Establishment of the Rail Accident Investigation Unit in DTTAS

NOTICE OF APPOINTED DAY

Regulation 4(11) of the European Union (Railway Safety) (Reporting and Investigation of Serious Accidents, Accidents and Incidents) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 258 of 2014)

The day appointed by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport for the purposes of Regulation 4(11) of the European Union (Railway Safety) (Reporting and Investigation of Serious Accidents, Accidents and Incidents) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 258 of 2014), on which the Railway Accident Investigation Unit is established, is 1 July 2014.

Mr. Leo Varadkar

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

26 June 2014

NOTE

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport is required under the European Union (Railway Safety) (Reporting and Investigation of Serious Accidents, Accidents and Incidents) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 258 of 2014) to appoint a day, by Notice, to establish the Railway Accident Investigation Unit in the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.  The Notice above is published to fulfil the requirement of Regulation 4(11) of these Regulations that a Notice be published of the appointed day on the website of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.  In addition to the Notice above, the Minister is also required to publish a Notice of the appointed day in Iris Oifigiúil – that publication was done on 24 June 2014.