Interpretation Act, 1923

Date of passing and coming into operation of Acts.

8.—(1) The date of the passing of this Act and every other Act of the Oireachtas whether passed before or after this Act shall be the day on which the Representative of the Crown signifies, pursuant to Article 41 of the Constitution, the King's assent to the Bill for such Act.

(2) Immediately after the passing of this Act and immediately after the passing of every Act passed after this Act, the Clerk of the Dáil shall endorse on such Act immediately after the title thereof the date on which such Act was passed, and such endorsement shall be taken to be part of the Act.

(3) Every Act passed after this Act shall come into operation immediately on the passing thereof unless the contrary intention is expressed.