Updated to 24 November 2017

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 August 1996 Powers of Attorney Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 195 of 1996)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Application extended 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 76(2)
Application restricted 64/2015, ss. 1(2), 81(2)
Constr. of refs. am. S. I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4 (2), sch.
Transfer of functions and references construed S.I. No. 297 of 1997, arts. 1(2), 3, 4(a), schedule
S. 5(2) forms prescribed S.I. No. 196 of 1996, regs. 2 - 8; schs. 1 - 4
S. 5(2)(d)(iii) constr. refs."registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 5(4)(b) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 104(2)(a)
S.5 (7) (a), par. substit. 33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 50 (a)
S. 5(7A) subsec. ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 104(2)(b)
S. 6(3) repealed 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(3) and Schedule 2, Part 5
S. 6(7)(b)(iii)(II) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 104(3)
S. 9(4) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 16(2) am. 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(1), sch. 1
S.20 (3), subsec. substit. 18/1997, s.5 (1) (a) (2)
S.25, s. 18/1997, s.5 (1) (b) (2)
Sch. 1, para. 3(1)(aa) ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 104(4)
Sch. 1, para. 3(1)(h) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 205(a)
Sch. 1, para. 3(1)(i) ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 205(b)
Sch. 2, pt. 1, para. 2A, par. ins. 33/1996, ss. 1 (2), 50 (b)
Sch. 2, pt. 1, para. 2B ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 104(5)
Sch. 2, pt. 2, para. 4 ins. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 104(6)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5(2) Enduring Powers of Attorney (Personal Care Decisions) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 287 of 1996)
  Enduring Powers of Attorney Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 196 of 1996)