S.I. No. 113/2021 - Health (Amendment) Act 2021 (Commencement) Order 2021

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 19th March, 2021.

I, STEPHEN DONNELLY, Minister for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 9 (2) of the Health (Amendment) Act 2021 (No. 1 of 2021), hereby order as follows:

1. This order may be cited as the Health (Amendment) Act 2021 (Commencement) Order 2021.

2. The 15th day of March 2021 is appointed as the day on which sections 1, 2, 7, in so far as that section inserts sections 38F, 38H and 38I into the Act of 1947, and 9 of the Health (Amendment) Act 2021 (No. 1 of 2021) shall come into operation.


GIVEN under my Official Seal,

15 March, 2021.


Minister for Health.


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

This Order appoints 15 March 2021 as the date on which those provisions of section 7 numbered sections 38F, 38H and 38I of the Health (Amendment) Act 2021 come into operation. Those provisions concern the designation of facilities for quarantine (section 38F), service agreements for conveying and returning persons to designated facilities (section 38H) and service agreements for accommodation and maintenance for purposes of quarantine (section 38I).