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  1. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013 (No. 38 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-09 | IRL-2013-L-95394

    An Act to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts and the Pensions Act 1990 ; to provide for the recovery of certain benefits and assistance by the Minister for Social Protection; to amend the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 ; and to provide for related matters.

  2. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 (Act No. 35 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-30 | IRL-2013-L-95393

    An Act to protect human life during pregnancy; to make provision for reviews at the instigation of a pregnant woman of certain medical opinions given in respect of pregnancy; to provide for an offence of intentional destruction of unborn human life; to amend the Health Act 2007; to repeal sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  3. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Further Education and Training Act 2013 (Act No. 25 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-10 | IRL-2013-L-95392

    Establishes a body to be called An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh Agus Scileanna and sets out its functions, set up and composition. Dissolves the An Foras Áiseanna Saothair.

  4. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Act 2013 (No. 24 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-09 | IRL-2013-L-95391

    Gives effect to certain provisions of EU Directive 2011/36/EU.

  5. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (Act No. 20 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-28 | IRL-2013-L-95390

    An Act to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts, the Civil Registration Act 2004, and the Pensions Act 1990 and to provide for related matters.

  6. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice Act 2013 (Act No. 19 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-12 | IRL-2013-L-95389

    An Act to amend the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010, to provide for the cessation of mobile communications services where necessary for the aversion of serious threats, and to provide for related matters.

  7. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (Act No. 11 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-08 | IRL-2013-L-95359

    An act to provide for the better coordination and delivery of education and training, and, for that purpose to provide for the establishment of bodies to be known as Education and Training Boards; to provide for the dissolution of Vocational Education Committees; to provide for the transfer of assets, liabilities and staff of vocational education committees to education and training boards; to provide for the repeal of the Vocational Education Acts 1930 to 2006, the amendment of the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977, the National Development Finance Agency Act 2002 and the Education Act 1998, the revocation of certain statutory instruments and the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters.

  8. Ireland - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Guidelines and Application Form for a Negotiating Licence. - Ministry website

    Adoption: 2013 | IRL-2013-M-99568

    Sets out the formalities for the application of a Negotiating Licence, which all trade unions and employers' organisations must hold if they wish to enter into collective bargaining.

  9. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare Act 2012 (Act No. 43 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-21 | IRL-2012-L-95358

    Preliminary and General
    Section
    1. Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.
    2. Definitions.
    PART 2 - Amendment of Social Welfare Acts
    3. Calculation of yearly average and alternative yearly average for pension purposes.
    4. State pension (contributory) - amendments.
    5. Respite care grant - amendment.
    6. Employment contributions - amendment.
    7. Schedule 3 - amendment.
    8. Child benefit - amendments.
    9. State pension (transition) - amendments.
    10. Rates of self-employment contributions.
    11. Voluntary contributions - amendments.
    12. Jobseeker's benefit - duration of payment.
    13. Recovery of overpayments by deductions from social welfare payments.
    14. One-parent family payment - amendments.
    15. Budgeting in relation to social welfare payments - amendments.
    16. Entitlement to jobseeker's benefit - amendments.
    17. Entitlement to jobseeker's allowance - amendments.
    PART 3 - Amendment of Redundancy Payments Act 1967
    18. Amendment of section 29 of Redundancy Payments Act 1967.

    Acts Referred to
    Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992
    Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009
    Redundancy Payments Act 1967
    Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2011
    Social Welfare Act 1973
    Social Welfare Act 2010
    Social Welfare Act 2011
    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008
    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010
    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2012
    Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005
    Social Welfare Law Reform and Pensions Act 2006

  10. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Equal Status (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act No. 41 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-20 | IRL-2012-L-95357

  11. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act No. 32 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-24 | IRL-2012-L-95355

    An Act to make further and better provision for promoting harmonious relations between workers and employers, to amend the Industrial Relations Acts 1946 to 2004, to amend the Employment Permits Act 2006, the Organisation Of Working Time Act 1997, the Protection Of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Act 1984 and the Terms Of Employment (Information) Act 1994, and to provide for related matters.

