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

Prisons Act 1933
No. 51 of 1933

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 15 December 1933 Commenced on enactment 

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 1(2) repealed 10/2007, ss. 1(2), 42(b)
S. 2(1) amended 57/2015, s. 23(a)
S. 2(1A-1D) inserted 57/2015, s. 23(b)
S. 2(4) inserted 57/2015, s. 23(c)
S. 4 trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S.2(1) Saint Patricks Institution Partial Closing Order 2014 (S.I. No. 85 of 2014)
  Wheatfield Prison Partial Closing Order 2013 (S.I. No. 512 of 2013)
  Saint Patricks Institution Partial Closing Order 2013 (S.I. No. 459 of 2013)
  Curragh (Closure) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 634 of 2006)
  Shanganagh Castle (Place of Detention) (Closure) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 620 of 2002)
  Sligo Prison Closing Order 1956 (S.I. No. 98 of 1956
  Cork Prison Closing Order 1956 (S.I. No. 20 of 1956)
  Waterford Prison Closing Order 1939 (S.I. No. 349 of 1939)
  Galway Prison Closing Order 1939 (S.I. No. 87 of 1939)