Updated to 10 November 2021 (Act No. 33 of 2021 and S.I. No. 589 of 2021)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 26 February 1930 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Acceptance of voluntary contributions under. 17/1987, ss. 10, 27(4)
Acquisition of land for provision of facilities for persons having access to monuments under. 17/1987, ss. 6(1), 27(4)
Application restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
  10/2007, ss. 1(2), 28(1)(c)(col. cit.)
Cert. functns. saved. 28/1963, s. 90
  14/1990, s. 33
  30/2000, ss. 260, 269, 270
Def. of "heritage site" am. 14/2005, s. 29(3), (4)
Function of the Historic Monuments Council in relation to. 17/1987, ss. 4(2), 27(4)
Offences constr. under. (col. cit.) 17/1994, s. 4(6), s.5(10)
Offence created of obstructing or interfering with officer etc. acting under. 17/1987, ss. 18(2), 27(4)
Officers, servants and agents of Commissioners acting under to be authorised in writing. 17/1987, ss. 18(1), 27(4)
Power of G.S with regard to offences under. 17/1987, ss. 21, 27(4)
Prosecution of summary offences under by Commissioners. 17/1987, ss. 23(4), 27(4)
Power of ct. to o. forfeiture of cert. equipment in convictions for cert. offences. 17/1994, s. 7(3)
Power of Director under ext. 17/1994, s. 8
Power to appt. designated persons to exercise functns. of Director under. 17/1994, s. 6(1)
Saver 15/1952, s. 5(4)
  19/1999, s. 5(5)
  S.I. No. 456 of 2011, reg. 23 (col. cit.)
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S.I. No. 339 of 2020, arts. 1(2), 3, schedule
  S.I. No. 27 of 1984
  S.I. No. 21 of 1993, sch.
  S.I. No. 61 of 1995, sch.
  S.I. No. 61 of 1996, art. 3 & sch.
  S.I. No. 332 of 1996, art. 3 (1) & sch.
  S.I. No. 356 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4 & schedule, pt. 1
  S.I. No. 690 of 2003, reg. 4 & schedule (col. cit.)
  22/2004, s. 4(1), (2), (3)
  S.I. No. 192 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(1) & sch., pt. 1
  S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
"Environmental Impact Assessment"  to be construed as "environmental impact assessment report" other than in ss. 14B & 14C S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 3
S. 2 am. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
  17/1987, ss. 11, 27 (4)
  17/1994, ss. 14, 24 (4)
  22/2004, s. 2
S. 2A functions transferred S.I. No. 318 of 2015, arts. 1(2), 3(1), schedule
S. 2A new s. 22/2004, s. 3
S. 3(4) functions transferred S.I. No. 318 of 2015, arts. 1(2), 3(1), schedule
Ss. 5, 6, deeds under registrable as burdens affecting registered land. 17/1987, ss. 19, 27 (4)
S. 7(1) am. 37/1954, s. 2
S. 8 exemption for signs where preservation order under S.I. No. 391 of 2008, reg. 9(2)(a)
S. 8 am. 37/1954, s. 3
S. 9 am. 37/1954, s. 4(4)
S. 9(2), deeds under registrable as burdens affecting registered land. 17/1987, ss. 19, 27(4)
S. 11 constr. 37/1954, s. 5
S. 11 rep. 17/1987, ss. 26, 27(4)
S. 12 (3), subsec. added. 17/1987, ss. 12, 27(4)
S. 13 rep. 17/1987, ss. 26, 27(4)
S. 14 am. 37/1954, s. 4(4)
Ss. 14, 14A, 14B, 14C, new ss. ins. 22/2004, s. 5
S. 14B(3)(b)(ii) amended S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(a)
S. 14B(4) S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(a)
S. 14B(5) - (7) substituted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(b)
S. 14B(7)(c), bodies prescribed for the purposes of S.I. No. 229 of 2005, regs. 3 & Sch. A
S. 14B(7), forms prescribed for the purposes of S.I. No. 229 of 2005, regs. 3 & Sch. B
S. 14B(7A) - (7AJ) inserted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(b)
S. 14B(8)(a) amended S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(c)(i)
S. 14B(8)(aa) inserted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(c)(ii)
S. 14B(8)(bb), (bbb) and (bbbb) inserted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(c)(iii)
S. 14B(8)(c)(i), (ii) deleted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(c)(iv)
S. 14B(8)(d) amended S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(c)(v)
S. 14B(9) deleted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(d)
S. 14B(10) substituted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(e)
S. 14B(10)(A)-(B) inserted S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(e)
S. 14B(12) amended S.I. No. 114 of 2013, reg. 3(f)
S. 14(1)(bb), par. ins. 17/1987, ss. 13, 27(4)
S. 14(2), requirement as to consent under before cert. acts are done in relation to historic monuments. 17/1987, ss. 5(10), 27(4)
  22/2004, s.8
S. 14(3A)-(3D), subsecs. ins. 17/1994, ss. 15, 24(4)
S. 14(4), penalties incd. 17/1987, ss. 17(1), (2), 27(4)
