2. Arts, Culture and Sport

Updated to 16 January 2020 (Act no. 53 of 2019 and S.I. No. 14 of 2020)

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2.1. Arts Generally

Gaeltacht 24/2003
Gaeltacht 36/2017

2.2. Art Galleries

Gaeltacht
  • none
20/1928
Gaeltacht
  • none
5/1963

2.3. Broadcasting

Comms 18/2009
Comms
  • none
10/1960
Comms 35/1968
Comms
  • none
37/1976
Comms
  • none
19/1988
Comms
  • none
24/1990
1 The Broadcasting Act 2009 repealed the following 14 Acts in full (see ss. 3 and 5 of 2009 Act and S.I. No. 389 of 2009): Wireless Telegraphy Act 1956 (4/1956); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1964 (4/1964); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1966 (7/1966); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1971 (2/1971); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1973 (1/1973); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1974 (33/1974); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1979 (36/1979); Radio and Television Act 1988 (20/1988); Broadcasting (Major Events Television Coverage) Act 1999 (28/1999); Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act 1993(15/1993); Broadcasting Act 2001 (4/2001); Broadcasting (Major Events Television Coverage) (Amendment) Act 2003 (13/2003); Broadcasting (Funding) Act 2003 (43/2003); and Broadcasting (Amendment) Act 2007 (15/2007).
2 Teilifís Na Gaeilge (Establishment Day) Order 2007, S.I. No. 98 of 2007, was made under Broadcasting Act 2001 (4/2001), s. 43, which was repealed by Broadcasting Act 2009. The body established, Teilifís na Gaeilge, is still in existence. It appears however that the Establishment Day order is no longer in force and should be revoked.
3 The enabling provision is Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (45/1926), s. 6, now substituted by Broadcasting Act 2009 (18/2009), s. 182 and sch. 2. Broadcasting Act 2009, s. 144 continues existing and in force regulations made under s. 6 relating to television licences as if made under that section. The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources considers that these regulations apply to television licenses.
4 The enabling provisions are Postal and Telecommunications Service Act 1983 (24/ 1983), s. 76(1) and (15). These are repealed by Broadcasting Act 2009 (18/ 2009), s. 3, commenced on enactment. These regulations are saved by section 145(14): Anything commenced before the passing of this Act by or under the authority of the Minister may, in so far as it relates to the functions under this section, be carried on or completed on or after such commencement by an issuing agent.
5 Ibid.
6 Ibid.

2.4. Film and Video

Justice 23/1923
Justice
  • none
21/1925
Justice
  • none
13/1930
Justice
  • none
7/1970
Justice 29/1992
Justice 22/1989
Gaeltacht
  • none
36/1980
Gaeltacht
  • none
36/1993
Gaeltacht
  • none
44/1997
Gaeltacht
  • none
35/2000
Gaeltacht
  • none
38/2006
Gaeltacht
  • none
32/2011
Enterprise
  • none
37/1980
Gaeltacht
  • none
34/2018

2.5. Cultural Institutions, Including Museums

Gaeltacht 11/1997
Gaeltacht 44/2015
Gaeltacht
  • none
10/1968
Gaeltacht
  • none
17/1986
7 This SI ceases to have effect on 31 October 2021.

2.6. Dance Halls

Justice
  • none
2/1935

2.7. Heritage, Including National Monuments

2.7.1. Heritage: General

Gaeltacht 8 4/1995
Gaeltacht 9
  • none
19/1999
Gaeltacht 44/2001
Gaeltacht
  • none
15/2018
8 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011, S.I. No. 195 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.
9 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.

2.7.2. Historic Parks and Sites

Finance 10 40 and 41 Vict., c. 134
Gaeltacht 11
  • none
3 Edw. 7, c. 37
Environ 12 31/1925
Gaeltacht 13 31/1932
Gaeltacht 14
  • none
7/1969
Gaeltacht 11/1989
10 See S.I. No. 690 of 2003.
11 Section 14 only: see S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.
12 See S.I. No. 356 of 2002 (transferring responsibility to Environment) and S.I. No. 690 of 2003 (transferring responsibility to Finance “to the extent and only to the extent that they relate to the day-to-day operation of a relevant property”. This is referred to in the Explanatory Note as the “built heritage function”.
13 Responsibility under s. 3(2) transferred from Minister for Finance to Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform by S.I. No. 418 of 2011; further functions under ss. 3(1), 4, 5, 6(4), 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 21 transferred to Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (29/2015), s. 4, commenced on 31 August 2015 by S.I. No. 358 of 2015.
14 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.

2.7.3. National Monuments

Gaeltacht 15 2/1930
Gaeltacht 16 37/1954
Gaeltacht 17 17/1987
Gaeltacht 18 17/1994
Gaeltacht 19
  • none
22/2004
15 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.
16 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.
17 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.
18 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.
19 See S.I. No. 192 of 2011 and S.I. No. 220 of 2011.

2.7.4. Open Spaces

Environ
  • none
6 Edw. 7, c. 25

2.8. Horse and Greyhound Industry

Agric 12/1958
Agric
  • none
37/1993
Agric 18/1994
Agric 24/1999
Agric 20/2001
Agric 2/2016
Agric
  • none
15/2019
20 This SI ceased to be in force on revocation of SIs from application of which it granted exemption.
21

Continued in force on repeal of the enabling Act by Irish Horseracing Industry Act 1994 (18/1994), s. 77(1), as though made under the 1994 Act.

22

Continued in force on repeal of the enabling Acts by Irish Horseracing Industry Act 1994 (18/1994), s. 77(1), as though made under the 1994 Act.  This SI is obsolete/spent on revocation of the SI it amended (S.I. No. 404 of 1977), by S.I. No. 306 of 1995, reg. 2(g).

23 Ibid.
24 Ibid.
25

Also made under Horse and Greyhound Racing Act 2001 (20/2001).

26 This SI is superseded by the SI below.
27

Also made under Irish Horseracing Industry Act 1994 (18/1994), s. 53.

28 Ibid.
29 Ibid.
30 Ibid.
31 Ibid.
32 Ibid.
33 Ibid.
34 Ibid.
35

Ibid.

36

Ibid.

2.9. Publications

Justice
  • none
21/1929
Justice 37 1/1946
Justice
  • none
15/1967
Justice 14/2008
37 Ministerial responsibility under ss. 2 and 3 was transferred from Minister for Justice and Equality to Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht by S.I. No. 255 of 2013, and again to Minister for Justice and Equality by S.I. No. 89 of 2015.
38 This Act is also classified at 9.1, 17.6.1 and 23.4.

2.10. Press Council and News Media

Justice 31/2009

2.11. Sport

2.11.1. Sport Ireland

Transport 15/2015
39

Repealed Irish Sports Council Act 1999 (6/1999) and National Sports Campus Development Authority Act 2006 (19/2006), on making of establishment day order S.I. No. 415 of 2015.  Irish Sports Council Act, 1999 (Establishment Day) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 173 of 1999) is obsolete and should be revoked.  Certain SIs made under National Sports Campus Development Authority Act 2006 (19/2006) may be considered to have ceased to have effect, and should be revoked.  They are National Sports Campus Development Authority Act 2006 (Establishment Day) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 688 of 2006), National Sports Campus Development Authority Act 2006 (Form of Vesting Order) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 307 of 2012) and National Sports Campus Development Authority Act 2006 (Vesting) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 3 of 2013). 

40

Made under Irish Sports Council Act 1999 (6/1999), s. 23, this scheme was continued in force by Sport Ireland Act 2015, s. 39(2).

2.11.2. Rugby World Cup 2023

Transport 17/2017