Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010

PART 1

Preliminary and General

1.

Short title and commencement.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), this Act comes into operation on such day or days as the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources 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.

(3) This Part and sections 3 (in so far as it applies to sections 44A and 44B (both inserted by the said section 3 ) of the National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007), 4 , 5 and 16 come into operation on the date of the passing of this Act.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to section exercised (2.02.2012) by Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (Section 3) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 32 of 2012).

2. In this Order “Act of 2010” means the Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (No. 11 of 2010).

3. The 2nd day of February 2012 is appointed as the day on which, subject to Article 4, section 3 (in so far as it is not already in operation) of the Act of 2010 comes into operation.

4. Article 3 does not apply to section 3 of the Act of 2010 in so far as that section relates to the insertion of section 44X into the National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007 (No. 7 of 2007).

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (27.06.2011) by Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 280 of 2011).

2. The 27th day of June 2011 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (No. 11 of 2010) come into operation:

(a) section 24;

(b) section 25;

(c) section 26;

(d) paragraph (a) of section 27.

E3

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.2011) by Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 42 of 2011).

2. The 1st day of February 2011 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (No. 11 of 2010) come into operation:

(a) section 22;

(b) section 23;

(c) paragraphs (b) to (j) of section 27.

E4

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.2010) by Energy (Biofuel Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 322 of 2010).

3. The 1st day of July 2010 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act of 2010 come into operation:

(a) subject to Article 4, section 3 (in so far as it is not already in operation);

(b) sections 6 to 15, and

(c) sections 17 to 21.

4. Article 3(a) does not apply to section 3 of the Act of 2010 in so far as that section relates to the insertion of sections 44G(4) and 44X into the National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007 (No. 7 of 2007).