Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2020

Cited as:IR SI 6/2020
Jurisdiction:Ireland

S.I. No.6of2020

Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2020

I, Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by subsections (4) and (5) of section 13 of the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 (No. 14 of 2018) and, in relation to the commencement of section 11 of that Act, after consultation with the Minister for Justice and Equality, hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2020.

2. In this Order, “Act of 2018” means the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 (No. 14 of 2018).

3. The 14th day of January 2020 is appointed as the day on which section 9 of the Act of 2018 shall, insofar as it relates to the insertion of section 65 into Part X of the Education Act 1998 (No. 51 of 1998), come into operation.

4. The 1st day of February 2020 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act of 2018 shall come into operation:

(a) sections 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6;

(b) section 9, insofar as it relates to the insertion of sections 61, 62 and 63 into Part X of the Education Act 1998 (No. 51 of 1998);

(c) section 10(a);

(d) section 11(b), insofar as it relates to the insertion of the definition of “admission policy” into section 7A(6) of the Equal Status Act 2000 (No. 8 of 2000);

(e) section 12(a).

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

14 January 2020.

JOE MCHUGH

Minister for Education and Skills.

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