Updated to 17 October 2020 (Act No. 15 of 2020 and S.I. No. 444 of 2020)

Defamation Act 2009
No. 31 of 2009

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 January 2010 Defamation Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 517 of 2009), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Press Council recognised for the purposes of Defamation Act 2009 (Press Council) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 163 of 2010), art. 2
S. 17(2) amended Houses of the Oireachtas (Enquiries, Privileges and Procedures) Act 2013 (No. 33 of 2013), ss. 1(2), 132
S. 17(2)(w) amended Parole Act 2019 (28/2019), ss. 1(2), 38(a)(i)
S. 17(2)(x) inserted Parole Act 2019 (28/2019), ss. 1(2), 38(a)(ii)
S. 17(2)(y) inserted Parole Act 2019 (28/2019), ss. 1(2), 38(a)(ii)
S. 17(4) inserted Parole Act 2019 (28/2019), ss. 1(2), 38(b)
S. 36 repealed Blasphemy (Abolition of Offences and Related Matters) Act 2019 (43/2019), ss. 4, 5(2)
S. 37 repealed Blasphemy (Abolition of Offences and Related Matters) Act 2019 (43/2019), ss. 4, 5(2)
Sch. 1, pt. 1, para. 13A inserted Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (No. 14 of 2014) ss. 1(2), 14(2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 44 Defamation Act 2009 (Press Council) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 163 of 2010)