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

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-15 31 December 1988 S. 21(2)
S. 16 31 December 1988 S. 21(2)
Ss. 17-20 31 December 1988 S. 21(2)
S.  21 3 July 1988 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Application restricted S.I. No. 372 of 1997, reg. 3
S. 1 am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 6, Items 1(a) and (b). Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S. 2(2) repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S. 3 restriction where convicted of an offence under 18/2009, s. 62
S. 3 construction of references under 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 3, trans. of functns. under. 34/1996, ss. 4 (2), 17 (2) (3), sch. 2, pt. 1
  20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (1) (a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 3(1) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 6, Item 2 Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S. 4 restriction where convicted of an offence under 18/2009, s. 62
S. 5 restriction where convicted of an offence under 18/2009, s. 62
S. 6 construction of references under 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 6 transfer of functns. under. 34/1996, ss. 4 (2), 17 (2) (3), sch. 2, pt. 1
  20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (1) (a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 6(1) substit. 18/2009, s. 181(10)(a)
S. 6(2)(b) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 6, Item 3 Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S. 6(4) am. 24/1990, ss. 18, 2
S. 7 am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), and sch. 1, pt. 6, Items 4(a) and (b). Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S. 7 constr. of refs. under. 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 7 trans. of functns. under. 34/1996, ss. 4 (2), 17 (2) (3), sch. 2, pt. 1
  20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (1) (a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.8 am. 18/2009, s. 181(10)(b)
S.9 construction of references under 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.9 transfer of functions under 34/1996, ss. 4 (2), 17 (2) (3), sch. 2, pt. 1
  20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (1) (a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.9(4) substit. 18/2009, s. 181(10)(c)
S.9(5) definition of "television set" substituted 18/2009, s. 152(1)
S.10 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S.10, trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 13 of 1993, sch., pt. 1, art. 5
  S.I. No. 299 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1)(a) & schedule
S.11 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S. 13 am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 6, Item 5 Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S. 13 construction of references under 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 13 transfer of functions under. 34/1996, ss. 4 (2), 17 (2) (3), sch. 2, pt. 1
  20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (1) (a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 14 am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 6, Item 6. Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S.14 construction of references under 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.14 transfer of functions under 34/1996, ss. 4 (2), 17 (2) (3), sch. 2, pt. 1
  20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (1) (a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.17 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S.18 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S.19 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S.20 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S. 20 am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 6, Item 7. Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.
S.20, constr. of refs. 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (4)
S.20, trans. of cert. functns. under. 20/2002, ss. 4, 9 (2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None