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19 1958



Preliminary and General.

Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Transport Act, 1958.


2. —In this Act—

the Act of 1950” means the Transport Act, 1950 ;

the Act of 1955” means the Transport Act, 1955 ;

the Board” means Córas Iompair Éireann;

the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce.

Saving for rights of Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.

3. —Nothing in this Act shall affect the rights of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs under any enactment relating to the conveyance of letter or parcel mails by rail.

Laying of orders before Houses of the Oireachtas.

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


5. —The expenses incurred by the Minister in the administration of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.


6. —The enactments mentioned in the First Schedule are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column.