Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005

Commencement.

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2.—(1) This Act (other than sections 85 and 86) shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), an order or orders under that subsection may appoint different days for the coming into operation of section 31 so as to effect the repeal provided by that section of an enactment specified in it on different days for different purposes.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E97

Power pursuant to section exercised (19.11.2012) by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Section 72) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 449 of 2012).

2. In this Order—

“Act of 1963” means the Companies Act 1963 (No. 33 of 1963);

“Act of 1982” means the Companies (Amendment) Act 1982 (No. 10 of 1982);

“Act of 2005” means the Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (No. 12 of 2005).

3. The 19th day of November 2012 is appointed as the day on which section 72 of the Act of 2005, insofar as it relates to—

(a) Subsections (1), (2), (3), (5) and (8) of section 311 of the Act of 1963 (including those subsections as they have effect by virtue of section 43 (15) of the Companies (Amendment) (No.2) Act 1999 (No. 30 of 1999)) and section 311A(1) of the Act of 1963,

(b) Subsections (1), (2) and (3) of section 12 of the Act of 1982; Subsections (1), (2) and (3) of section 12A of the Act of 1982; Subsections (3) and (7) of section 12B of the Act of 1982 and section 12C(1) of the Act of 1982, and

(c) Sections 8 (1) and 55 (1) of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1983 (No. 13 of 1983),

shall come into operation.

E98

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.09.2009) by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 303 of 2009).

2. The 1st day of September 2009 is appointed as the day on which sections 59 and 60 of the Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (No. 12 of 2005) shall come into operation.

E99

Power pursuant to section exercised (23.08.2009) by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 335 of 2009).

2. The 23rd day of August 2009 is appointed as the day upon which section 69 of the Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (No. 12 of 2005) comes into operation.

E100

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.12.2005) by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 695 of 2005).

3. The 1st day of December, 2005 is appointed as the day on which sections 57 58, 61 and 71 of the Act come into operation.

E101

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.06.2005, 1.07.2005, 6.07.2005 and 1.09.2005) by Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005).

3. The 30th day of June 2005 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act come into operation, namely —

(a) Parts 1, 2 and 3,

and

(b) sections 29, 30, 38, 46, 56, 63 to 68, 70, 73(1), 73(2)(a),(b) and (c) 73(4), 75 to 84 and 87.

4. The 1st day of July 2005 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act come into operation, namely sections 39 to 45, 47 to 55 and 74.

5. The 6th day of July 2005 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act come into operation, namely —

(a) section 31 (but only for the purpose of repealing the enactments specified in that section in so far as they relate to a regulated market (within the meaning of Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003) operated by a recognised stock exchange within the meaning Part V of the Companies Act 1990 (No. 33 of 1990)),

and

(b) sections 32 to 37.

6. The 1st day of September 2005 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act come into operation, namely, sections 73(2)(d) and 73(3).