Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011

2.

Definitions.

2.— In this Act—

“Act of 1924” means the Ministers and Secretaries Act 1924;

“Act of 1939” means the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 1939;

“Act of 1945” means the National Stud Act 1945;

“Act of 1963” means the Companies Act 1963;

“Act of 1976” means the Gas Act 1976;

“Act of 1983” means the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983;

“Act of 1988” means the Forestry Act 1988;

“Act of 1993” means the Irish Aviation Authority Act 1993;

“Act of 1996” means the Harbours Act 1996;

“Act of 1997” means the Electoral Act 1997;

“Act of 1998” means the Turf Development Act 1998;

“Act of 2001” means the Electoral (Amendment) Act 2001;

“appointed day” shall be construed in accordance with section 6 ;

“Minister” has the meaning assigned to it by subsection (2) of section 7 ;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

“statute” means—

( a) an Act of the Oireachtas, or

( b) a statute that was in force in Saorstát Éireann immediately before the date of the coming into operation of the Constitution and that continues to be of full force and effect by virtue of Article 50 of the Constitution;

“statutory instrument” has the same meaning as it has in the Interpretation Act 2005.