Civil Defence Act 2012


Number 51 of 2012


CIVIL DEFENCE ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Civil Defence Act 2012. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under 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 51 of 2012


CIVIL DEFENCE ACT 2012

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 passed.

Related legislation

Civil Defence Acts 1939 to 2014 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 1(9)). The Acts in this group are:

Air Raid Precautions Act 1939 (19/1939)

Air Raid Precautions (Amendment) Act 1946 (28/1946)

Civil Defence Act 2012 (51/2012)

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 1(9), and s. 5(6) and sch. 2 part 6 in so far as they amend the Air-Raid Precautions Act 1939 and the Civil Defence Act 2012.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1996, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014)

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

Civil Defence Board Dissolution Order 2012 (S.I. No. 570 of 2012)

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 51 of 2012


CIVIL DEFENCE ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017



Acts Referred to

Adoptive Leave Acts 1995 and 2005

Air-Raid Precautions Act 1939

1939, No. 21

Air-Raid Precautions Acts 1939 and 1946

Carer’s Leave Act 2001

2001, No. 19

Civil Defence Act 2002

2002, No. 16

Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act 1998

1998, No. 35

Geneva Conventions Act 1962

1962, No. 11

Interpretation Act 2005

2005, No. 23

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

1997, No. 20

Parental Leave Acts 1998 and 2006

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

2003, No. 29

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

2001, No. 45

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2011

Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 to 2012

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007


Number 51 of 2012


CIVIL DEFENCE ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE BOARD; TO TRANSFER CERTAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE BOARD TO THE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE; TO REPEAL THE CIVIL DEFENCE ACT 2002; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[26 th December, 2012]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

References to “county council” and “city council” construed (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 9(2), S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

Cesser and amalgamation of certain local government areas

9.— ...

(2) Except where otherwise provided for by this Act, a reference, however expressed, in any enactment—

(a) to a county council or a city council (including a reference construed by section 3(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Principal Act as a reference to a county council or to a city council, as the case may be) shall, if the context permits, be read as a reference to a county council, a city council or a city and county council, and

(b) to a county council and a city council (including a reference so construed) shall, if the context permits, be read as a reference to a county council, a city council and a city and county council.

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