Updated to 15 May 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 219 of 2019)

Interpretation Act 2005
No. 23 of 2005

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 January 2006 S. 1(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied S.I. No. 197 of 2019, reg. 2(6)
  S.I. No. 558 of 2018, regs. 1(b), 2(c)
S. 18(a) saver 9/2006, ss. 1(4), 22(2)
S. 18(b) restricted S.I. No. 435 of 2009, arts. 39, 40(3)
S. 19 application restricted S.I. No. 117 of 2017, reg. 2(2)
  S.I. No. 3 of 2017, regs. 1(3), 2(2)
S.19 saver S.I. No. 294 of 2009, reg. 2(2)
S. 21(2) application restricted 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(a), 98(4)
S. 26 applied 19/2007, ss. 1(2), 93(2)
S. 26(2)(c) saver 24/2007, s. 3 and sch. 1, par. 2
S. 26(2)(d) application restricted 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 5(7) sch. 6 para. 2
S. 26(2)(f) application restricted 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 6(2)
S. 26(2)(f) saver 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(2)
S. 27 saver 46/2009, s. 2(2)(c)
  28/2007, s. 2(2)(c)
  4/2006, ss. 4(3), 6(3)
Pt. IV applied 27/2009, ss. 2, 75(a)
Sch., pt. 2 application restricted 8/2019, ss. 2(1)(a), 98(4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 24 District Court (Service) (No 2) Rules 2019 (S.I. No. 145 of 2019)
  District Court (Domestic Violence) Rules 2019 (S.I. No. 79 of 2019)
  District Court (Intoxicating Liquor) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 566 of 2018)
  District Court (Intoxicating Liquor) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 566 of 2018)
  District Court (Bail) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 565 of 2018)
  District Court (Companies Act 2014:Search Warrants) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 480 of 2018)
  District Court (Service) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 471 of 2018)
  District Court (European Small Claims Procedure) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 315 of 2018)
  District Court (Road Traffic Act 2016) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 235 of 2018)
  District Court (Extension of Time) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 167 of 2018)
  District Court (Residential Tenancies) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 69 of 2018)
  District Court (Mediation) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 9 of 2018)
  District Court (European Account Preservation Order) Rules 2017 (S.I. No. 405 of 2017)
  District Court (Order 40A) Rules 2017 (S.I. No. 102 of 2017)
  District Court (Judges’ Robes) Rules 2017 (S.I. No. 77 of 2017)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 567 of 2016)
  District Court (Issue of civil proceedings) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 513 of 2016)
  District Court (Housing) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 506 of 2016)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 252 of 2016)
  District Court (Amendment) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 149 of 2016)
  District Court (Solicitors' Costs) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 123 of 2016)
  District Court (Form 34.47) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 82 of 2016)
  District Court (Fines) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 19 of 2016)
  District Court (Children and Family Relationships Act 2015) Rules 2016 (S.I. No. 17 of 2016)
  District Court (Jurisdiction and Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters) Rules 2015 (S.I. No. 617 of 2015)
  District Court (Companies Act 2014) Rules 2015 (S.I. No. 256 of 2015)
  District Court (Child Care) Rules 2015 (S.I. No. 143 of 2015)
  District Court (Family Law Reporting) Rules 2015 (S.I. No. 141 of 2015)
  District Court (Personal Injuries) Rules 2014 (S.I. No. 599 of 2014)
  District Court (General) Rules 2014 (S.I. No. 598 of 2014)
  District Court (Forms) Rules 2014 (S.I. No. 596 of 2014)
  District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2013) Rules 2014 (S.I. No. 409 of 2014)
  District Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2014 (S.I. No. 17 of 2014)
  District Court (Maintenance and Lugano Convention) Rules 2013 (S.I. No. 311 of 2013)
  District Court (Enforcement of Maintenance Orders) Rules 2013 (S.I. No. 306 of 2013)
  District Court (Recording of Proceedings) Rules 2013 (S.I. No. 99 of 2013)
  District Court (Domestic Violence) Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 286 of 2012)
  District Court (Service) Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 285 of 2012)
  District Court (Fines) Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 39 of 2012)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 653 of 2011)
  District Court (Criminal Procedure Act 2010) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 585 of 2011)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2010) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 536 of 2011)
  District Court (Civil Partnership and Cohabitation) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 414 of 2011)
  District Court (Hague Convention 1996) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 301 of 2011)
  District Court (Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2010) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 154 of 2011)
  District Court (Intoxicating Liquor) Rules 2011 (S.I. No. 1 of 2011)
  District Court (Summonses) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 557 of 2010)
  District Court (Intellectual Property) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 421 of 2010)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009) (No. 2) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 360 of 2010)
  District Court (Enforcement of Maintenance Orders) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 325 of 2010)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 314 of 2010)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 260 of 2010)
  District Court (Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 162 of 2010)
  District Court (Enforcement of Court Orders) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 129 of 2010)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 94 of 2010)
  District Court (Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009) Rules 2010 (S.I. No. 33 of 2010)
  District Court (Combined Court offices) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 581 of 2009)
  District Court (Small Claims) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 519 of 2009)
  District Court (Service in Member States of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Documents in civil or commercial matters) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 367 of 2009)
  District Court (Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 174 of 2009)
  District Court (Consumer Protection Act 2007) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 106 of 2009)
  District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2006) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 105 of 2009)
  District Court (Forms) Rules 2009 (S.I. No. 92 of 2009)
  District Court (European Small Claims) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 583 of 2008)
  District Court (Bench Warrants) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 498 of 2008)
  District Court (Child Care) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 469 of 2008)
  District Court (Search Warrants) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 322 of 2008)
  District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2007) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 41 of 2008)
  District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2006) (No. 2) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 25 of 2008)
  District Court (Insanity) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 727 of 2007)
  District Court (Road Traffic) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 564 of 2007)
  District Court (Summonses) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 418 of 2007)
  District Court (Children) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 408 of 2007)
  District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2006, Part 11) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 314 of 2007)
  District Court (Community Service) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 313 of 2007)
  District Court (Criminal Justice Act 2006) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 203 of 2007)
  District Court (Child Summonses) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 152 of 2007)
  District Court (Mental Health) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 97 of 2007)
  District Court (Small Claims) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 82 of 2007)
  District Court (Bench Warrants) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 73 of 2007)
  District Court (Mental Health Appeals) Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 19 of 2007)
  District Court (Public Order) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 545 of 2006)
  District Court (Probation of Offenders) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 544 of 2006)
  District Court (Case Stated) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 398 of 2006)
  District Court (Equal Status Act 2000) (Amendment) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 397 of 2006)
  District Court (Warrants of Execution) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 396 of 2006)
  District Court (Taxi Regulation) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 314 of 2006)
  District Court (Employment Equality Act 1998) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 263 of 2006)
  District Court (Order 16) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 238 of 2006)
  District Court (Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 209 of 2006)
  District Court (Temporary Closure Orders) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 162 of 2006)
  District Court (Equal Status Act 2000) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 161 of 2006)
  District Court (Order 24) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 149 of 2006)
  District Court (Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997) Rules 2006 (S.I. No. 133 of 2006)