Credit Union Act 1997

PART I

Preliminary and General

Short title and commencement.

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1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Credit Union Act, 1997.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed by order made by the Minister; and different days may be so fixed for different provisions and for different purposes.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2), an order under that subsection may make different provision in relation to credit unions registered before the passing of this Act as compared with those registered later.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.2001) by Credit Union Act, 1997 (Commencement) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 378 of 2001).

2.      The 1st day of August, 2001, is fixed as the day on which sections 46 to 52 of the Credit Union Act, 1997 (No. 15 of 1997), shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.1997) by Credit Union Act, 1997 (Commencement) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 403 of 1997).

2. The 1st day of October, 1997, is hereby fixed as the day on which

( a )Parts I and II,

( b )Part III (other than sections 46 to 52)),

( c )Part IV (other than section 68 (1)( c)),

( d )Parts V and VI,

( e )Part VII (other than sections 120 (5) and 122 (1)( f)),

( f )Parts VIII to XIV, and

( g )the First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Schedules, of the Credit Union Act, 1997 (No. 15 of 1997), shall come into operation.