Civil Registration Act 2004

Short title and commencement.

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1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Civil Registration Act 2004.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions, including the application of section 4 to different statutory provisions specified in the Second Schedule.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (5.11.2007) by Civil Registration Act 2004 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 736 of 2007).

2. The 5th day of November 2007 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Civil Registration Act 2004 (No. 3 of 2004) come into operation:

( a) section 4 in so far as it relates to the repeal of the enactments specified in the Schedule to this Order;

( b) section 13(1)(e);

( c) Part 6 (as amended by the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007));

( d) the Second Schedule in so far as it relates to the repeal of the enactments mentioned in the Schedule to this Order.

Regulation 2.

SCHEDULE

Session and Chapter or Number and Year

Short title

Extent of repeal

7 & 8 Vict., c. 81

Marriages (Ireland) Act 1844

The whole Act.

9 & 10 Vict., c. 72

Marriages (Ireland) Act 1846

The whole Act.

23 & 24 Vict., c.18

Marriage (Society of Friends) Act 1860

The whole Act.

26 & 27 Vict., c. 90

Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act 1863

The whole Act.

26 & 27 Vict., c. 90

Registration of Marriages (Ireland) Act 1863

The whole Act other than sections 7, 8, 12, 21 and 25.

33 & 34 Vict., c. 49

Matrimonial Causes and Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act 1870

Sections 32 to 40 and 42.

34 & 35 Vict., c. 49

Matrimonial Causes and Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act 1871

Sections 21 to 29.

35 & 36 Vict., c. 10

Marriage (Society of Friends) Act 1872

The whole Act.

36 & 37 Vict., c. 16

Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act 1873

The whole Act.

No. 35 of 1936

Registration of Marriages Act 1936

The whole Act.

No. 47 of 1936

Marriages Act 1936

The whole Act.

No. 30 of 1972

Marriages Act 1972

The whole Act.

No. 26 of 1995

Family Law Act 1995

Section 32;In section 33(1), the words “or section 32(1)(a) or both of those provisions”.

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (5.12.2005) by Civil Registration Act 2004 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 764 of 2005).

2. The 5 th day of December 2005 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Civil Registration Act 2004 (No. 3 of 2004) come into operation:

(a) Section 4, and the Second Schedule, in so far as they apply to the enactments specified in the Schedule to this Order;

(b) Part 1 (other than section 4);

(c) Part 2 (other than paragraphs (c) and (e) of section 13 (1));

(d) Part 3, in so far as it is not already in operation;

(e) Part 5;

(f) Part 8 (other than section 73), in so far as it is not already in operation;

(g) Parts 1, 2 and 5 of the First Schedule.

SCHEDULE

1. Registration of Births and Deaths (Ireland) Act 1863.

2. Section 254 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894.

3. Births and Deaths Registration Act (Ireland) 1880.

4. Section 1(4) and the Schedule to the Legitimacy Act 1931 (No. 13 of 1931).

5. Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1936 (No. 34 of 1936).

6. Section 6 of the Defence (Amendment) (No.2) Act 1960 (No. 44 of 1960).

7. Sections 50 and 51 of the Coroners Act 1962 (No. 9 of 1962).

8. Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1972 (No. 25 of 1972).

9. Section 48 of the Status of Children Act 1987 (No. 26 of 1987).

10. Section 4 of the Garda Síochána Act 1989 (No. 1 of 1989).

11. Stillbirths Registration Act 1994 (No. 1 of 1994).

12. Registration of Births Act 1996 (No. 36 of 1996) (other than subsections (4) and (4A) of section 1).

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (1.10.2004) by Civil Registration Act 2004 (Section 65) (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 588 of 2004).

Commencement

2. Section 65 of the Civil Registration Act 2004 shall come into operation on 1st October 2004.

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (2.03.2004) by Civil Registration Act, 2004 (Section 27) (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 84 of 2004).

Commencement

2. Section 27 of the Civil Registration Act, 2004 shall come into operation on 2nd March 2004.