Interpretation Act, 1923

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Number 46.


INTERPRETATION ACT, 1923.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Construction of certain general words in Acts.

2.

Meaning of certain official expressions in Acts.

3.

Meaning of certain geographical expressions in Acts.

4.

Meaning of certain judicial expressions in Acts.

5.

Meaning of certain general expressions in Acts.

6.

Meaning of the expression “rules of court”.

7.

Certain general rules for the construction of Acts.

8.

Date of passing and coming into operation of Acts.

9.

Marginal and other notes not part of Act.

10.

Acts to be judicially noticed, and sections to be substantive enactments.

11.

Rules of construction relating to the commencement of Acts.

12.

Construction of provisions as to exercise of powers and duties.

13.

Construction and effect of repeals of Acts.

14.

Construction of statutory rules, etc.

15.

Provisions as to offences under two or more laws.

16.

Acts may be repealed, etc., in the same session.

17.

Citation of Acts.

18.

Application of the Interpretation Act 1889.

19.

Short Title.


Acts Referred to

Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) Act, 1922

No. 1 of 1922

Comptroller and Auditor-General Act, 1923

No. 1 of 1923

Adaptation of Enactments Act, 1922

No. 2 of 1922

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Number 46.


INTERPRETATION ACT, 1923.


AN ACT TO PRESCRIBE RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ACTS OF THE OIREACHTAS, AND TO DEFINE THE MEANING OF CERTAIN WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS COMMONLY USED IN SUCH ACTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING TO THE MEANING, CONSTRUCTION, AND OPERATION OF ACTS OF THE OIREACHTAS AND OF INSTRUMENTS MADE UNDER THE AUTHORITY THEREOF. [28th December, 1923.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—