Transport [Ireland]

Transport and Logistics Last updated: 1 March 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Aviation Transporting goods through the UK Road haulage Maritime As an island, Ireland is very dependent on maritime and air transport connectivity for imports and exports. The UK ‘landbridge’ is also very important for the distribution of goods, […]

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Dept Transport Ire

Brexit and Transport – what you need to know Published: 1 November 2019 From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport 1. Current Situation 2. Contact 3. Brexit and Ireland 4. Brexit and the EU 5. Brexit and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport 6. Motor Insurance and Green Cards (Proof of Motor Insurance) 7. […]

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Transport EU Preparedness

Brexit Preparedness seminar on transport Council Working Party (Article 50 Format) 29/11/2018 Aviation – Key sectoral aspects to consider • Market Access • Safety • Security Aviation – Market Access (1) • Issue • Loss of traffic rights, no WTO fall-back • Already done (at EU level): • Publication of a notice on air transport […]

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Transport [Irel]

Dec 2018 Connectivity The Government’s key priority is to take all the necessary and possible steps to ensure that trade, including priority imports, can continue to flow with the UK as a third country. The changes required to manage east-west trade flows in a no deal Brexit scenario will require a concerted response from the […]

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Transport (Irish FAQs)

Q. Will Irish drivers with CPCs issued in the UK before Brexit continue to have their CPCs recognised in Ireland after a hard Brexit? In the event of the UK leaving the EU without an agreement (Hard Brexit), UK CPC qualifications issued in the UK will no longer be recognised in Ireland after the exit […]

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Brexit & Other Transport

EU Transport Policies The EU shares competence in transport with the member states. The EU’s powers and competences are defined by the Treaty. As in other areas, there is a certain extent to which once the EU legislates and acts, the states may no longer act inconsistently with the EU regime. The common transport policy […]

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Rail Transport

Competitive Networks for Freight A 2010 regulation seeks to create a Competitive European Rail Network for Freight.  It established rules for the creation and organisation of international rail corridors for competitive rail freight.  For each corridor, States must establish an executive board, made up of representatives of the states’ authorities concerned.  For each freight corridor, […]

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Air Transport Licensing

International  Air Service Agreements An EU regulation provides for the negotiation and implementation of air service agreements between the member states and third countries.  The regulation provides principles designed to ensure adequate exchange of information so that states in their bilateral agreements with third countries in the area of air service do not infringe EU […]

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Aviation Passenger Rights

Liability of Carriers I An EU regulation provides for harmonised obligations for EU air carriers in relation to liability in the event of accidents to passengers.  It applies to death, personal injury arising from incidents on board an aircraft or during embarking or disembarking operations. The liability of the carrier or air transport undertaking for […]

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Road Transport (Passenger)

Coach and Bus Services There are common EU rules for access to the international market for coach and bus services. Where the carriage takes place between EU and non-EU state, the regulation applies to the part of the journey within the EU territory crossed in transit.  It is not applicable to the part of the journey […]

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Transport [Irish Senate Report]

General Brexit poses a number of challenges in the transportation sector affecting aviation, cross-border public transport and travel to and transit through the United Kingdom to the rest of the European Union. These issues also overlap to a significant level with matters pertaining to the CTA, Northern Ireland, trade and the future relationship of the […]

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Transport (UK White Paper)

Socio-economic cooperation There are many other areas where the UK and EU economies are closely linked, including transport, energy, civil judicial cooperation, intellectual property, and audit and accountancy. The particularly close integration between EU Member States in these areas reflects their membership of the Single Market, and the UK recognises that it will not be […]

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Driving UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This guidance explains the additional documents you would need, as well as your driving licence, to drive in the EU after 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) if the UK leaves with no withdrawal agreement. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Your driving licence is valid in the EU. As long as you hold a UK licence, you can […]

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Transport [Ire] 2

Railway Services Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport The purpose of this Part is to provide for cross border rail services moving between Ireland and a country which is not part of the European Union. Head 1 – Amendment of section 41 of the Railway Safety Act 2005 (International services) Provide forAmendment to substitute the following […]

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Vehicle Insurance No Deal Notes

Purpose For private and commercial motoring, we are seeking a deal to ensure that UK motorists can continue to drive in the EU without additional checks and documentation after we have left. This notice sets out the actions that UK motorists may wish to consider in order to continue to drive in the EU, if […]

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Rail Safety UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This guidance explains how leaving the EU without a deal would affect: rail safety rules technical standards authorisations and certificates train driver licences For rail specifically, as set out in the government’s recent White paper on the future economic partnership, we are seeking bilateral arrangements with France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, as well as Ireland, […]

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Rail Travel UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This guidance explains how leaving the EU without a deal would affect rail travel and what it would mean for: rail passenger and freight operators rail passengers For rail specifically, as set out in the government’s recent White paper on the future economic partnership, we are seeking bilateral arrangements with France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, […]

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Passenger Consumer Guidance

Passenger consumer rights when travelling to the EU after Brexit Your rights as a passenger after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020). Published 20 December 2018 From: Department for Transport Contents What may change for UK citizens travelling as passengers to EU after the UK leaves the EU Stay informed Consumer rights […]

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Aerospace Sector Guidance

The aerospace sector and preparing for EU Exit If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, there may be changes that affect your business. Published 1 February 2019 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Contents Importing and exporting Regulation and standards European and domestic funding Your employees Trade associations It’s important that […]

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Freight Forwarders

Freight forwarders Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Transit of non-EU goods within the EU Dealing with import VAT Changes to VAT IT systems Actions you can take now The trade that is carried out with the EU will broadly follow the customs controls that apply for the rest of the […]

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Ports & Airports

Ports and airports Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Actions you can take now Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – so they will need to adapt their business to comply with these systems, processes […]

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Transport UK Parliament Materials

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EU Withdrawal Note Rail Transport

Brussels, 10 July 2018 Annuls and replaces the notice of 27 February 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RAIL TRANSPORT The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Inland Waterways

Brussels, 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS INLAND WATERWAYS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law will […]

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