Decimal Currency Act, 1969


1.—(1) In this Act—

“the Act of 1950” means the Coinage Act, 1950 ;

“the Central Bank” means the Central Bank of Ireland;

“cupro-nickel”, in relation to a coin, means a coin made of a mixture of copper and nickel;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Finance.

(2) References in this Act to coins issued under the repealed enactments shall be construed as references to coins issued under the Coinage Act, 1926 , or that Act as amended by the Emergency Powers (No. 140) Order, 1942, or by sections 58 and 60 of the Central Bank Act, 1942 , or under the Act of 1950.