S. 14D ins. S.I. No. 249 of 2012, reg. 3
S. 14D(1) amended S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(a)
S. 14D(3A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(b)
S. 14D(6) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(c)
S. 14D(6A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(d)
S. 14D(7) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(e)
S. 14D(11A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(f)
S. 14D(18) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(g)
S. 14D(20) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(h)
S. 14D(20A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(i)
S. 14D(21) amended S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(j)
S. 14D(21A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(k)
S. 14D(22) amended S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(l)
S. 14D(23A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(m)
S. 14D(26) amended S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(n)
S. 14D(33A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(o)
S. 14D(35) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(p)
S. 14D(36) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(q)
S. 14D(45) amended S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(r)
S. 14D(45A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(s)
S. 14D(45B) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(s)
S. 14D(46) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(t)
S. 14D(47) substituted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(u)
S. 14D(48) deleted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(w)
S. 14D(48A) inserted S.I. No. 528 of 2020, reg. 4(v)
S. 14E ins. S.I. No. 352 of 2014, reg. 8
S. 17 mod. 37/1954, s.10
S. 17(4), penalties incd. 17/1987, ss. 17(1), (2), 27(4)
S. 20 rep. 37/1954, s. 11(4)
  17/1987, ss. 26, 27(4)
S. 21 rep. 17/1987, ss. 26, 27(4)
S. 21(2) rep. 37/1954, s. 15(5)
S. 21(3) rep. 37/1954, s. 15(5)
S. 22 am. 37/1954, s. 12
S. 22(1) am. 17/1987, ss. 14, 17(4)
S. 23 am. 37/1954, s.13
S. 23 appl. 17/1994, ss. 4(1)(a), 5(1), 24(4)
S. 23, applic. ext. 17/1994, ss. 5(1), 24(4)
S. 23, s. 17/1994, ss. 19, 24(4)
S. 23(1) (1A), subsecs. ins. 17/1987, ss. 15, 27(4)
S. 23(2), penalties incd. 17/1987, ss. 17(3), 27(4)
S. 23(4) form prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1994, reg. 2
S. 23(7) trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 302 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1) & schedule
S. 23(9), subsec. substit. 22/2004, s. 6
Ss. 24(3), 25(3), penalties incd. 17/1987, ss. 17(3), 27(4)
S. 24 am. 37/1954, s. 14
S. 24, rep. with trans. provn. 11/1997, ss. 1(4), 6(1), (2)
S. 24(2) trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 302 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1) & schedule
S. 24(4) trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 302 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1) & schedule
S. 25, prosecution of cert. proceedings. 11/1997, ss. 1(4), 4(1), 51(1)
S. 25(1) am. 17/1994, ss. 20, 24(4)
S. 25(2), constr. of ref. am. 11/1997, ss. 1(4), 68(1)
S. 25(2), trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 302 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1) & schedule
S. 26, applic. rstrct. 17/1994, ss. 10(5), 24(4)
S. 26 mod. 37/1954, s. 16
S. 26, power to accept voluntary contributions in relation to carrying out of excavations under. 17/1987, ss. 10, 27(4)
S. 26, power to prescribe fees for purposes of. 17/1987, ss. 24, 27(4)
S. 26(2) am. 17/1987, ss. 16, 27(4)
S. 26(2), subsec. substit. 17/1994, ss. 21, 24(4)
S. 26(3), penalty incd. 17/1987, ss. 17(4), 27(4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 14(3B) National Monuments Acts 1930 to 1994 (Approval of Consent) (No. 1) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 203 of 1995)
S. 14B(11) National Monuments Act, 1930 (Section 14B) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 229 of 2005)
S. 17 Killeshin National Monument (Prohibition of Burials) Order 1946 (S.I. No. 17 of 1946)
  Aghowle National Monument Order 1944 (S.I. No. 78 of 1944)
  Hore Abbey National Monument (Prohibition of Burials) Order 1942 (S.I. No. 74 of 1942)
  Claregalway Abbey National Monument (Prohibition of Burials) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 116 of 1938)
  Drumacoo Church National Monument (Prohibition of Burials) Order 1937 (S.I. No. 276 of 1937)
  Sheepstown National Monument Order 1936 (S.I. No. 389 of 1936)
S. 23(7) National Monuments (Prescription of Form) (No. 2) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 340 of 1994)