Central Bank Act 1942

F660[Regulations for purposes of this Act.


61A.(1) The Minister may, after consulting the Bank, make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, for or with respect to any matter that by this Act is required or permitted to be prescribed (other than a matter required or permitted to be prescribed by the Government or the Bank), or that is necessary or expedient to be prescribed, for carrying out or giving effect to this Act (Part VIIA excepted).

(2) A provision of a regulation under this Act may

(a) apply generally or be limited in its application by reference to specified exceptions or factors, or

(b) apply differently according to different factors of a specified kind, or

(c) authorise any matter or thing to be from time to time determined, applied or regulated by a specified person or body,

or may do any combination of those things.]




Part VIIIA (ss. 61A-61D) inserted (1.05.2003) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 29, S.I. No. 160 of 2003, subject to transitional provisions in s. 36 and sch. 3.

Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (17.07.2013) by Central Bank Act 1942 (Service of Notices and Other Documents) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 300 of 2013).


Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.04.2005) by Central Bank Act 1942 (Financial Services Ombudsman) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 191 of 2005); revoked 91.01.2018) by Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 (22/2017), s. 5(2) and sch. 1 part 2 item 5, S.I. No. 524 of 2017.