S.I. No. 410/2009 - Cluster Munitions and Anti-personnel Mines Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2009


S.I. No. 410 of 2009

CLUSTER MUNITIONS AND ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES ACT 2008 (COMMENCEMENT) ORDER 2009

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 13th October, 2009.

I, MICHEÁL MARTIN, Minister for Foreign Affairs, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 1(2) of the Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 (No. 20 of 2008), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2009.

2. The 8th day of October 2009 is appointed as the day on which the Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 (No. 20 of 2008) comes into operation.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

8 October 2009.

MICHEÁL MARTIN,

Minister for Foreign Affairs.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order appoints 8th October 2009 as the date on which the Cluster Munitions and Anti-Personnel Mines Act 2008 comes into operation.