Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990
Short title and commencement.
1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act, 1990.
(2) This Act (other than Part II ) shall come into operation on the date of its passing.
(3) Part II of this Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister either generally or with reference to any particular provision, and different days may be so fixed for different provisions of that Part.
Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (1.01.1991) by Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (Part II) (Commencement) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 313 of 1990).
2. The 1st day of January, 1991 is hereby fixed as the day on which Part II of the Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act, 1990 shall come into operation.