Updated to 14 September 2017

Children Act 2001
No. 24 of 2001

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act (in so far as is not already in operation) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 1 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
S. 2 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
S. 3 (in part) 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 4 (in part) 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 5 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
S. 6 (in part) 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 7 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 510 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
Ss. 8-9 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
S. 10 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 510 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
Ss. 11-12 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
S. 13 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 510 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
Ss. 14-15 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
S. 16 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
Ss. 17-51 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 52-54 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 55-58 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 59 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 60 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 61 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 62-70 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 71-76 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 78-87 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
S. 88 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 89-92 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 93 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 94 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 95 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 96 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 97 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 98(a)-(b), (d), (f), (g) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 98(c), (e), (g)-(i) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 99-107 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 108-110 (except s. 110(1)(b)(iii)) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 110(1)(b)(iii) (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 111-112 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 113-114 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 115 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 116 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 117 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 118-132 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 133-135 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 136 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 137 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 138 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 139 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 140 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 141-158 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 159 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 ((Section 159)(1)) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 741 of 2003)
Ss. 160-224 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
Ss. 225-244 7 November 2003 Children Act 2001 (Part 11) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 527 of 2003)
Ss. 245-257 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 258 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 259 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 260 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 261 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Ss. 262-263 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 264 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 265 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 266 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 267(1) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 267(2) 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
S. 268 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Ss. 269-271 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Schedule 1 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
Schedule 2 (in part) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
    Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Amended - “Child and Family Agency” substituted for “Health Service Executive” 40/2013, ss. 1(2), 97, sch. 2 pt. 14 item 1
Constr. of refs. 24/2011, s. 13
No fee payable for proceedings under S.I. No. 444 of 2004, arts. 1(2), 7(1)(c)(iii)
Trans. of cert. functns. under 40/2013, ss. 1(2), 6, 82, sch. 1
  42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 4, 58, 59 (1) (2) (3), 74, schs. 3, 5
  S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S.I. No. 480 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(a), sch.
  S.I. No. 668 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3
S. 2(2)(aa) par. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 121(a)
S. 2(2)(c) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 121(b)
S. 2(2)(d) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 121(c)
S. 2(2)(f) par. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 121(d)
S. 3(1) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 4(b)-(d)
  19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 27
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 122(a)-(g)
  42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 1
S. 3(1)(a) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 4(a)(i)
S. 3(1)(b) subs. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 4(a)(ii)
S. 3(1)(c) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 4(a)(iii)
S. 4 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 1
S. 5(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 1
S. 6 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no.1
S. 7 matters prescribed for family welfare conferences S.I. No. 549 of 2004, regs. 2, 5-8
Ss. 7 (1) (3), 8 (1)(b) (c) (3), 9 (1) (e) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, items 2-4
S. 7(1)(b) substit. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 28
S. 8(1) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 29(a)
S. 8(1)(a) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 29(b)
S. 8(1)(b) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 29(c)
S. 8(1)(c) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 29(d)
S. 8(1)(d) ins. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 29(e)
S. 8(1)(d) am. 45/2015, ss. 14, 16(3), sch. 1, pt. 2, item 1
S. 9 applied S.I. No. 549 of 2004, regs. 2 & 5(2)(b)
S. 10 applied S.I. No. 549 of 2004, regs. 2 & 5(2)(c)
S. 10(4) ins. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 30
Ss. 11, 12(e) (f), 13(1) (2) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, items 5-7
S. 13(1)(a) del. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 31
S. 14(3) applied S.I. No. 549 of 2004, regs. 2 & 6(2)
S. 15A inserted 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 8
S. 15B inserted 40/2013, ss. 1(2), 97, sch. 2 pt. 14 item 2
S. 16 part repealed 26/2007, ss. 1 (4), 15
S. 18 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 123
S. 18 applied S.I. No. 368 of 2000, art. 4(3)
S. 19(1) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), s. 124