  12. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Act No. 28 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-22 | IRL-2012-L-95354

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a body known in the Irish language as údarás na héireann um cháilíochtaí agus dearbhú cáilíochta or in the English language the Qualifications And Quality Assurance Authority of Ireland; to define its functions; to provide for the dissolution of the National Qualifications Authority Of Ireland, the Higher Education And Training Awards Council and the Further Education And Training Awards Council; to repeal the Qualifications (Education And Training) Act 1999; to amend the Higher Education Authority Act 1971, the Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992, the Freedom Of Information Act 1997, the Universities Act 1997 and certain other Acts; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  13. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (Act No. 24 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-18 | IRL-2012-L-95353

    An Act to provide, in connection with the protection of children and certain vulnerable adults, for offences of withholding information relating to the commission of certain arrestable offences (including certain sexual offences) against children, or certain arrestable offences (including certain sexual offences) against such adults, in certain circumstances; to provide for the amendment of section 9 of the Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act 1998; to amend section 16 of the Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012; and to provide for related matters.

  14. Ireland - - Law, Act

    European Stability Mechanism Act 2012 (Act No. 20 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-03 | IRL-2012-L-95349

  15. Ireland - - Law, Act

    European Communities (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act No. 21 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-03 | IRL-2012-L-95350

  16. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (Act No. 17 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-06-08 | IRL-2012-L-95348

  17. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Education (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act No. 14 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-23 | IRL-2012-L-95347

    An Act to amend the Education Act 1998; to amend The Teaching Council Act 2001; to repeal the Scientific and Technological Education (Investment) Fund Act 1997 and the Scientific And Technological Education (Investment) Fund (Amendment) Act 1998; and to provide for related matters.

  18. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 (No. 13 of 2012). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line as Revised

    Adoption: 2012-05-16 | IRL-2012-L-95346

    An act to give effect to Directive 2008/104/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on temporary agency work; for that purpose to amend certain enactments; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  19. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2012 (No. 12 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-01 | IRL-2012-L-89986

    Amends the Social Welfare and Pensions Acts from 1990 to 2011.

  20. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012 (No. 11 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-02 | IRL-2012-L-89985

    Provides for the criminal offence of female genital mutilation (FGM) and provisions for the better protection of girls and women against FGM.

    Acts referred to:
    Bail Act 1997 No. 16
    Biological Weapons Act 2011 No. 13
    Children Act 2001 No. 24
    Criminal Justice Act 1993 No. 6
    Criminal Procedure Act 2010 No. 27
    Medical Practitioners Act 2007 No. 25
    Mercantile Marine Act 1955 No. 29
    Nurses Act 1985 No. 18

  21. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Nurses and Midwives Act 2011 (No. 41 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-21 | IRL-2011-L-89984

    An Act for the purpose of the enhancement of the protection of the public in its dealings with nurses and midwives and, for that purpose, to provide for a board to be known as Bord Altranais Agus Cnáimhseachais Na Héireann, or in the English language, the Nursing And Midwifery Board Of Ireland, to recognise midwifery as a separate profession, to provide for the registration, regulation and control of nurses and midwives, to enhance the high standards of professional education, training and competence of nurses and midwives, to investigate complaints against nurses and midwives and to increase the public accountability of the board, to dissolve the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, to repeal the Nurses Act 1985 and to provide for related matters.

  22. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011 (No. 35 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-19 | IRL-2011-L-89981

    1. Interpretation.
    2. Justifiable use of force, etc.
    3. No obligation to retreat from dwelling.
    4. General defences.
    5. Civil liability.
    6. Amendment of Non-Fatal Offences against the Person Act
    1997.
    7. Expenses.
    8. Short title and commencement.

