Updated to 20 November 2020 (Act No. 20 of 2020 and S.I. No. 537 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 10 July 1940 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Constr. of refs. am. 52/1998, ss. 1 (2), 22 (2)
Fees excluded S.I. No. 45 of 1982, arts. 2, 5
Pt. 1 (ss. 1-6) applied 31/1991, ss. 9 (8), 16 (2)
S. 3 substituted 26/1986, ss. 3 (2), 10 (5)
S. 4(1) substituted 26/1986, s.3 (3)
S. 4(1) application restricted 27/1993, ss. 286 (8), 304
  26/2005, ss. 346 (9) (a), 364 (1)
S. 5 form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 53, rl. 7, forms 53.6-7, sch. C
S. 5, constr. am. 27/1993, ss. 286 (6), 304
  26/2005, ss. 346 (7), 364 (1)
S. 5(4) inserted 26/1986, s.3 (4)
S. 5(4) application restricted 27/1993, ss. 286 (8), 304
  26/2005, ss. 346 (9) (b), 364 (1)
S. 6 substituted 21/2009, s. 2(1)
S.6 form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 53, rls. 8, 12, forms 53.8-11, sch. C
S. 6 applied 27/1993, ss. 286 (7), 304
  26/2005, ss. 346 (8), 364 (1)
S. 6 court may release bankrupt or debtor from imprisonment under. 27/1988, ss. 2, 26, 87 (6)
S. 6 application restricted 18/1954, s.107 (2), as amended by s.10 of 8/1987.
S. 6 fee specified S.I. No. 301 of 2009, reg. 4 and sch. 2
S. 6(2)(b) amended 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(a), 27(2)
S. 6(5)(a)(i) substituted 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(b)(i), 27(2)
S. 6(5)(b)(i) amended 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(b)(ii), 27(2)
S. 6(6)(a) substituted 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(c)(i), 27(2)
S. 6(6)(b) amended 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(c)(ii), 27(2)
S. 6(7)(a), (b) amended 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(d)(i), (ii) 27(2)
S. 6(7)(c), (d) deleted 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(d)(iii), 27(2)
S. 6(8) deleted 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(e), 27(2)
S. 6(9) deleted with saver 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(e), (3)(a), 27(2)
S. 6(10) deleted with saver 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(e), (3)(a), 27(2)
S. 6(11) amended 28/2015, ss. 26(1)(f), (3)(b), 27(2)
S. 6A repealed with saver 28/2015, ss. 26(2), (4), 27(2)
S. 6A s. inserted 21/2009, s. 2(1)
S. 6A(1) forms prescribed for certificates S.I. No. 301 of 2009, reg. 3(1) and sch. 1
S. 7(a) repealed 36/1971, s. 24
S. 7 repealed with saver  11/1976, ss. 2, 30
S. 8 application restricted S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 56, rl. 13
S. 8 form prescribed S.I. No. 96 of 1976, rls. 2, 30
S. 8 amended 28/1994, ss. 2, 4 (2) (a)
S. 8 applied S.I. No. 274 of 2011, regs. 1(2), 10(9)(b), as amended by S.I. No. 612 of 2011. reg. 7(a)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 6(10)(a)
  3/1988, ss. 7(7), 15(3), as amended by 28/1994, s. 11
S. 8 refs. to "applicant" construed 16/1974, s.14 (8) (b), as amended by 11/1976, s. 9(8) 
  3/1988, ss. 7(7), 15(3), as amended by 28/1994, s. 11
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 9(10)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 6(11)
  S.I. No. 274 of 2011, regs. 1(2), 10(10)
S. 8 fee specified S.I. No. 301 of 2009, reg. 4 and sch. 2
S. 8 application restricted 18/1954, s.107 (1), as amended by s.10 of 8/1987.
S. 8 substituted 23/2011, s. 63
S. 8(1) "applicant" construed as including reference to relevant district court clerk S.I. No. 594 of 2019, reg. 14(9)
S. 8(1) amended 21/2009, s. 2(2)(a)
S. 8(1) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 57, rls 3-8, forms 57.1-13, sch. C
  S.I. No. 58 of 1975, rls. 2, 9, schedule, forms 7, 8, 9
S. 8(1) references construed 11/1976, ss. 2, 29
  26/1986, ss. 3 (5), 5 (4)
  6/1989, ss. 28, 46 (2)
  26/1995, ss. 1 (2), 22
  33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 30
  24/2010, ss. 1(2), 65, 136
S.8(2) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 57, rl. 8, forms 57.14, 57.15, sch. C
S. 8(2)(d) amended 21/2009, s. 2(2)(b)
S.8(2)(d) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 57, rl. 8, form 57.16, sch. C
S. 8(3) amended 21/2009, s. 2(2)(c)
S. 8(5) amended 21/2009, s. 2(2)(c)
S. 8(7) references construed 11/1976, ss. 2, 29
  26/1986, ss. 3 (5), 5 (4)
  6/1989, ss. 28, 46 (2)
  26/1995, ss. 1 (2), 22
  33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 30
  24/2010, ss. 1(2), 65, 136
S. 8(7) application restricted 3/1988, ss. 7(8), 15(3), as amended by 28/1994, s. 11
  52/1998, ss. 1(2), 9(12)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2002, regs. 2, 6(13)
  S.I. No. 274 of 2011, regs. 1(2), 8, 10(12)
S. 9 substituted 21/2009, s. 2(3)
S. 9 restricted S.I. No. 121 of 2007, reg. 7
S. 9 application restricted S.I. No. 331 of 1972, regs. 2, 7
S. 10 applied S.I. No. 52 of 2002, reg. 6(10)(b)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 6A(3) Enforcement of Court Orders (Legal Aid) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 301 of 2009)
S. 6A(4) Enforcement of Court Orders (Legal Aid) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 363 of 2011)
  Enforcement of Court Orders (Legal Aid) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 137 of 2010)
  Enforcement of Court Orders (Legal Aid) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 301 of 2009)