Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011

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Short title, collective citations, construction and commencement.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011.

(2) The Air Pollution Act 1987 and Part 3 may be cited together as the Air Pollution Acts 1987 and 2011 and shall be read together as one.

(3) The Waste Management Acts 1996 to 2003 and Part 4 may be cited together as the Waste Management Acts 1996 to 2011 and shall be read together as one.

(4) The Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2010 and Part 5 may be cited together as the Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2011 and shall be read together as one.

(5) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government 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.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (5) exercised (31.01.2019) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 23 of 2019).

2. The 31st day of January 2019 is appointed to be the day on which section 48 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 20 of 2011) shall, in so far as it is not already in operation, come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (15.11.2011) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Commencement) (Part 5) (No. 2) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 583 of 2011).

2. The 15 day of November 2011 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 20 of 2011) come into operation:

(a) section 28;

(b) section 29.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (21.09.2011) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Commencement) (Part 5) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 474 of 2011).

2. The 21st day of September 2011 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 20 of 2011) come into operation:

(a) sections 15 to 19;

(b) sections 22 to 27; and

(c) sections 30 to 42.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (7.09.2011) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 446 of 2011).

2. The 7th day of September 2011 is appointed as the day upon which section 48, in so far only as it relates to sections 188, 191 and 194(3) of the Local Government Act 2001 (No. 37 of 2001), of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 20 of 2011) shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (23.08.2011) by Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Commencement of Certain Provisions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 433 of 2011).

2. The 23rd day of August 2011 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 20 of 2011) come into operation:

(a) sections 1 to 14;

(b) sections 20 and 21; and

(c) sections 43 to 47.