Health (Amendment) Act 2020


Short title, commencement and cessation of operation of Act

6. (1) This Act may be cited as the Health (Amendment) Act 2020.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on the day immediately following its passing.

F1[(3) This Act continues in operation for the period ending on the later of—

(a) the 31st day of March 2022, or

(b) the date that is specified in a resolution passed by each House of the Oireachtas under subsection (4).

(4) Each House of the Oireachtas may, before the 31st day of March 2022, pass a resolution to continue this Act in operation for such period, not exceeding 3 months, that ends on a date specified in the resolution.]




Substituted (10.02.2022) by Health and Criminal Justice (Covid-19) (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2021 (46/2021), s. 3, commenced as per s. 5(2).

Modifications (not altering text):


Application of Act extended from 10 November 2021 to 9 February 2022 by Resolution of Dáil Éireann: Debates Volume 1013 No. 3, 3 November 2021 - Health (Amendment) Act 2020: Motion, and by Resolution of Seanad Éireann: Debates Volume 279 No. 11, 3 November 2021 - Health (Amendment) Act 2020: Motion.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: subs. (3) substituted and subs. (4) inserted (10.06.2021) by Health and Criminal Justice (Covid-19) (Amendment) Act 2021 (12/2021), s. 4, commenced as per s. 5(2); substituted as per F-note above.