S.I. No. 449/2010 - Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2010.


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 21st September, 2010.

I, DERMOT AHERN, Minister for Justice and Law Reform, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 1(5) of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008 (No. 17 of 2008) (as adapted by the Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2010 ( S.I. No. 216 of 2010 )), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2010.

2. The 1st October 2010 is fixed as the day on which section 14 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008 (No. 17 of 2008) in so far as it relates to inserting section 37C into the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1988 (No. 16 of 1988) shall come into operation.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

12 September 2010.

DERMOT AHERN,

Minister for Justice and Law Reform.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

The Order sets 1st October 2010 as the date when section 14 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008 (as it applies to test purchasing) comes into operation.