Immigration Act, 1999


1.—(1) In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

“the Act of 1935” means the Aliens Act, 1935 ;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform;

“non-national” means an alien within the meaning of the Act of 1935 other than an alien to whom, by virtue of an order under section 10 of that Act, none of the provisions of that Act applies;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister.

(2) In this Act—

(a) a reference to any enactment shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended or extended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act,

(b) a reference to a section is a reference to a section of this Act unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended,

(c) a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended.