Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013

PART 1

Preliminary and General

1.

Short title and commencement.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), this Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister 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 and different provisions.

(3) Where the Minister proposes to make an order under subsection (2)

( a) he or she shall cause a draft of the proposed order to be laid before each House, and

( b) he or she shall not make the order unless and until a resolution approving of the draft has been passed by each House.

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Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to section exercised (25.09.2013) by Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 362 of 2013).

2. The 25th day of September 2013 is appointed as the day on which the Houses of the Oireachtas (Inquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013 (No. 33 of 2013) shall come into operation.