S.I. No. 322/2009 - Finance Act 2008 (Commencement of Section 76(1)) Order 2009


S.I. No. 322 of 2009

FINANCE ACT 2008 (COMMENCEMENT OF SECTION 76(1)) ORDER 2009

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 14th August, 2009.

I, BRIAN LENIHAN, Minister for Finance, in exercise of the powersconferred on me by section 76(2) of the Finance Act 2008 (No. 3 of 2008) hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Finance Act 2008 (Commencement of Section 76(1)) Order 2009.

2. The 31st day of July 2009 is appointed as the day on which section 76(1) of the Finance Act 2008 (No. 3 of 2008) comes into operation.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

30 July 2009.

BRIAN LENIHAN,

Minister for Finance.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order brings section 76(1) of the Finance Act 2008 (No. 3 of 2008) into operation with effect from 31 July 2009. Section 76(1), together with Schedule 3 of the 2008 Act, provides for the repeal or revocation of provisions relating to excise duties on firearms permits and other firearms-related authorisation.