Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020

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Short title, commencement and operation

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020.

(2) (a) Part 3 shall come into operation on such day as the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government may by order appoint.

(b) Part 5 shall come into operation on the 30th day of March 2020.

(c) The amendments effected by Part 8 shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 13th day of March 2020.

(d) The amendments effected by Part 9 shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 13th day of March 2020.

(3) The amendments to and other modifications of the Mental Health Act 2001 effected by Part 5

(a) subject to paragraph (b), continue in operation until the 9th day of November 2020, and

(b) may be continued in operation by a resolution passed by each House of the Oireachtas before the date referred to in paragraph (a) until such date as may be specified in the resolutions.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (2)(a) exercised (29.03.2020) by Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 100 of 2020).

2. The day on which this Order is made is appointed to be the day on which Part 3 of the  Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (No. 2 of 2020) shall come into operation.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, 29 March, 2020.