Consumer Protection Act 2007

93.

Transitional.

93.— (1) Despite section 4 , the following enactments made under section 11 of the Consumer Information Act 1978 (before its repeal by this Act) remain in force and are deemed to have been made as regulations by the Minister under section 50(2) until any such enactment is revoked, substituted by regulation of the Minister under section 50(2) or otherwise ceases to have effect:

( a) Consumer Information (Advertisements) (Disclosure of Business Interests) Order 1984 ( S.I. No. 168 of 1984);

( b) Consumer Information (Advertisements for Concert or Theatre Performances) Order 1997 ( S.I. No. 103 of 1997);

( c) Consumer Information (Advertisements for Airfares) Order 2000 ( S.I. No. 468 of 2000).

(2) Section 3(2) does not apply to the enactments referred to in subsection (1)(a) to (c).

(3) For certainty, section 26 of the Interpretation Act 2005 applies in respect of the repeal of section 11 of the Consumer Information Act 1978 and its substitution by the provisions of section 50 and, for this purpose, the enactments specified in subsection (1) are conclusively deemed to be consistent with and validly enacted under section 50 .

(4) For certainty, the references in sections 51(2) and 69(1) (in paragraph (b)(iii) of the definition of “contravening advertisement”) to a regulation under section 50(2) include any enactment referred to in subsection (1)(a) to (c).