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S.I. No. 162/1939 - Unlawful Organisation (Suppression) Order, 1939.

No. 162/1939:

UNLAWFUL ORGANISATION (SUPPRESSION) ORDER, 1939.

UNLAWFUL ORGANISATION (SUPPRESSION) ORDER, 1939.

WHEREAS it is enacted by Section 18 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 (No. 13 of 1939), that an organisation which does any of certain things enumerated in that section shall be an unlawful organisation within the meaning and for the purposes of that Act :

AND WHEREAS it is enacted by sub-section (1) of Section 19 of the said Act that, if and whenever the Government are of opinion that any particular organisation is an unlawful organisation, it shall be lawful for the Government by order to declare that such organisation is an unlawful organisation and ought, in the public interest, to be suppressed :

AND WHEREAS the Government are of opinion that the organisation styling itself the Irish Republican Army (also the I.R.A. and Oglaigh na hÉireann) is an unlawful organisation :

NOW, the Government, in exercise of the power conferred on them by sub-section (1) of Section 19 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 (No. 13 of 1939), and of every and any other power them in this behalf enabling do hereby order as follows :—

1. This Order may be cited as the Unlawful Organisation (Suppression) Order, 1939.

2. It is hereby declared that the organisation styling itself the Irish Republican Army (also the I.R.A. and Oglaigh na héireann) is an unlawful organisation and ought, in the public interest, to be suppressed.

Dublin.

This 23rd day of June, 1939.