S. 22 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2),. 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 23(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 125(a)
S. 23(1)(a) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 125(b)
S. 23(1)(c) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 125(c)
S. 23(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 125(b)
S. 23(5) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 125(b)
S. 23(6) subsec. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 125(d)
S. 24(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 25 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 26(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 26(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 28(2)(a) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 28(2)(c) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 3
S. 30(3)(a) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 31(2)(b) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 4
S. 32 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2),. 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 32(3)(a) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 9
S. 38(f) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 39(3)(h) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 4
S. 39(3)(i) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 48 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 126
S. 49 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 127
Pt. 5 am. title to 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 128
S. 52 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 129
S. 52(2) power to take samples under 11/2014, ss. 1(2), 32
S. 53(1) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 130
S. 53(2)-(4) (5)(b) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 10
S. 54 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 5
S. 59 (1)-(4) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 11
S. 59(4) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 131
S. 68(4) substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 21
S. 70 (1) (b) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 12
S. 71(1)(a) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 32
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 6
S. 76A s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 132
S. 76A(1)(c) am. 26/2007, ss. 1(4), 16
S. 76B s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 133
S. 76C s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 134
S. 77(1) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 33(a)
S. 77(1)(a) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 33(b)
  26/2007, ss. 1(4), 17(a)
S. 77(1)(a), (2), (3) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 13
S. 77(1)(b) del. 26/2007, ss. 1(4), 17(b)
S. 79 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 87 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 88 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 135
S. 88(4) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 5(a)
S. 88(4) remand centres designated S.I. No. 136 of 2012, arts. 2, 3
S. 88(8) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 5(b)
S. 88(9) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 88(10A) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 5(d)
S. 88(12) rep. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 3(1)(a), (3), (4), (11)
S. 88(12) references construed 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 3(5), (11)
S. 88(13) rep. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 3(1)(b)
Ss. 88A, 88B ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 6
S. 91(1)(b) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 138(a)(i)
S. 91(1)(c) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 138(a)(ii)
S. 91(1)(d) par. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 138(a)(iii)
S. 91(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 138(b)
S. 93 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 139
S. 95 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 7
S. 96(5) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 136
S. 98(h) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 7
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 8
S. 103(1)(c) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 9
S. 103(1)(e) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 10
S. 106(5) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
Ss. 113(8), 114(11) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, items 13, 14
S. 118(3) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 118(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 124(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 125(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 126(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 126(5) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 136(1) substit. (136(1) and (1A)) 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 140(b)
S. 136(3) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 140(b)
S. 141(2)(b) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 142 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 11
S. 143 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 12
S. 143(2) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 8
S. 145 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 13
S. 147 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 14
S. 149 substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 9
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 141
S. 150 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 15
S. 151(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 16
S. 151(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 17
S. 151(3) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2),158 and sch. 4, am. no. 17
S. 151(4) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 10
S. 152 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 18
S. 153 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2),. 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 19
S. 154 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 20
S. 155 substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 11
S. 155(1) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 142(a)
S. 155(2) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 142(a)
S. 155(3) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 142(a)
S. 155(4) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 142(b)
S. 155(5) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 142(b)
S. 155(6) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 142(c)
S. 156A rep. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 3(1)(c), (6), (7), (9), (10), (11)
S. 156A references construed 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 3(7), (8), (11)
S. 156A s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 143
S. 156B s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 144
S. 157 am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 12
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 145(a) and (b)
S. 158 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 21
S. 159 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 146
S. 159A s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 147
S. 159A(1), (3), (4) am. 11/2013, ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 36
S. 159B s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 148
S. 160 detention school designated S.I. No. 28 of 2016
S.I. No. 94 of 2015, arts. 1(2)-(3), 2-3
