S.I. No. 55/1988 - Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1988.

S.I. No. 55 of 1988.


I, GERARD COLLINS, 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) Order, 1988.

(2) The Aliens Orders, 1946 to 1987 and this Order may be cited together as the Aliens Orders, 1946 to 1988, and shall be construed together as one Order.

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

(4) This Order shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1988.

2. The Principal Order is hereby amended by the insertion of the following Article after Article 5 as inserted by the Aliens (Amendment) Order, 1975:

"5A. An alien coming from a place outside the State other than Great Britain or Northern Ireland who is a citizen of Iran shall not enter a port in the State for the purposes of transit unless he is the holder of a valid Irish transit visa".

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 29th day of March, 1988.


Minister for Justice.


This Order requires a citizen of Iran to have a valid Irish transit visa for the purposes of transitting a port in the State with effect form 1st April, 1988.