Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005

Interpretation generally.

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3.—(1) In this Act—

“Act of 1963” means the Companies Act 1963;

“Act of 1990” means the Companies Act 1990;

“contravention” includes, in relation to any provision, a failure to comply with that provision and “contravene” shall be construed accordingly;

“enactment” includes an instrument made under an enactment;

“Member State”, where used without qualification, means Member State of the European Union;

“Minister” means the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

(2) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a section or Part is a reference to a section or Part of this Act unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended,

( b) a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended, and

( c) a reference to any other enactment shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended or adapted by or under any other enactment.