An Garda Síochána wish to announce, following representations made to the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, that fees for documentation in relation to fatal and serious injury road traffic collisions have been reviewed.
Following on from this review and from the 1st January 2017 the following policy will be introduced within An Garda Síochána.
• The introduction of a waiver of fees by An Garda Síochána in relation to collisions where a fatality has occurred.
• In cases of collisions resulting in a serious injury, fees to be capped at a cost of €1000.
• The standardisation of fees (in respect of non serious injury and material damage collisions).
• In cases where the investigation is on-going, criminal proceedings are contemplated or initiated, or an inquest has not been completed by the Coroner, an amended abstract report form, containing "appropriate information" as per Section 106(4) of the Road Traffic Act 1961 as amended will be supplied free of charge.