Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021

Transitional provision

19. Where, on receipt of a notice issued under section 11 or 15 of the Principal Act, a public body has not, prior to the commencement of this section, complied with section 11, 13 or 15 of the Principal Act—

(a) the said notice has no effect and the public body concerned shall not be required to comply with the said section 11, 13 or 15, and

(b) notwithstanding section 17 of the Principal Act, the Minister shall not report a failure, refusal or inability, by the public body concerned, to prepare a draft scheme to which the notice refers.