Updated to 5 February 2019 (Act No. 1 of 2019 and S.I. No. 31 of 2019)

Disability Act 2005
No. 14 of 2005

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-6 29 July 2005 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 474 of 2005), art. 3(1)(a)
Ss. 7-23 (in relation to persons under 5 years of age) 1 June 2007 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 234 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 7-23 (other than in relation to persons under 5 years of age) Not yet commenced, requires commencement order under s. 1(2)
S. 24 29 July 2005 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 474 of 2005), art. 3(1)(b)
S. 25 31 December 2005 S. 25(7)
S. 26 31 December 2005 S. 26(3)
S. 27 31 December 2005 S. 27(4)
S. 28 31 December 2005 S. 28(4)
S. 29 31 December 2007 S. 29(4)
Ss. 30-37 29 July 2005 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 474 of 2005), art. 3(1)(b)
Ss. 38-51 31 December 2005 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 474 of 2005), art. 3(2)(a)-(c)
S. 52 1 January 2007 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 474 of 2005), art. 3(3)
Ss. 53-58 29 July 2005 Disability Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 474 of 2005), art. 3(1)(c)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Regard to be had to transport sectoral plan under Act 15/2008, ss. 4, 12(5)(e), 64(2)(d)
Saver S.I. No. 551 of 2006, regs. 2, 22(6)
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S.I. No. 139 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(1) & sch.
S. 2(1) definition of "public body" paragraph (e) am. 44/2009, ss. 14(1), 15(3), sch., pt. 1
S. 8 applied S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 13
S. 9(1)(a) application procedure prescribed S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 4 - 8
S. 9(1)(b) application procedure prescribed S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 4- 8
S. 9(2)(a) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 170, schedule, pt. 5, item 23
S. 9(7) procedure prescribed under S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 8
S. 9(8) review date prescribed S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 12
S. 10 am. 23/2007, ss. 3, 105 and sch. 2, pt. 6
S. 10 Health Information and Quality Authority body standing prescribed 23/2007, ss. 3, 8(1)(m)(ii)
S. 11(1) applied S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 17
S. 11(2) applied S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 17
S. 11(9) amended service statement procedure prescribed S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 21
S. 12 information to be included in service statement S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 18(f)
S. 12(3) deleted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(a)
S. 12A processing of certain genetic data prescribed S.I. No. 687 of 2007, regs. 1(2), 3
S. 13(4) deleted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(b)
S. 14 form for complaints prescribed S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 23
S. 14 time limit for complaints prescribed S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 24
S. 18 form for appeal prescribed under S.I. No. 263 of 2007, regs. 2, 25
S. 24 substit. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
S. 30 code of practice prepared and approved S.I. No. 484 of 2011, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 163 of 2006, art. 2 and sch.
S. 35(1)(a) Trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 842 of 2005, arts. 1(2), 4 & schedule
S. 35(1)(b) Trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 842 of 2005, arts. 1(2), 4 & schedule
S. 40 am. 38/2012, ss. 1(3), 25(a)
S. 40(b) am. 38/2012, ss. 1(3), 25(b)
S. 40(d) am. 38/2012, ss. 1(3), 25(c)
S. 41 amended 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(c)
S. 41 data controller of genetic information not specified for purposes of s. 16(1) of the Data Protection Act 1988 S. I. No. 657 of 2007, reg. 4(g). See also reg. 4(h) in relation to data processor
S. 42(1)(b) amended 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(d)(i)
S. 42(2)(a) amended 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(d)(ii)
S. 42(4) substituted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(d)(iii)
S. 42(5), (6) inserted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(d)(iv)
S. 43 deleted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(e)
S. 43(2) references construed 7/2018, ss. 9, 14(4), 14(2)
S. 43(2)(c) am. 23/2010, ss. 2, 15(8), sch. 2, pt. 8, item 1
S. 44(2) references construed 7/2018, ss. 9, 14(2), (4)
S. 44(2) am. 23/2010, ss. 2, 15(8), sch. 2, pt. 8, item 2
S. 45(1) deleted 7/2018, ss. 1(3), 202(f)
Pt. 5 (ss. 46-51)applied S.I. No. 600 of 2006, art. 2
S. 53 repealed 18/2009, s. 3 and sch. 1
S. 55(4)(c) references construed 7/2018, ss. 9, 14(2), (4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 21 Disability (Assessment of Needs, Service Statements and Redress) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 263 of 2007)
S. 30(4) Disability Act 2005 (Code of Practice) (Declaration) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 484 of 2011)
  Disability Act 2005 (Code of Practice) (Declaration) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 163 of 2006)