Status of Children Act 1987

Short title and commencement.


1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Status of Children Act, 1987.

(2) (a) This Part (other than sections 3 and 4) shall come into operation on the passing of this Act and the said sections 3 and 4 shall come into operation one month after such passing.

(b) Parts II to IX shall come into operation six months after the passing of this Act or on such earlier day or days (not being earlier than one month after such passing) as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister for Justice, either generally or with reference to any particular Part or Parts.