International Protection Act 2015

6.

Repeals and revocations

6.         (1) Subject to Part 11 , the Act of 1996 is repealed.

(2) Subject to Part 11 , the following enactments are revoked:

(a) Dublin Convention (Implementation) Order 2000 ( S.I. No. 343 of 2000);

(b) Refugee Act 1996 (Places and Conditions of Detention) Regulations 2000 ( S.I. No. 344 of 2000);

(c) Refugee Act 1996 (Application Form) Regulations 2000 ( S.I. No. 345 of 2000);

(d) Refugee Act 1996 (Temporary Residence Certificate) Regulations 2000 ( S.I. No. 346 of 2000);

(e) Refugee Act 1996 (Travel Document) Regulations 2000 ( S.I. No. 347 of 2000);

(f) Refugee Act 1996 (Appeals) Regulations 2002 ( S.I. No. 571 of 2002);

(g) Refugee Act 1996 (Safe Countries of Origin) Order 2003 ( S.I. No. 422 of 2003);

(h) Refugee Act 1996 (Section 22) Order 2003 ( S.I. No. 423 of 2003);

(i) Refugee Act 1996 (Appeals) Regulations 2003 ( S.I. No. 424 of 2003);

(j) Refugee Act 1996 (Safe Countries of Origin) Order 2004 ( S.I. No. 714 of 2004);

(k) the Regulations of 2006;

(l) European Communities (Asylum Procedures) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 51 of 2011);

(m) Refugee Act 1996 (Asylum Procedures) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 52 of 2011);

(n) the Regulations of 2013;

(o) Refugee Act 1996 (Travel Document and Fee) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 404 of 2011);

(p) European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2014 ( S.I. No. 525 of 2014);

(q) European Union (Subsidiary Protection) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 ( S.I. No. 137 of 2015).

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

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Application of section restricted (2.10.2017) by European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 409 of 2017, reg. 5, in effect as per reg. 1(2).

Provisions applicable to application under Regulation 4

5. Where an application for a subsidiary protection declaration is made in accordance with Regulation 4(2), notwithstanding the repeal of the Regulations of 2013 by section 6 of the Act of 2015—

(a) the application shall be deemed to be an application for a subsidiary protection declaration under the Regulations of 2013, made in accordance with Regulation 3(1) of those Regulations, and

(b) the Regulations of 2013 shall, for the purpose of the application, apply subject to the following modifications and any other necessary modifications:

(i) the functions conferred on the Refugee Applications Commissioner by those Regulations may, for the purposes of the application, be performed by an international protection officer;

(ii) the functions conferred on the Refugee Appeals Tribunal, the chairperson of and a member of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal by those Regulations may, for the purposes of the application, be performed, respectively, by the International Protection Appeals Tribunal, the chairperson of and a member of the International Protection Appeals Tribunal;

(iii) in the event that the applicant is given, under Regulation 20 of the Regulations of 2013, a subsidiary protection declaration, the declaration shall be deemed to be a subsidiary protection declaration given to the person under the Act of 2015 and the provisions of the Act of 2015 shall apply accordingly.