Children Act 2001 ((Section 159)(1)) (Commencement) Order 2003

Statutory Instrument No.741/2003
Date07 November 2003

I, NOEL DEMPSEY, Minister for Education and Science, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 2 (2)(d) of the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order maybe cited as the Children Act 2001 ((Section 159)(1)) (Commencement) Order 2003.

2. In this Order "Act of 2001" means the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001).

3. The 7th day of November 2003 is fixed as the day on which section 159(1) of the Act of 2001 comes into operation with reference to section 230(3)(a) of the Act of 2001 and to that particular provision only.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, 7th November 2003.

NOEL DEMPSEY TD,

Minister Education and Science.

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