Updated to 13 September 2020 (Act No. 13 of 2020 and S.I. No. 343 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1(1) 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 1(2) 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
S. 1(3) 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 1(4) 1 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 413 of 2003), art. 4
S. 2 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 3 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 4 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 5-9 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
Ss. 10-14 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 15, 16 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 17 17 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 413 of 2003), art. 3
Ss. 18, 19 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 20(1)(a) 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
S. 20(1)(b) 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 20(1)(c) 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 20(2), (3) 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 21 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
Ss. 22-25 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
S. 26(1), (2)(a)-(c) 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 26(2)(d) 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 27 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 28 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 29 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
S. 30 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 31 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 32 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
S. 33 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 34 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 35-45 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
Ss. 46-50 22 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 498 of 2003), art. 2
S. 51 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
S. 52 8 September 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 393 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 53-55 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
Ss. 56-58 1 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 413 of 2003), art. 4
S. 59 in so far as it relates to Litter Pollution Act 1997 (12/1997) 1 October 2003 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 413 of 2003), art. 4
S. 59 in so far as it relates to Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (7/1992) and Waste Management Act 1996 (10/1996) 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2(f)
Ss. 60, 61 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2
Schs. 1-4 12 July 2004 Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 393 of 2004), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Certain references to "sanitary authority" construed as references to "Irish Water" 50/2013, ss. 1(3), 6, 7(4)
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2
Trans. of functns. under. 42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 4, 58, 59 (1) (2) (3), sch. 3
S. 5 references construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None