Family Law Act 1995

Short title and commencement.


1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Family Law Act, 1995.

(2) (a) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as, by order or orders made by the Minister for Equality and Law Reform under this section, may be fixed therefor either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions.

(b) An order under paragraph (a) relating to, or in so far as it relates to, section 32 shall not be made without the consent of the Minister for Health.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.1996) by Order Entitled Family Law Act 1995 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 46 of 1996).

2. The 1st day of August, 1996 is hereby fixed as the day on which the Family Law Act, 1995 (No. 26 of 1995), shall come into operation.