S.I. No. 232/1972 - Aliens (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 1972.

S.I. No. 232 of 1972.


I, DESMOND O'MALLEY, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 5 of the Aliens Act, 1935 (No. 14 of 1935), hereby order as follows:

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Aliens (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 1972.

(2) The collective citation, the Aliens Orders, 1946 to 1972, shall include this Order.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to this Order.

3. Article 5 of the Aliens Order, 1946 ( S. R. & O. No. 395 of 1946 ), is hereby amended by the insertion after paragraph (2B) (inserted by the Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1962 ( S.I. No. 112 of 1962 )) of the following paragraph:

"(2C) Notwithstanding anything contained in paragraph (2B) of this Article, an immigration officer may refuse leave to land, on any of the grounds specified in subparagraphs (i) and (j) of paragraph (3) of this Article (inserted by the Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1972 ( S.I. No. 182 of 1972 )) to an alien to whom the said paragraph (2B) applies and who is coming from any place outside the State other than Great Britain or Northern Ireland".

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 22nd day of September, 1972.


Minister for Justice.


This Order empowers immigration officers to refuse leave to land to citizens of certain countries named in the Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1962, on certain grounds specified in the Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1972. It is a re-enactment of provisions in the Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1966, which was revoked by the 1972 Order.