Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 11 January 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 26 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 2 insofar as it relates to the repeal referred to in s. 6(1) insofar as it relates to the repeal of Refugee Act 1996 (17/1996), s. 7A 11 January 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 26 of 2016), art. 2(b)
S. 2 insofar as it is not already in operation 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(a)
S. 3 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(b)
Ss. 4-5 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(1) insofar as it relates to the repeal of s. 7A of the Refugee Act 1996 (No. 17 of 1996) 11 January 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 26 of 2016), art. 2(c)
S. 6(1) other than insofar as it relates to the repeal of s. 7A of the Refugee Act 1996 (No. 17 of 1996) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(2)(a) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(2)(b) Not yet commenced. Requires commenced order under s. 1(2).
S. 6(2)(c)-(e) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(2)(f) Not yet commenced. Requires commenced order under s. 1(2).
S. 6(2)(g)-(i) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(2)(j) 16 April 2018 International Protection Act 2015 (Section 6(2)(j)) (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 119 of 2018), art. 2
S. 6(2)(k) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(2)(l), (m) Not yet commenced. Requires commenced order under s. 1(2).
S. 6(2)(n), (o) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 6(2)(p) Not yet commenced. Requires commenced order under s. 1(2).
S. 6(2)(q) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 7-14 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 15(1)-(4) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 15(5) insofar as it relates to a prescribing form 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(c)
S. 15(6) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 16-17(1) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 17(2) insofar as it relates to prescribing information 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(d)
S. 17(3)-(6) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 18-19 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 20(1) insofar as it relates to prescribing places of detention 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(e)
S. 20(2)-(20) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 21-47 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 48(1)-(6) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 48(7) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(f)
S. 48(8) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(g)
S. 49(1)-(9) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 49(10) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(h)
S. 49(11) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 50 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S.51(1)-(4) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 51(5) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(i)
Ss. 52-55(1)-(2) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 55(3) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(j)
S. 55(4) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(k)
Ss. 56-61(1) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 61(2) 22 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 3(l)
S. 61(3)-(6) 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
Ss. 62-77 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 78 10 March 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 133 of 2016)
S. 79 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4
S. 80 10 March 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 133 of 2016)
S. 81 10 March 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 133 of 2016)
Sch. 31 December 2016 International Protection Act (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 663 of 2016), art. 4

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied with modifications European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 12(2)
  European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 15
References to functions of the international protection officer construed European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 18(2)
S. 6 application restricted European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No 409 of 2017), reg. 5
S. 16(3) applied with modifications European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 8(2)
S. 16(4) applied with modifications European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 8(2)
S. 16(5) applied with modifications European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 8(2)
S. 17(1A) inserted European Communities (Reception Conditions) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 230 of 2018), regs. 1(2), 29(a)
S. 19 applied with modifications European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 8(2)
S. 20(14)(aa), (ab), (ac) inserted European Communities (Reception Conditions) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 230 of 2018), regs. 1(2), 29(b)
S. 21(3) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), reg. 5(1)(b), (2), sch. 2
S. 21(6) notification period prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), regs. 3(a), 4
S. 22 application restricted European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 12(2)
  European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 13(2)
  European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 14(2)
S. 22(5) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), reg. 5(1)(c) , (2), sch. 3
S. 22(8) notification period prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), regs. 3(b), 4
Established on 31 December 2016 International Protection Act 2015 (Establishment Day) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 661 of 2016), art. 2
S. 15(5) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Application for International Protection Form) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 660 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 2, schedule
S. 17(2)(c) information prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Temporary Residence Certificate)(Prescribed Information) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 662 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 2
S.20(1) places of detention prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Places of detention) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 666 of 2016), reg.2, schedule
S. 39(3)(b), (c) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), reg. 5(1)(a), (2), sch. 1
S. 41(1)(b) application extended with modifications European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 16(5)
S. 41(2)(a) notification period prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), regs. 3(c), 4
S. 42 procedures prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), regs. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
S. 43(a) notification period prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017. (S.I. No. 116 of 2017), regs. 3(d), 4
S. 48(7) forms prescribed International Protection Act (Voluntary Return) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 665 of 2016), reg. 3 and schedules 1, 2
S. 48(8) form prescribed International Protection Act (Voluntary Return) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 665 of 2016), reg. 4 and schedule 3
S. 51(5) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Deportation) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 668 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 2, schedule
S. 55(3)(a) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 3, schedule 1
S. 55(3)(b) information prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 4, schedule 2
S. 55(3)(c) fee prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 5
S. 55(4) form prescribed International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 6, schedule 3
Pt. 10 (ss. 61-67) references to functions of the Tribunal, chairperson, deputy chairperson, registrar or a member of the Tribunal construed European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 19(2)
S. 70(7)(ii) amended European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 409 of 2017), regs. 1(2), 9
S. 72(1) countries designated as safe country of origin International Protection Act 2015 (Safe Countries of Origin) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 121 of 2018), arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
S. 75(3) references to functions of the chief international protection officer construed European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), reg. 17(2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 116 of 2017)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Deportation) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 668 of 2016)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Places of detention) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 666 of 2016)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Voluntary Return) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 665 of 2016)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Permission to remain)Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 664 of 2016)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Temporary Residence Certificate)(Prescribed Information) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 662 of 2016)
  International Protection Act 2015 (Application for International Protection Form) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 660 of 2016)
S. 15(5) International Protection Act 2015 (Application for International Protection Form) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 660 of 2016)
S. 17(2)(c) International Protection Act 2015 (Temporary Residence Certificate)(Prescribed Information) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 662 of 2016)
S. 20(1) International Protection Act 2015 (Places of detention) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 666 of 2016)
S. 41(4) International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 116 of 2017)
S. 48(7) International Protection Act 2015 (Voluntary Return) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 665 of 2016)
S. 48(8) International Protection Act 2015 (Voluntary Return) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 665 of 2016)
S. 49(10) International Protection Act 2015 (Permission to remain)Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 664 of 2016)
S. 51(5) International Protection Act 2015 (Deportation) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 668 of 2016)
S. 55(3) International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016)
S. 55(4) International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016)
S. 61(2) International Protection Act 2015 (Establishment Day) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 661 of 2016)
S. 72(1) International Protection Act 2015 (Safe Countries of Origin) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 121 of 2018)
S. 77 International Protection Act 2015 (Procedures and Periods for Appeals) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 116 of 2017)