Decimal Currency Act, 1969

Calling in of coins issued under the repealed enactments or this Act.

12.—(1) The Minister may by order call in coins issued under the repealed enactments or this Act of any particular date or denomination.

(2) The following provisions shall apply in respect of every order under subsection (1) of this section—

(a) the order shall provide for its coming into operation on a particular date (in this subsection referred to as the operative date) not being earlier than six months after the date of its making,

(b) the order shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order is passed by either such House before the operative date, the order shall be annulled accordingly.

(3) Any order made under section 11 of the Act of 1950 shall have effect as though it had been made under this section and shall be deemed to have been made under this section.