Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Courts Act 1981
No. 11 of 1981

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 12 May 1981 commenced on enactment
Ss. 2-17 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(3)
S. 18 12 May 1981 commenced on enactment
S. 19(1) 12 May 1981 commenced on enactment
S. 19(2) 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(3)
S. 20 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(3)
S. 21 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(3)
S. 22 12 May 1981 commenced on enactment
S. 23 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(3)
S. 24 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(4)
Ss. 25 - 27 12 May 1982 Courts Act 1981, s. 33(3)
Ss. 28-33 12 May 1981 commenced on enactment
Sch. See s. 32

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Forms and procedures prescribed S.I. No. 510 of 2001, ord. 63 & sch. form 39
S. 17 substit. 20/1991, ss. 14, 23(3)
S. 17(2) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 19(a)
S. 17(2) am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 17
S. 17(2) power to vary monetary amounts. 20/1991, s.16 (1) (a) (2)
S. 17(3) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 19(b)
S. 17(3) am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 17
S. 17(3) power to vary monetary amounts. 20/1991, s.16 (1) (a) (2)
S. 17(3A) ins. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 19(c)
S. 17(6) substit. 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 19(d)
S. 18(1)(a) substit. 18/2014, ss. 1(2), 33(a)
S. 18(1A) ins. 18/2014, ss. 1(2), 33(b)
S. 20 appl. 20/2002, ss. 4, 28 (3)
S. 22 appl. 31/1995, s.50
  5/2000, ss. 1 (2), 32 (5)
  8/2000, ss. 32 (2), 48
  19/2001, s.22 (3)
  45/2001, ss. 2, 18 (3), 19
  29/2003, s.16 (3)
  S. I. No. 131 of 2003, reg. 14 (3)
  10/2005, ss. 1 (2), 30 (3)
  9/2006, ss. 17(3), 22(2)
  16/2006, 41(4), sch. 2, para. 4(3)
  S.I. No. 507 of 2006, reg. 17(3).
  S.I. No. 623 of 2006, reg. 22(3)
  S.I. No. 259 of 2007, 23(3)
  S.I. No. 285 of 2007, sch. 4, para. 4(3)
  S.I. No. 157 of 2008, reg. 42(3)
  S.I. No. 377 of 2009, reg. 10(3).
  10/2010, ss.38(1) & sch. 4, para. 4(3)
  13/2012, s. 25, sch. 2, para. 4(3)
S.22, non applic. of provns. under. 46/2003, ss. 2, 40
S. 24 repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and Schedule 2, Part 5
S.26 rep. 27/1988, ss. 2, 6, sch. 2

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 20 Courts Act 1981 (Interest on Judgment Debts) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 624 of 2016)
  Courts Act 1981 (Interest on Judgment Debts) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 12 of 1989)