    Act relating to the liability of a person regarding the use of force by him or her in his or her dwelling or in a dwelling in which he or she is a lawful occupant against a person who enters the dwelling. Amends the Non-Fatal Offences against the Person Act of 1997.

  23. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare Act 2011 (No. 37 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-19 | IRL-2011-L-89982

    ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
    PART 1 - Preliminary and General
    1. Short title, construction and collective citation.
    2. Definitions.

    PART 2 - Amendments to Social Welfare Acts
    3. Disablement benefit.
    4. Qualified child increase.
    5. State pension (contributory) and State pension (transition) - conditions for receipt.
    6. Widow's (contributory) pension, widower's (contributory) pension and surviving civil partner's (contributory) pension.
    7. Entitlement to one-parent family payment.
    8. Child benefit - amendments.
    9. Late claims.
    10. Schedule 3 - amendments.
    11. One-parent family payment - means assessment.
    12. Disqualification from certain payments while participating in Community Employment.
    13. Extension of PRSI liability to share-based remuneration.
    14. Abolition of employer PRSI relief on employee pension contributions.

    PART 3 - Amendments to Redundancy Payments Act 1967
    15. Amendment of section 29 of Redundancy Payments Act 1967.

    Acts Referred to:
    Redundancy Payments Act 1967 (No. 21 of 1967)
    Redundancy Payments Act 1979 (No. 7 of 1979)
    Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2007
    Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (No. 28 of 2010)
    Social Welfare Act 2010 (No. 34 of 2010)
    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008)
    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010)
    Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (No. 26 of 2005)
    Social Welfare Law Reform and Pensions Act 2006 (No. 5 of 2006)

  24. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 34 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-16 | IRL-2011-L-89979

    An Act to amend the Health Insurance Act 1994, the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 and the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999, in particular to ensure that, in the interests of societal and intergenerational solidarity, the burden of the costs of health services be shared by insured persons by continuing to provide for a cost subsidy between the young and the old. Continues to provide, having regard to the principal objective of the Minister For Health and the health insurance authority in performing their respective functions under the Health Insurance Act 1994, for tax credits to enable the old to have access to health insurance cover and to continue to provide for a means whereby any overcompensation arising from such tax credits may be repaid.

    Refers to the following Acts:
    Health Insurance Act 1994 (No. 16 of 1994)
    Health Insurance Acts 1994 to 2009
    Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 (No. 31 of 1999)
    Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (No. 39 of 1997)

  25. Ireland - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Procedures Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 504/2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-10-11 | IRL-2011-R-98323

  26. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice Act 2011 (No. 22 of 2011). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2011-08-02 | IRL-2011-L-89927

    PART 1 - PRELIMINARY AND GENERAL
    1. Short title and commencement.
    2. Interpretation.
    3. Relevant offences for purposes of this Act.
    4. Orders and regulations.
    5. Repeals.
    6. Expenses.

    PART 2 - DETENTION
    7. Amendment of section 4 of Act of 1984.
    8. Failure to return to Garda Síochána station as required pursuant to section 4 of Act of 1984.
    9. Further amendment of Act of 1984.
    10. Amendment of section 2 of Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998.
    11. Amendment of section 72A of Criminal Justice Act 2006.
    12. Amendment of section 3 of Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence) Act 1990.
    13. Amendment of section 5 of Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
    14. Amendment of section 52 of Criminal Justice Act 2007.

    PART 3 - PROVISIONS RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION
    15. Order to produce documents or provide information.
    16. Privileged legal material.
    17. Concealing facts disclosed by documents.
    18. Presumptions relating to documents.
    19. Withholding information.
    20. Protection for employees from penalisation for disclosing information relating to relevant offences.
    21. Offences, etc.
    22. Liability for offences by bodies corporate.

  27. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice (Community Service) (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 24 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-08-02 | IRL-2011-L-89977

    Amends the Criminal Justice (Community Service) Act, 1983 sections 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13 concerning circumstances under which a penalty of community service may be given and the powers of the circuit court and probation officers.

