4. Business Regulation, Including Business Names, Company Law and Partnerships

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

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4.1. Betting and Gaming

Finance 22/1929
Finance 27/1931
Public Exp 13/2013
Justice 2/1956
Justice
  • none
6/1970
Justice
  • none
6/1979
Finance 7/2015
Justice
  • none
44/2019
1 Renews Bord na gCon's licence for three years. This SI is obsolete and should be revoked.
2 Renews Bord na gCon's licence for one year. This SI is obsolete and should be revoked.
3 Ibid.
4 Renews Bord na gCon's licence up to 30 July 1999. This SI is obsolete and should be revoked.
5 Superseded by Betting (Amendment) Act 2015 (7/2015), this SI is obsolete and should be revoked.
6 This SI is the responsibility of the Department of Justice and Equality.
7 Superseded by Betting (Amendment) Act 2015 (7/2015), this SI is obsolete and should be revoked.
8 Ibid.
9 Ibid.
10 Ibid.

4.2. Business Names

Enterprise 30/1963

4.3. Clubs

Justice
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4 Edw. 7, c. 9

4.4. Company Law

Enterprise 38/2014
Enterprise 45/2009
Enterprise
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46/2013
Finance 34/1963
Enterprise
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21/1924
Enterprise 9/2017
Enterprise 13/2017
Enterprise 22/2018
Enterprise
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10/2019
Enterprise
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50/2019
11 Section 5 and sch. 6 provide that only statutory instruments provided for in that schedule will remain in force. Repealed Companies Act 1963 (33/1963), Companies (Amendment) Act 1977 (31/1977), Companies (Amendment) Act 1982 (10/1982), Companies (Amendment) Act 1983 (13/1983), Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (25/1986), Companies (Amendment) Act 1990 (27/1990), Companies Act 1990 (33/1990), Companies (Amendment) Act 1999 (8/1999) in so far as not already repealed by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (12/2005), s. 31 ( s. 31 being commenced by S.I. No. 323 of 2005 only for the purpose of repealing the enactments specified in that section in so far as they relate to a regulated market as defined), Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1999 (30/1999), Company Law Enforcement Act 2001 (28/2001), Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003 (44/2003), Companies (Amendment) Act 2009 (20/2009), Companies (Amendment) Act 2012 (22/2012).
12 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(2).
13 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(3).
14 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 3. Other SIs made under Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003 (44/2003) relate to commencement of that Act and are not retained: S.I. Nos. 132 of 2004, 686 of 2005, 791 of 2005, 56 of 2006, 61 of 2007, 13 of 2009, 177 of 2010.
15 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 3.
16 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(c).
17 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(c).
18 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 3.
19 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 3.
20 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(c).
21 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(a).
22 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(b).
23 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(c).
24 Continued in force by Companies Act 2014 (38/2014), s. 5 and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(a).

4.5. Co-Operatives and Friendly Societies 25

25 See also Headings 18.1.6 and 7: Friendly Societies and Industrial and Provident Societies.
Enterprise 56 & 57 Vict., c. 39
Enterprise
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8 Edw. 7, c. 32
Enterprise
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3 & 4 Geo. 5, c. 31
Enterprise 23/1978
Enterprise 59 & 60 Vict., c. 25
Enterprise
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51/1936
Enterprise
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28/1953
Enterprise 17/1977
Agric 39/1934
26 Now expired.
27 Ibid.
28 Also made under Credit Union Act 1966 (19/1966), s. 35(1)(i), now repealed, this SI was continued in force by 12/2005, s. 86.
29 Ibid.
30 The enabling provisions appear to be Agricultural Co-operative Societies (Debentures) Act 1934 (39/1934), ss. 3 and 5. Section 5 was repealed by Agricultural Credit Act 1978 (2/1978), s. 7, commenced by Agricultural Credit Act, 1987 (Commencement) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 49 of 1978). Parts of this SI appear to remain in force.

4.6. Partnerships

Enterprise
  • none
53 & 54 Vict., c. 39
Enterprise
  • none
7 Edw. 7, c. 24
Enterprise 24/1994
31 The enabling provision is s. 8(4), substituted by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 35(1) and sch. 1, part 16 subject to transitional provisions in s. 36 and sch. 3. The substituted provision continues to include a regulation-making power.