Prisons Act 2007

1.

Short title, commencement and collective citation.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Prisons Act 2007.

(2) This Act 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 provisions.

(3) This Act and the Prisons Acts 1826 to 1980 may be cited together as the Prisons Acts 1826 to 2007.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to section exercised (29.08.2008) by Prisons Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 337 of 2008).

2. The 29th day of August 2008 is appointed as the day on which sections 33 and 34 of the Prisons Act 2007 (No. 10 of 2007) come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.2007) by Prisons Act 2007 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 650 of 2007).

2. The 1st day of October 2007 is appointed as the day on which section 38 of the Prisons Act 2007 (No. 10 of 2007) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.2007) by Prisons Act 2007 (Commencement) (No.2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 370 of 2007).

2. The 1st day of October 2007 is appointed as the day on which Part 3 and section 42(a) of the Prisons Act 2007 (No. 10 of 2007) come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.05.2007) by Prisons Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 180 of 2007).

2. The 1st day of May 2007 is appointed as the day on which Part 1, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6 (other than sections 33, 34, 38 and paragraph (a) of section 42) of the Prisons Act 2007 come into operation.