Bail Act 1997

Short title and commencement.

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13. (1) This Act may be cited as the Bail Act, 1997.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as, by order or orders made by the Minister for Justice under this section, may be fixed therefor, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions.

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (15.05.2000) by Bail Act, 1997 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 118 of 2000), art. 2.

2. The 15th day of May, 2000, is hereby fixed as the day on which the Bail Act, 1997 (No. 16 of 1997), in so far as it is not in operation, shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (4.09.1998) by Bail Act, 1997 (Sections 1 to 4) (Commencement) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 315 of 1998), art. 2.

2. The 4th day of September, 1998, is hereby fixed as the day on which sections 1 to 4, of the Bail Act, 1997 (No. 16 of 1997), shall come into operation in respect of persons who have been or are to be sent, sent forward, transferred or otherwise brought for trial in a Special Criminal Court pending trial by that court, during and after such trial until conviction or acquittal, or pending the outcome of an appeal against a conviction or sentence imposed by that court.

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (2.06.1998) by Bail Act, 1997 (Section 10) (Commencement) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 140 of 1998), art. 2.

2. The 2nd day of June, 1998, is hereby fixed as the day on which section 10 of the Bail Act, 1997 (No. 16 of 1997), shall come into operation.