Credit Union Act 1997

3A

F5 [ Extension of interim period.

3A. The Government may, at the request of the Minister made after consultation with the Minister for Health, from time to time, by order extend the interim period, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, for such period as they consider appropriate if they are satisfied that, having regard to—

( a ) the threat to public health presented by Covid-19,

( b ) the highly contagious nature of that disease,

( c ) the need to restrict the movement of persons in order to prevent the spread of the disease among the population and the effect that such restriction may have on travel and meetings, and

( d ) the need to mitigate the economic effects arising from Covid-19,

the making of such order is in the public interest. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F5

Inserted (16.12.2020) by Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (25/2020), s. 4, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:

E11

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.04.2021) by Credit Union Act 1997 (Section 3A) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 197 of 2021). This extends the interim period from 1 May 2021 to 30 June 2021.

E12

The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.