Passports Act 2008
Periods of validity of passports.
9.— (1) Subject to this Act, the Minister may prescribe periods of validity for passports, and different periods may be prescribed for different types of passports, for different categories of applicants and for the issue of passports in different circumstances.
(2) If no period of validity is prescribed for a passport under subsection (1), the passport shall be valid for such period as the Minister considers appropriate in the circumstances at the time the passport is issued.
Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (1.11.2008) by Passports (Periods of Validity) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 414 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 1(2).