Greyhound Racing Act 2019


Preliminary and general

Short title, collective citation, construction and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Greyhound Racing Act 2019.

(2) The Greyhound Industry Acts 1958 and 1993, sections 8 to 13 of the Act of 1999, sections 14 and 16 and sections 15 and 17 (in so far as they relate to the Board) of the Horse and Greyhound Racing Act 2001 , section 15 of the Horse Racing Ireland Act 2016 and this Act (other than Parts 10 and 11 ) may be cited together as the Greyhound Racing Acts 1958 to 2019 and shall be read together as one.

(3) The Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011 and Part 10 may be cited together as the Welfare of Greyhounds Acts 2011 and 2019.

(4) The Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 and Part 11 may be cited together as the Animal Health and Welfare Acts 2013 and 2019.

(5) This Act (other than Parts 10 and 11) comes into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.