  28. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (No. 9 of 2011). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-29 | IRL-2011-L-89926

    Amendments to the Social Welfare Acts 1990-2010:
    2. Definition.
    3. Amendment of section 13 of Principal Act.
    4. Description of benefits.
    5. Discontinuance of death benefit - parents.
    6. Discontinuance of State pension (transition).
    7. Increase in pensionable age.
    8. Amendment of section 144 of Principal Act.
    9. One-parent family payment - amendments.
    10. Supplementary welfare allowance - amendments.
    11. Amendments to Principal Act relating to assessment of
    means.
    12. Information to be supplied by claimants and beneficiaries.
    13. Amendment of section 250 of Principal Act.
    14. Allocation of personal public service number in certain circumstances.
    15. Cancellation and surrender of public services card.
    16. National internship scheme - amendments to Principal Act.
    17. Repayment of amounts due to be deferred, suspended or cancelled.
    18. Repayment of amounts due arising from false or misleading statements or wilful concealment of facts.
    19. Supplementary welfare allowance - calculation of means.
    20. Specified bodies.

    Amendments and Modification to other Enactments
    21. Exclusion resulting from membership of either House of the Oireachtas, European Parliament or local authorities.
    22. Amendment of National Minimum Wage Act 2000.
    23. Reduction in national training fund levy in certain circumstances.
    24. Disapplication of section 7 of Official Languages Act 2003.

    Amendments to Pensions Act 1990
    CHAPTER 1 - Definition
    25. Definition.
    CHAPTER 2 - Regulatory own funds
    26. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.
    27. Amendment of section 40 of Principal Act.
    28. Amendment of section 41 of Principal Act.
    29. Amendment of section 43 of Principal Act.
    30. Amendment of section 49 of Principal Act.
    31. Amendment of section 50 of Principal Act.
    32. Amendment of section 50A of Principal Act.
    33. Amendment of section 51 of Principal Act.
    34. Amendment of section 51A of Principal Act.
    35. Regulatory Own Funds Schemes.
    36. Amendment of section 54 of Principal Act.
    37. Amendment of section 55 of Principal Act.
    38. Amendment of section 56 of Principal Act.
    39. Amendment of section 64D of Principal Act.
    CHAPTER 3 - Certification of certain policies or contracts of assurance
    40. Amendment of section 48 of Principal Act.
    41. Certification of certain policies or contracts of assurance.
    42. Amendment of Part IVA of Principal Act.
    43. Amendment of section 59 of Principal Act.

  29. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Student Support Act 2011 (No. 4 of 2011). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2011-02-02 | IRL-2011-L-89922

    An Act to provide for the making of grants in certain cases by awarding authorities to enable persons to attend certain courses of higher or further education, to establish an appeals board to be known as an bord achomhairc i leith deontas mac léinn or, in the English language, the student grants appeals board, to repeal the local authorities (higher education grants) acts 1968 to 1992 and to provide for related matters.

  30. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011 (No. 3 of 2011). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2011-01-26 | IRL-2011-L-89923

    1. Interpretation.
    2. Non-application of Act.
    3. Obligation to retain data.
    4. Data security.
    5. Access to data.
    6. Disclosure request.
    7. Service provider to comply with disclosure request.
    8. Processing for other purpose.
    9. Statistics.
    10. Complaints procedure.
    11. Amendment of section 8 (Review of operation of Act by judge of High Court) of Act of 1993.
    12. Duties of designated judge in relation to this Act.
    13. Repeal.
    14. Short title.

    Implements Directive 2006/24/EC. Repeals Part 7 of the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005.

