Communications Regulation Act 2002

Laying of orders and regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.


3.—(1) Other than an order under section 4, every order or regulation made under this Act by the Minister or the Minister for the Environment and Local Government shall be laid before each of the Houses of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after it is made.

(2) Either House of the Oireachtas may, by resolution passed within 21 sitting days after the day on which an order or a regulation was laid before it in accordance with subsection (1), annul the order or regulation.

(3) The annulment of an order or regulation under this section takes effect immediately on the passing of the resolution concerned, but does not affect anything that was F14[done under the order or regulation] before the passing of the resolution.




Substituted (8.07.2003) by Digital Hub Development Agency Act 2003 (23/2003), s. 45(b), commenced on enactment.