International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016.

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CitationIR SI 663/2016

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 6th January, 2017.

I, FRANCES FITZGERALD, Minister for Justice and Equality, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 1 (2) of the International Protection Act 2015 (No. 66 of 2015), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016.

2. In this Order “Act of 2015” means the International Protection Act 2015 (No. 66 of 2015).

3. The 22nd day of December 2016 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act of 2015 come into operation:

(a) section 2 (insofar as it is not already in operation);

(b) section 3;

(c) section 15(5) (insofar as it relates to prescribing a form);

(d) section 17(2) (insofar as it relates to prescribing information);

(e) section 20(1) (insofar as it relates to prescribing places of detention);

(f) section 48(7);

(g) section 48(8);

(h) section 49(10);

(i) section 51(5);

(j) section 55(3);

(k) section 55(4);

(l) section 61(2).

4. The 31st day of December 2016 is appointed as the day on which the Act of 2015 (other than paragraphs (b), (f), (i), (j), (l), (m), and (p) of section 6(2)), insofar as it is not already in operation, comes into operation.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

21 December 2016.

FRANCES FITZGERALD,

Minister for Justice and Equality.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order provides for the commencement of the International Protection Act 2015 (other than paragraphs (b), (f), (i), (j), (l), (m), and (p) of section 6(2)) insofar as it is not already in operation.

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