  31. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2010 (No. 40 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-22 | IRL-2010-L-85923

    Amends the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006 and the Defence Act 1954.
    Sections:
    1. Definition.
    2. Definition of "patient" in section 1 of Act of 2006.
    3. Minister may designate psychiatric centres as designated centres for certain purposes.
    4. Amendment of section 4 of Act of 2006.
    5. Amendment of section 5 of Act of 2006.
    6. Amendment of section 11 of Act of 2006.
    7. Amendment of section 13 of Act of 2006.
    8. Conditional discharge order.
    9. Amendment of Schedule 2 to Act of 2006.
    10. Amendment of Defence Act 1954.

  32. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-21 | IRL-2010-L-89983

    An Act to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts, to confer certain functions relating to employment schemes and related schemes and programmes on the Minister For Social Protection; to amend the Labour Services Act 1987 and to provide for the transfer of certain assets, liabilities, property and staff of An Foras Áiseanna Saothair, to provide for the continuance of certain schemes provided by An Foras Áiseanna Saothair and for the provision by the minister for social protection of those schemes; to provide for the transfer of certain assets, liabilities, property and employees of the health service executive; to amend the Criminal Justice (Theft And Fraud Offences) Act 2001, the Pensions Act 1990, and the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997; and to provide for related matters.

  33. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare Act, 2010 (No. 34 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-17 | IRL-2010-L-85914

    PART 1 - Preliminary and General
    Section
    1. Short title, construction and commencement.
    2. Definitions.

    PART 2 - Amendments to Social Welfare Acts
    3. Social insurance benefits (new rates).
    4. Social assistance payments (new rates).
    5. Child benefit (new rates).
    6. Increases in disablement pension.
    7. Jobseeker's benefit - reduction of rates in certain circumstances.
    8. Jobseeker's allowance - reduction of rates in certain circumstances.
    9. Supplementary welfare allowance - reduced weekly amounts in certain circumstances.
    10. Repeals.
    11. Abolition of income ceilings.
    12. Abolition of employee PRSI relief on employee pension contributions.
    13. Reduction in employer PRSI relief on employee pension contributions.
    14. Self-employment contributions - increase in rate.

    PART 3 - Repeal of Health Contributions Act 1979
    15. Repeal of Health Contributions Act 1979 and consequential amendment.

  34. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-24 | IRL-2010-L-85925

    Amends the Chemicals Act, 2008 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 concerning definitions and expanding the Act with respect to changes in EU legislation.

  35. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (No. 28 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-21 | IRL-2010-L-85915

    An act to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts; to make further provision in relation to employment schemes, assistance in obtaining employment, the provision of work experience, employment and job placement services; for those purposes to provide for the transfer of certain functions of the minister for education and skills to the minister for social protection and amend and extend the functions of an foras áiseanna saothair; to amend the Labour Services Act 1987 ; to make further provision for assistance for employment and certain schemes providing employment and income support; to transfer certain programmes and schemes under the community, rural and gaeltacht affairs (miscellaneous provisions) act 2007 to the minister for social protection; for those purposes to amend the Community, Rural And Gaeltacht Affairs (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 ; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  36. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (No. 27 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-20 | IRL-2010-L-85926

    An act to amend and extend the Criminal Justice Act 1993; to amend criminal law and procedure in other respects, including making provision for exceptions to the rule against double jeopardy so as to enable the court of criminal appeal to hear and determine applications brought in certain circumstances by the Director of Public Prosecutions to quash certain acquittals and to have persons who are the subject of those applications re-tried, and to provide for an appeal to the supreme court on a point of law from a determination of the court of criminal appeal in respect of such applications; to extend the powers of the Garda Síochána in relation to the investigation of certain offences; to extend the circumstances in which the director of public prosecutions or the attorney general, as may be appropriate, may take an appeal in criminal proceedings; to amend the Criminal Justice (Evidence) Act 1924 and to amend and extend the law relating to evidence in other respects; to amend the Criminal Justice Act 1994, the Courts Act 1991, the Criminal Procedure Act 1967, the Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act 1962, the Criminal Justice Act 1951, the Offences Against The State Act 1939 and the Courts Of Justice Act 1924; and to provide for related matters.

