Cluster Munitions And Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008


Number 20 of 2008


CLUSTER MUNITIONS AND ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES ACT 2008

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 (6/2017), enacted 12 April 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including European Union Habitats (Blackwater Bank Special Area of Conservation 002953) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 149 of 2017), made 7 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 20 of 2008


CLUSTER MUNITIONS AND ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES ACT 2008

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was first passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions. A version without annotations, showing only textual amendments, is also available.

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Material not updated in this revision

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (43/2014)

All Acts up to and including Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 (6/2017), enacted 12 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 (Convention on Cluster Munitions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 6 of 2011)

Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 (Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 5 of 2011)

Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 410 of 2009)

All statutory instruments up to and including European Union Habitats (Blackwater Bank Special Area of Conservation 002953) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 149 of 2017), made 7 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 20 of 2008


CLUSTER MUNITIONS AND ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES ACT 2008

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017



Acts Referred to

Companies Acts

Defence (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1960

1960, No. 44

Defence (Amendment) Act 2006

2006, No. 20

Mercantile Marine Act 1955

1955, No. 29


Number 20 of 2008


CLUSTER MUNITIONS AND ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES ACT 2008

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


AN ACT TO GIVE EFFECT TO THE CONVENTION ON CLUSTER MUNITIONS, DONE AT DUBLIN ON 30 MAY 2008, AND TO GIVE FURTHER EFFECT TO THE CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE USE, STOCKPILING, PRODUCTION AND TRANSFER OF ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES AND ON THEIR DESTRUCTION, DONE AT OSLO ON 18 SEPTEMBER 1997, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[2 nd December, 2008]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: