Updated to 24 July 2018 (Act No. 21 of 2018 and S.I. No. 295 of 2018)

Children Act 2001
No. 24 of 2001

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
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 except in so far as their commencement is necessary for the purposes of the other provisions which are being brought into operation, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose, by this order 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004), art. 2(a)
S. 3 in so far as their commencement is necessary for the purposes of the other provisions which are being brought into operation, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose, by this order 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(a)
S. 4 except in so far as their commencement is necessary for the purposes of the other provisions which are being brought into operation, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose, by this order 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004), art. 2(a)
S. 4 in so far as their commencement is necessary for the purposes of the other provisions which are being brought into operation, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose, by this order 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art 2(a)
S. 5  See Sch. 2
S. 6 except in so far as their commencement is necessary for the purposes of the other provisions which are being brought into operation, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose, by this order 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004), art. 2(a)
S. 6 in so far as their commencement is necessary for the purposes of the other provisions which are being brought into operation, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose, by this order 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(a)
S. 7(1)(a) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 510 of 2007), art. 2
S. 7(1)(b) 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004, art. 2
S. (7)(2), (3) 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004, art. 2
Ss. 8, 9 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004), art. 2
S. 10(1) 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004), art. 2
S. 10(2) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 510 of 2007), art. 2
S. 10(3) 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004), art. 2
Ss. 11, 12 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
S. 13(1)  23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004), art. 2
S. 13(2) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 510 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 14, 15 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004)
S. 16(23A-23C) 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004), art. 2
S. 16(23D) 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007), art. 2
S. 16(23E-23X) 23 September 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 548 of 2004), art. 2
Ss. 17-51 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
Ss. 52-54 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 55-58 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 59 in so far as it relates to a representative of a health board 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 59 except in so far as it relates to a representative of a health board 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 60 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 61(1)(a) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 61(1)(b) in so far as it relates to a representative of a health board 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 61(1)(b) except in so far as it relates to a representative of a health board 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 61(2)-(7) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
Ss. 62-70 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 71-76 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(b)
S. 77 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 78-87 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004), art. 2(a)
S. 88 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 89-92 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 93 except in so far as it relates to proceedings before the Court against a child or in relation to a child under the provisions of the Children Act 2001 (24/2001), Ss. 95-156 that are being brought into operation by this order 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 93 in so far as it relates to proceedings before the Court against a child or in relation to a child under the provisions of the Children Act 2001 (24/2001), ss. 95-156 that are being brought into operation by this order 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(d)
S. 94 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(c)
S. 95 except in so far as it relates to the definition of a "compensation order", "district" for the purposes of Ss. 133, 136, and "district of residence" for the purposes of Ss. 134, 136 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 95 in so far as it relates to the definition of a "compensation order" 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art 2(e)(i)
S. 95 in so far as it relates to the definition of a “district” for the purposes of Ss. 133, 136 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(e)(ii)
S. 95 in so far as it relates to the definition of a “district of residence” for the purposes of Ss. 134, 136 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(e)(iii)
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)  1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(f)
S. 98(c) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 98(d) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(f)
S. 98(e) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 98(f) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(f)
S. 98(g) except in so far as it relates to an order under section 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 98(g) in so far as it relates to an order under section 133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(g)
S. 98(h),(i) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 99-107 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 108, 109  1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(h)
S. 110(1)(a) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(h)
S. 110(1)(b)(i), (ii) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(h)
S. 110(1)(b)(iii) except in so far as it relates to an order under s. 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2)
S. 110(b)(iii) in so far as it relates to an order under s. 133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(i)
S. 110(2) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(h)
Ss. 111,112 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 113, 114 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art 2(j)
S. 115(a)-(h) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2)
S. 115(i) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(k)
S. 115(j) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 116(1)(a) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 116(1)(b), (c) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(l)
S. 116(2)-(4) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(l) 
S. 117 except in so far as they relate to an order under s. 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 117 in so far as they relate to an order under s. 133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(l)
Ss. 118-132 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 133-135 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(m)
S. 136(1)(a)(i) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(n)
