S.I. No. 396/2002 - Finance Act 2001 (Section 47) (Commencement) Order 2002

I, Charlie McCreevy, Minister for Finance, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 47 of the Finance Act 2001 (No. 7 of 2001), hereby order as follows:

1.         This Order may be cited as the Finance Act 2001 (Section 47 (Commencement) Order 2002.

2.          Section 47 of the Finance Act 2001 (No. 7 of 2001) is deemed to have come into operation on 6 April 2001.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,


2nd July 2002

 Charlie McCreevy

 Minister for Finance

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order appoints 6th April, 2001 as the date for the coming into operation of section 47 of the Finance Act, 2001 . That section provides for an extension from 6 April 2001 until 31 December 2002 of the 25 per cent scheme of stock relief for farmers.