  37. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act, 2010 (No. 14 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-07-03 | IRL-2010-L-85899

    An Act to make provision in relation to giving further effect to the International Convention For The Safety Of Life At Sea signed in London on 1 November 1974 and its protocols, providing access to passenger vessels for persons with reduced mobility, to enable sunken vessels to be raised, to give the force of law to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 adopted at Geneva on 23 February 2006, to amend the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 2005 and to amend and extend part IV of the Harbours Act 1996 and to provide for related matters.

  38. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare And Pensions (No. 2) Act 2009 (No. 43 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-21 | IRL-2009-L-85898

    PART 1 - Preliminary and General
    1. Short title, construction, collective citations and commencement.
    2. Definitions.

    PART 2 - Amendments to Social Welfare Acts
    3. Social insurance benefits (new rates).
    4. Social assistance payments (new rates).
    5. Family Income Supplement (new weekly rates).
    6. Jobseeker's allowance - amendments.
    7. Child benefit (new rates).
    8. Limitation on return of contributions.
    9. Amendment to section 110 of Principal Act.
    10. Amendment to section 128 of Principal Act.
    11. Amendment to section 138 of Principal Act.
    12. Supplementary welfare allowance - amendments.
    13. Amendment to section 197 of Principal Act.
    14. Weekly or monthly supplements - amendment.
    15. Amendment to section 246 of Principal Act.
    16. Social welfare inspectors - amendment.
    17. Information to be furnished by financial institutions.
    18. Exchange of information - amendment.
    19. Schedule 3 - amendment.
    20. Schedule 5 - amendment.

    PART 3 - Amendment to Act of 1990
    21. Amendment to Act of 1990.

  39. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Labour Services (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 38 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-09 | IRL-2009-L-85896

    1. Definition.
    2. Amendment of section 1 of Principal Act.
    3. Amendment of section 6 of Principal Act.
    4. Accountability of Director General of An Foras Áiseanna Saothair to Committee of Public Accounts.
    5. Accountability of Director General of An Foras Áiseanna Saothair to other committees of Houses of Oireachtas.
    6. Disclosure of interests.
    7. Protection of persons reporting certain matters.
    8. Amendment of section 13 of Principal Act.
    9. Amendment of Part I of Schedule to Principal Act.
    10. Repeal of Part II of Schedule to Principal Act.
    11. Redress for penalisation contrary to section 13B of Principal Act.
    12. Construction of references to Schedule to Principal Act.
    13. Short title, collective citation, construction and commencement.

  40. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Health Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (No. 24 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-19 | IRL-2009-L-85895

    An act to amend the Health Insurance Act 1994, the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997, the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 and the Insurance Act 1936, in particular to ensure that, in the interests of societal and intergenerational solidarity, the burden of the costs of health services be shared by insured persons by providing for a cost subsidy between the young and the old; to provide, having regard to the principal objective of the minister for health and children and the health insurance authority in performing their respective functions under the Health Insurance Act 1994, for tax credits to enable the old to have access to health insurance cover and to provide for a means whereby any overcompensation arising from such tax credits may be repaid; and to provide for related matters.

  41. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 23 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-16 | IRL-2009-L-85894

    1. Definitions.
    2. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.
    3. Order of court consequent upon conviction of an offence.
    4. Exemptions from prohibition on advertising of tobacco products.
    5. Amendment of section 37 of Principal Act.
    6. Amendment of section 38 of Principal Act.
    7. Amendment of section 44 of Principal Act.
    8. Short title and collective citation.

  42. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (No. 19 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-12 | IRL-2009-L-85891

    1. Interpretation.
    2. Application of Act.
    3. Surveillance.
    4. Application for authorisation.
    5. Authorisation.
    6. Variation or renewal of authorisation.
    7. Approval for surveillance in cases of urgency.
    8. Tracking devices.
    9. Retention of materials relating to applications and reports.
    10. Restriction of disclosure of existence of authorisations and other documents.
    11. Complaints procedure.
    12. Review of operation of this Act by designated judge.
    13. Confidentiality of information.
    14. Admissibility of evidence.
    15. Disclosure of information.
    16. Regulations.
    17. Amendment of Garda Síochána Act 2005.
    18. Amendment of Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961.
    19. Short title.