S. 136(1)(a)(ii) in so far as it relates to the words “or another community sanction” 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 136(1)(a)(ii) except in so far as it relates to the words “or another community sanction” 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(n)
S. 136(1)(a)(iii) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(n)
S. 136(1)(b) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(n)
S. 136(2)-(4) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(n)
S. 137 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 138 except in so far as they relate to an order under s. 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 138 in so far as they relate to an order under s.133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(o)
S. 139 except in so far as they relate to an order under s. 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 139 in so far as they relate to an order under s. 133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002)
S. 140 except in so far as they relate to an order under s. 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 140 in so far as they relate to an order under s.133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(o)
Ss. 141-158 23 July 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 524 of 2007)
S. 159(1) except in so far as it refers to the Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 230(3)(a) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 159(1) in so far as it refers to the Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 230(3)(a) 7 November 2003 Children Act 2001 ((Section 159)(1)) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 741 of 2003), art. 3
S. 159(2)-(4) 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 160-224 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 225-244 in so far as it relates to the Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 156, 157 and Sch. 4 paragraph 30  1 December 2006 Children Act 2001 (Amendments to Part 11) (commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 590 of 2006), art. 2
Ss. 225-244 except in so far as it relates to the Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 156, 157 and Sch. 4 paragraph 30  7 November 2003 Children Act 2001 (Part 11) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 527 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 245-257 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(p)
S. 258 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
S. 259 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 260 except in so far as it refers to supervision by a juvenile liaison officer 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 260 in so far as it refers to supervision by a juvenile liaison officer 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
S. 261 except in so far as it relate to an order under s. 133 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 261 in so far as it relates to an order under s. 133 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
Ss. 262-263 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 264 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
S. 265 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 064 of 2007), art. 2
S. 266 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
S. 267(1) 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
S. 267(2) 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004), art. 2(a)
S. 268 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004), art. 2(a)
Ss. 269-271 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art. 2(q)
Sch.1 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 151 of 2002), art 2(r)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Vagrancy (Ireland) Act 1847 (10 & 11 Vict. c. 84), s. 3, the words "or causing or procuring or encouraging any child or children to do so" 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Vagrancy (Ireland) Act 1847, s. 3, the words "or causing or procuring or encouraging any child or children to do so" 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(i)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (24 & 25 Vict. c. 100), s. 27 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Offences Against the Person Act 1861, s. 27 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(i)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Irish Reformatory Schools Act 1868 (31 & 32 Vict. c. 59), s. 25 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Summary Jurisdiction over Children (Ireland) Act 1884 (47 & 48 Vict. c. 19)  1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Prevention of Crime Act 1908 (8 Edw. 7 c. 59), s. 2 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Children Act 1908 (8 Edw. 7. c. 67), insofar as not already repealed  1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Children Act 1908 (8 Edw. 7. c. 67), the unrepealed provisions of Part II, sections 94, 96, 98 to 101, 102(1), 102(2), 111, 113 to 115, 121 and 123 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Children Act 1908 (8 Edw. 7. c. 67), the unrepealed provisions of Part II, sections 94, 96, 98 to 101, 102(1), 102(2), 111, 113 to 115, 121 and 123 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(ii)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Children Act (1908) Amendment Act 1910 (10 Edw. 7. c. 25) 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Children Act (1908) Amendment Act 1910 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(i)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Courts of Justice Act 1924 (10/1924), s. 80 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Courts of Justice Act 1924 (10/1924), s. 80 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(i)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Criminal Law Amendment Act 1935 (6/1935), s. 11 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch. 2 insofar as it repeals Criminal Law Amendment Act 1935 (6/1935), s. 11 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(i)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Children Act 1941 (12/1941), insofar as not already repealed 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Children Act 1941 (12/1941), ss. 24, 26, 27 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Children (Amendment) Act 1949 (6/1949)  1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Criminal Justice Act 1951 (2/1951), s. 24 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Children (Amendment) Act 1957 (28/1957), insofar as not already repealed 1 March 2007 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 64 of 2007)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Children (Amendment) Act 1957 (28/1957), s. 4 29 July 2004 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 468 of 2004)
Sch 2. insofar as it repeals Children (Amendment) Act 1957 (28/1957), s. 4 1 May 2002 Children Act 2001 (Commencement) Order 2002, art. 2(s)(ii)

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) amended 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 34(1)(a)
  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(1A) inserted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 34(1)(b)(i)
S. 26(2) am. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 158 and sch. 4, am. no. 2
S. 26(2A) inserted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 34(1)(b)(ii)
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. 32A inserted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 34(1)(c)
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. 85 amended 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 34(1)(d)
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)

SIs made under the Act

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)