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Age of Majority Act, 1985

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Number 2 of 1985


AGE OF MAJORITY ACT, 1985


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Reduction of age of majority.

3.

Description of person not of full age.

4.

Time at which person attains a particular age.

5.

Amendment of Defence Act, 1954.

6.

Amendment of Guardianship of Infants Act, 1964.

7.

Transitional provisions and savings.

8.

Repeals.

9.

Short title and commencement.

SCHEDULE

Transitional Provisions and Savings


Acts Referred to

Accumulations Act, 1892

1892, c. 58

Adoption Acts, 1952 to 1976

Conveyancing Act, 1881

1881, c. 41

Courts of Justice (District Court) Act, 1949

1949, No. 8

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961

1961, No. 39

Defence Act, 1954

1954, No. 18

Electoral Acts, 1923 to 1983

Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1973

1973, No. 3

Employers and Workmen Act, 1875

1875, c. 90

European Assembly Elections Acts, 1977 and 1984

Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act, 1976

1976, No. 11

Guardianship of Infants Act, 1964

1964, No. 7

Illegitimate Children (Affiliation Orders) Act, 1930

1930, No. 17

Income Tax Acts

Infant Marriage Act, 1860

1860, c. 83

Infant Settlements Act, 1855

1855, c. 43

Interpretation Act, 1937

1937, No. 38

Local Elections Acts, 1963 to 1974

Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1863

1863, c. 27

Marriages Act, 1972

1972, No. 30

Marriages (Ireland) Act, 1844

1844, c. 81

Married Women's Status Act, 1957

1957, No. 5

Matrimonial Causes and Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1870

1870, c. 110

Presidential Elections Acts, 1937 to 1973

Referendum Acts, 1942 to 1984

Seanad Electoral (University Members) Acts, 1937 to 1973

Social Welfare Acts, 1981 to 1984

Statute of Limitations, 1957

1957, No. 6

Succession Act, 1965

1965, No. 27

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Number 2 of 1985


AGE OF MAJORITY ACT, 1985


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO THE AGE OF MAJORITY AND TO THE TIME WHEN A PERSON ATTAINS A PARTICULAR AGE AND TO MAKE OTHER PROVISIONS CONNECTED WITH THE FOREGOING. [12th February, 1985]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: