Updated to 19 February 2021 (Act No. 32 of 2020 and S.I. No. 75 of 2021)

Broadcasting Act 2009
No. 18 of 2009

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 12 July 2009 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Transfer of certain functions, Minister construed Broadcasting (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 372 of 2020), arts. 1(2), 3, schedule
Transfer of certain functions, Minister for Finance construed Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3, schedule 1
  Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011 (10/2011), ss. 7, 9, 11, 15, 20 and sch. 2 part 1
Application of collectively cited Telegraphy Acts restricted European Union (Radio Equipment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 248 of 2017), reg. 46(2)
Pt. 2 (ss. 5-38) establishment day appointed Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Establishment Day) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 389 of 2009), art. 2
S. 26 Authority designated as competent authority European Union (Cooperation Between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 14 of 2020), reg. 4 and sch. ref. 17 
  European Union (Cooperation Between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 691 of 2019), reg. 4 and sch. ref. 17
S. 26(5) additional functions Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 26(5)) (Conferral of Additional Functions - Broadcasting Services) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 67 of 2011), art. 3
S. 33 levy imposed Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 33) Levy Order 2010 (S.I. No. 7 of 2010), arts. 1(2), 3, 5, schedule
S. 35 transfer of certain functions under Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 10 of 2011), ss. 1(2), 6, 9, 20, schedule 2, pt. 1
S. 49 establishment day appointed Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Establishment Day) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 389 of 2009), art. 2
S. 74 saver European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Access) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 334 of 2011), reg. 7(10)
S. 107 transfer of certain functions under Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 10 of 2011), ss. 1(2), 6, 9, 20, schedule 2, pt. 1
S. 118(9) substituted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 68
S. 123 money paid under is qualifying income Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 33) Levy Order 2010 (S.I. No. 7 of 2010), arts. 1(2), schedule 2, para. 3
S. 123(1) substituted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 69(a)
S. 123(1A) inserted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 69(b)
S. 123(2A) inserted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 69(c)
S. 124(5) amended Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 70
S. 127(6) Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism construed Tourism and Sport (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) (No. 2) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 217 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3(1)
S. 128(1), (5) Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism construed Tourism and Sport (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) (No. 2) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 217 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3(1)
S. 130(1)(a)(iii) additional functions conferred on Authority Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 26(5)) (Conferral of Additional Functions - Broadcasting Services) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 67 of 2011), art. 3(a)(i)(I)
S. 130(1)(a)(iv) television service designated for the purposes of Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 130(1)(a)(iv) Designation) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 542 of 2014), art. 2
S. 130(1)(b)(i)(I) date specified for purposes of RTÉ (National Television Multiplex) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 85 of 2010), regs. 1(2), 2
S. 142 non-application of Television Licence (Exemption of Classes of Television Set) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 319 of 2009), art. 3
S. 145(15) inserted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 71
S. 145(16) inserted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 71
S. 154(1)(e) substituted Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011), s. 72
S. 157 establishment day appointed Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Establishment Day) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 389 of 2009), art. 2
S. 162(1) events of major importance designated Broadcasting Act 2009 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 465 of 2017), arts. 2, 3 schedule
S. 162(5) Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism construed Tourism and Sport (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) (No. 2) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 217 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3(1)
Pt. 12 (ss. 174-179) establishment day appointed Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Establishment Day) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 389 of 2009), art. 2

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5 Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Establishment Day) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 389 of 2009)
S. 16(1) Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Superannuation) Scheme 2017 (S.I. No. 269 of 2017)
S. 26(5) Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 26(5)) (Conferral of Additional Functions - Broadcasting Services) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 67 of 2011)
S. 33 Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 33) Levy (Amendment) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 521 of 2020)
  Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 33) Levy Order 2010 (S.I. No. 7 of 2010)
S. 130(1)(a)(iv) Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 130(1)(A)(IV) Designation) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 328 of 2016)
  Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 130(1)(a)(iv) Designation) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 542 of 2014)
S. 130(1)(b)(i)(I) RTÉ (National Television Multiplex) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 85 of 2010)
S. 142 (3) Television Licence (Exemption of Classes of Television Set) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 319 of 2009)
S. 144, continued in force Wireless Telegraphy (Uhf Television Programme Retransmission) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 445 of 2009)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Digital Terrestrial Television Licence) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 198 of 2008)
  Television Licences Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 851 of 2007)
  Broadcasting Amendment Act (Digital Terrestrial Television Licence Fees) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 796 of 2007)
  Television Licences (Free Licences) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 496 of 2004)
S. 145(14), continued in force Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983 (Issue of Television Licences) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 497 of 2004)
S. 162(1) Broadcasting Act 2009 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 465 of 2017)
S. 162(7), continued in force Broadcasting (Major Events Television Coverage) Act 1999 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 99 of 2003)