  43. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 20 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-12 | IRL-2009-L-85892

    An act to remove certain exceptions contained in the companies acts that apply in the cases of companies holding licences under section 9 of the Central Bank Act 1971 (or holding companies of such companies) regarding disclosure of loans to directors and transactions of an analogous nature, to otherwise amend the companies acts in respect of loans by companies (of whatever type) to directors or certain related parties and transactions of an analogous nature and, in particular, to amend section 40 of the Companies Act 1990 concerning criminal liability in that regard, to confer additional powers on the director of corporate enforcement with respect to access to information in the possession of companies, including information kept by them in certain registers or books, or in the possession of third parties, to amend sections 20 and 23 of the Companies Act 1990 in relation to search warrants and procedures to be followed in cases of claims of legal professional privilege, to amend sections 43 and 44 of the Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1999 and to provide for related matters.

  44. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2009 (No. 10 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-04-29 | IRL-2009-L-81746

    Makes amendments to numerous acts including the Social Welfare Acts, the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009 and the Health Contributions Act 1979.

  45. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Chemicals Act 2008 (No. 13 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-07-15 | IRL-2008-L-85924

    An act to regulate and control the manufacture, use, placing on the market, export, import, transport, testing, storage, classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals; to make provision in relation to major accident hazards, and the prevention of accidents, involving chemicals; for those purposes to give further effect to Regulation (EC) No. 304/2003 of the European parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2003 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals , Regulation (EC) No. 648/2004 of the European parliament and of the Council of 31 march 2004 on detergents and Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (reach) and establishing a European chemicals agency ; to confer power on the minister for enterprise, trade and employment to make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to certain provisions of the treaties governing the European communities and certain acts of the institutions of those communities; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

    Amends the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, section 34(1), by inserting after paragraph (d) the following:"(dd) to perform the functions conferred on the Authority by the Chemicals Act 2008," and in Schedule 6, paragraph 5, by substituting "paragraph 4" for "paragraph 3".

  46. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act, 2008 (No. 8 of 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-05-07 | IRL-2008-L-79508

    Gives effect to Council Framework Decision of 19 July 2002 on combating trafficking in human beings; to give effect, in part, to the United Nations Protocol To Prevent, Suppress And Punish Trafficking In Persons, Especially Women And Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime, done at New York on 15 November 2000, and the Council Of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking In Human Beings done at Warsaw on 16 May 2005. Amends certain enactments, including section 3 of the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

  47. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare and Pensions Act, 2008 (No. 2 of 2008). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-07 | IRL-2008-L-79509

    Amends the Social Welfare Acts and the Pensions Act 1990 and makes related amendments of the Family Law Act 1995 and the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996.

  48. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Social Welfare Act 2007 (No. 40 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-20 | IRL-2007-L-77628

    Amends the Social Welfare Act 2006 and the Consolidated Act of 2005 by providing new rates for social insurance benefits, social assistance payments and the family income supplement. The widowed parent grant is also increased as is earnings limit and the income ceiling for employment and optional contributions. Also makes amendments to the Health Contributions Act 1979 section 7A with respect to increasing benefits.

  49. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 36 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-25 | IRL-2007-L-77631

    Amends section 22 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1967 following the adoption of the Criminal Justice Act 2007 and the Prisons Act 2007.

  50. Ireland - - Law, Act

    Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 35 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-07-11 | IRL-2007-L-76693

    Inserts a new section 51A concerning costs in proceedings where assessment not accepted by the claimant and a new section 51B concerning costs in connection with an application under section 11 of the Act is not taxable.

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