Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021

Short title, collective citation, commencement and operation

9. (1) This Act may be cited as the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021.

(2) The Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Acts 1961 to 2019 and section 8 may be cited together as the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Acts 1961 to 2021.

(3) This Act shall come into operation the day following its passing.

(4) This Act, other than section 8 , shall remain in operation for the period beginning on the day following its passing and ending on the 30th day of November 2021 (in this subsection referred to as the “relevant period”) and that period of operation may be extended for such further period or periods, each not exceeding 6 months, as is specified in a resolution passed by each House of the Oireachtas—

(a) in the case of the first period of extension, before the expiry of the relevant period, or

(b) where the relevant period stands extended or further extended by a resolution under this subsection, before the expiry, in accordance with the resolution, of the relevant period as so extended or further extended.

(5) Where, in accordance with subsection (4), subsections (1)(b) and (2) of section 2 cease to be in operation on a particular day, those provisions shall continue in operation in all respects for the purposes of the renewal of a licence or a certificate of registration, as the case may be, referred to in section 2 (1)(b).