Navan Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1999 (S.I. No. 239 of 1999)
  Waterford Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1999 (S.I. No. 240 of 1999)
  Athlone Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1999 (S.I. No. 241 of 1999)
  Letterkenny Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 1999 (S.I. No. 364 of 1999)
  Ballina Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2001 (S.I. No. 509 of 2001)
  Castlebar Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2002 (S.I. No. 292 of 2002)
  Dundalk Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2002 (S.I. No. 293 of 2002)
  Mullingar Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2002 (S.I. No. 294 of 2002)
  Dungarvan Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2002 (S.I. No. 295 of 2002)
  Thurles Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2002 (S.I. No. 520 of 2002)
  Dublin Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2002 (S.I. No. 546 of 2002)
  Muinebheag (Bagenalstown) Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2003 (S.I. No. 24 of 2003)
  Tullamore Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2003 (S.I. No. 25 of 2003)
S. 48 Small Public Service Vehicle (Cashless Payment Facility) Regulations 2022 (S.I. No. 294 of 2022)
  Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulation 2016 (S.I. No. 236 of 2016)
  Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015)
S. 56 Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015)
S. 67 Small Public Service Vehicle (Consolidation and Reform) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 165 of 2014)
S. 67(2), continued in force Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Local Area Hackney) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 458 of 2013)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Vehicle Licensing and Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 370 of 2013)
  Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (Part 4) (Appointed Day) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 517 of 2003)
S. 68 Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015)
S. 77(2) Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2014 (Small Public Service Vehicle) (Fixed Charge Offences) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 507 of 2014)