Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 35/11-15

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister for Environment

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill is:

To Amend the law relating to the prescribed limit of alcohol for drink-driving offences; to make further provision for breath testing; to make provision relating to certain offences being specified as fixed penalty offences; to amend the law relating to disqualification on conviction of certain offences; to amend the law, as respects certain vehicles, relating to the age at which a provisional licence may be obtained, the requirements to be satisfied to take a test of competence to drive and the restrictions to which newly qualified drivers are subject for a period after passing such a test; to make provision relating to completion of an approved course as an alternative to licence revocation during a new driver’s probationary period and extending requirements to wear protective headgear; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
     
First Stage 12 May 2014

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 12 May 2014

     
Second Stage 27 May 2014
Official Report - 27 May 2014 Part 1, Part 2
     
Committee Stage
Extended to 27 March 2015 Official Report  - 16 June 2014 (Extension of Committee Stage)
     
Consideration Stage
 
     
Further Consideration Stage

     
Final Stage

     
Royal Assent

 

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