Criminal Law (Rape) Act 1981
Short title and commencement.
13. — (1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Law (Rape) Act, 1981.
(2) This Act shall come into operation one month after the date of its passing.
(3) Section 3 (including that section as applied by sections 5 and 9 ) and section 4 shall not have effect in relation to a trial or preliminary examination which begins before the commencement of this Act and sections 7 and 8 shall not have effect in relation to a charge alleging a rape offence which is made before such commencement.