Road Traffic Act, 1933

Grant of licences to non-residents.

42.—(1) The Minister may make provision for the grant by licensing authorities or other persons of driving licences to persons who ordinarily reside outside Saorstát Éireann, and for this purpose may by order make regulations in relation to all or any of the following matters, that is to say:—

(a) the persons by whom such licences may be granted;

(b) the fees if any to be paid in respect of the grant of such licences;

(c) the disposition of such fees;

(d) any other matter or thing incidental to the grant of such licences.

(2) So much of the Motor Car (International Circulation) Act, 1909, as relates to the licensing of drivers shall have effect as though for the references therein to the Motor Car Act, 1903, there were substituted references to this Part of this Act.

(3) Every regulation made under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if a resolution annulling such regulation is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat after such regulation is so laid before it, such regulation shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such regulation.