Updated to 5 February 2019 (Act No. 1 of 2019 and S.I. No. 31 of 2019)

Fire Services Act 1981
No. 30 of 1981

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-23 1 January 1982 Fire Services Act 1981 (Commencement) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 430 of 1981), art. 2(1)
S. 24 1 April 1982 Fire Services Act 1981 (Commencement) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 430 of 1981), art. 2(2)
Ss. 25-38 1 January 1982 Fire Services Act 1981 (Commencement) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 430 of 1981), art. 2(1)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Appl. 31/2005, s. 95(8), (9)
Certain references to "sanitary authority" construed as references to "Irish Water" 50/2013, ss. 1(3), 6, 7(4)
Functns. conferred on local authorities. 37/2001, ss. 7, 63(2)(a)(i), sch. 12, pt. 1
Saver S.I. No. 28 of 2008, regs. 1 , 31 (col. cit.)
  S.I. No. 299 of 2007, regs.1 (2), 12, 13 (col. cit.)
  S.I. No. 504 of 2006, regs.1 (2), 31 (1), 45 (1)(col. cit.)
  S.I. No. 550 of 2004, regs. 2 & 8(4)
  S.I. No. 481 of 2001, reg. 1(2) & sch. 4, pars. 3, 4
Trans. of cert. functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 2(1) am. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 24
S. 5 s. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 25
S. 6(1) am. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 26
S. 9(1)(c) rep. 31/1993, ss. 1(5), 4, sch. 1
S. 10 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S. 10 reserved function conferred 37/2001, ss. 131, 131A, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
S. 10 constr. of refs. am. 37/2001, ss. 7, 88 (2)
S. 12 am. 24/1983, s. 8(1), sch., 4, pt. 1
S. 13 s. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 27
S. 16(2)(e) ins. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 28
S. 16(2)(f) ins. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 28
S. 17(5), rep. with conds. 2/1999, s. 197, sch. 6, col. 3
S. 18 appl. to use of premises as factory within meaning of Safety in Industry Acts 1955 and 1980 S. I. No. 319 of 1989, reg. 2
S. 18(1)(f)(i) rep. 7/1989, ss. 1(2), 55(1)(a)
S. 18(1)(f) am. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 29(a)
S. 18(2) substit. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 29(b)
S. 18(5) - (12) ins. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 29(c)
S. 18A, new s. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 31
S. 19(2)(b) rep. 7/1989, ss. 1(2), 55(1)(b)
S. 19(2)(c), (d), (e) del. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 34
S. 20(4) form Prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 92, rl. 3, forms 92.1, 92.2, sch. C
S. 20A new s. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 30
S. 21 form Prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 92, rl. 4, forms 92.3, 92.4, sch. C
S. 21A new s. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 32
S. 22(7) form Prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 92, rl. 5, forms 15.3, sch. B, 92.5, sch. C
S. 24 appl. 16/1988, ss. 5, 20
S. 24(2) ins. 26/1986, ss. 9, 10(5), sch. 1
S. 26 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S. 26 reserved function conferred 37/2001, ss. 131, 131A, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
S. 35(1) rep. 31/1993, ss. 1(5), 4, sch. 1
S. 35(2) (in pt.) rep. 31/1993, ss. 1(5), 4, sch. 1
S. 38 s. 15/2003, ss. 1(3), 33

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Fire Services Act, 1981 (Prescribed Premises) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 319 of 1989)
S. 16 The Fire Services Council (Establishment) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 175 of 1983)
S. 18 Fire Services Act, 1981 (Prescribed Premises) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 319 of 1989)
S. 27(4) Fire Authorities (Emergency Operations) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 210 of 1987)
S. 37 Fire Safety in Places of Assembly (Ease of Escape) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 249 of 1985)