S. 161(1) substit. (161(1), (1A), (1B), (1C)) 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 149(a)
S. 161(7) subsec. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 149(b)
S. 163 substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 13
S. 163A ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 14
S. 165(1)(b) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 150(a)
S. 165(1)(c) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 150(b)
S. 167(4)(b) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 15
S. 167(4)(c) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 22
S. 174A ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 15
S. 179 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 23
S. 179(1)(a) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 16
S. 184 substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 17
S. 185 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 151
S. 186 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 152
S. 186A s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 153
S. 187 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 24
S. 188 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 25
S. 189 del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 26
S. 198 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 154
S. 201 substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 18
Ss. 201A-201D ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 19
S. 203(3) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, ams. no. 27
S. 204(9) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, ams. no. 28
S. 205(3), (4) substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 20(1)(a), (b), (2)
S. 206(1) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 21(a)
S. 206(1A), (1B) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 21(b)
S. 207(1) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 22(a)
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 207(1A), (1B) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 22(b)
S. 207(7) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 207(7)(aa) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 22(c)
S. 208(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 208(4) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 209 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 214(2) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 29
S. 215(1) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 23(a)
S. 215(2) substit. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 23(b)
  26/2006, ss. 1(2), 155(a)
S. 215(3) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 155(b)
S. 215(4A)-(4C) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 23(c)
S. 215(5) am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 23(d)
S. 217 am. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 24
S. 218A ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 25
S. 221(1)(dd), (de) ins. 30/2015, ss. 1(3), 26
S. 225 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 225(1) am. 26/2007, ss. 1(4), 18
S. 225(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 30
S. 226 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 226A s. ins. 26/2007, ss. 1(4), 19
S. 226A rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 227 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 227 substit. 26/2007, ss. 1(4), 20
S. 227(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 156(a)
S. 227(1)(a) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 156(b)
S. 227(1)(b) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 156(c)
S. 227(1)(c) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 156(d)
S. 227(1)(d) del. 26/2006, ss. 1(2),. 156(e)
S. 227(1)(e) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 17
S. 228 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 229 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 230 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 230(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 157(a)
S. 230(3) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 157(b)
S. 230(3)(b) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 18
S. 230(3)(e) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 230(7), subsec. ins. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 18
Ss. 231-244 rep. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 47
S. 245(1) constr. refs. "General Register of Medical Practitioners" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(2)
S. 246 offence for the purposes of 37/2013, ss. 10, 30, 31 & Schedule
  24/2012, ss. 2, 12(2) & sch. 1
S. 247 saver 5/2011, s. 7(2)
S. 247(3)(a) am. 5/2011, s. 7(1)(a)
S. 247(3)(b) am. 5/2011, s. 7(1)(b)
S. 249 amended 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 49
S. 249 offence for the purposes of 36/2015, ss. 1(2), 2, sch. 3
  37/2013, ss. 10, 30, 31 & Schedule
  24/2012, ss. 2, 12(2) & sch. 1
S. 254(4)(b) am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 19
S. 255(1) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 257A s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 159
S. 257B s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 160
S. 257C s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 161
S. 257D s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 162
S. 257E s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 163
S. 257F s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 164
S. 257G s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 165
S. 257H s. ins. 26/2006, ss. 1(3), 166
S. 262(1) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 262(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 262(3) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 137
S. 263(1)(a) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 31
S. 263(1)(c) substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 31
S. 265 am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2),. 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 32
S. 267 court fees excluded for proceedings under S.I. No. 24 of 2014, arts. 1(2), 6(1)(d)(iii)
S. 267(2) am. 19/2011, ss. 1(6) & 34
S. 268 am. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 75, sch. 7, pt. 11, item 20
Sch. 1, par. 4 substit. 15/2006, s. 7(6)
Sch. 1 par. 9A ins. 11/2012, ss. 15, 16(2)

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SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 15 Children (Family Welfare Conference) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 549 of 2001)
S. 88 Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centre) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 274 of 2016)
  Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centres) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 95 of 2015)
  Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centres) Order 2012 (S.I. 136 of 2012)
S. 160 Children Act 2001 (Section 160 Designation) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 28 of 2016)
  Children Act 2001 (Section 160 Designation) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 94 of 2015)
S. 163 Finglas Child and Adolescent Centre (Children Detention School) (Section 163(1)) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 46 of 2010)
S. 163A Children Act 2001 (Amalgamation of Children Detention Schools) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 273 of 2016)
S. 239 Children Acts Advisory Board Spouses and Children's Contributory Pension Scheme 2011 (S.I. No. 4 of 2011)
  Children Acts Advisory Board Employee Superannuation Scheme 2011 (S.I. No. 3 of 2011)