Updated to 18 November 2022 (Act No. 37 of 2022 and S.I. No. 590 of 2022)

Insurance Act 1936
No. 45 of 1936

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-7  1 February 1937 Insurance Act, 1936 (Parts I, III and IV) (Commencement) Order 1937 (S.I. No. 17 of 1937), art. 3
Ss. 8-27  1 July 1940 Insurance Act, 1936 (Parts II, V, and VII) (Commencement) Order 1940 (S.I. No. 77 of 1940), art. 3
Ss. 28-47  1 February 1937 Insurance Act, 1936 (Parts I, III and IV) (Commencement) Order 1937 (S.I. No. 17 of 1937), art. 3
Ss. 48-76  1 July 1940 Insurance Act, 1936 (Parts II, V, and VII) (Commencement) Order 1940 (S.I. No. 77 of 1940), art. 3
Ss. 77-90   Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 2
Ss. 91-110 1 July 1940 Insurance Act, 1936 (Parts II, V, and VII) (Commencement) Order 1940 (S.I. No. 77 of 1940), art. 3
Schs. 1-6 14 August 1936 Commenced on enactment 

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Am. 18/1964, s.7
  S. I. No. 65 of 1983, reg. 4 (1)
  30/1978, s.1
  3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 25 (1)
Am. as to form of accounts. S. I. No. 401 of 1977, reg. 4
Application of licence issued under restricted S.I. No. 115 of 1976, regs. 1, 6(2)
Applied S. I. No. 115 of 1976, reg. 5 (3)
  S. I. No. 65 of 1983, regs. 1, 7
Certain undertakings restricted S.I. No. 57 of 1984, reg. 8(3)
Ctnc of regs., etc. under. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 36, sch. 3, par. 11
S. 22 application restricted S.I. No. 57 of 1984, regs. 1, 15(4)
  S.I. No. 115 of 1976, regs. 1, 14(4)
S. 51 fee altered S.I. No. 46 of 1982, regs. 2, 3
S. 64 fee altered S.I. No. 46 of 1982, regs. 2, 3
S. 93 policies, bonds, certificates, etc. deemed to be issued in State S.I. No. 360 of 1994, regs. 1(1), 80
  S.I. No. 359 of 1994, regs. 1(1), 58
S. 94 policies, bonds, certificates, etc. deemed to be issued in State S.I. No. 360 of 1994, regs. 1(1), 80
  S.I. No. 359 of 1994, regs. 1(1), 58
Forms of accounts specified in the Act are substituted insofar as those accounts relate to an insurance undertaking which holds an authorisation as defined in S.I. No. 202 of 1995. S.I. No. 202 of 1995, reg. 4
Penalties incd., ss. 9 (2), 53 (3), 61 (3), 68 (3), 75 (2), 75 (3), 109 (1), 109 (4). 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 3 (4), sch. 2
  42/2000, ss. 1 (4) (a) (5), 11, sch. 1
Saver for regs. & directions made under 12/2003, ss. 1(2), 36 & sch. 3, para. 11(1), (2)
Rstrct. 7/1953, s.4 (1)
S.2 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.3 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
  21/2004, ss. 1 (2), 33, sch. 3, pt. 1, para. 1
  24/2009, s. 27
  23/2010, ss. 2, 15(14), sch. 2, pt. 14, para. 2
S.3, in the def. of "industrial assurance business", from "but the said expression" to the end of the def., 8, 11-17, 20 (3), 64 (2), 103, 109, in subsecs. (1) and (4), from "together with". 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
S.3 rep. (in pt.).
S.4 , s. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.5 am. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
  12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.7 rep. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.8 rep. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
S. 9 repealed 37/2007, ss. 2, 18(1)
S.9 applied S.I. No. 57 of 1984, regs. 1, 4(4)
  S.I. No. 115 of 1976, regs. 1, 4(5)
  S. I. No. 115 of 1976, reg. 4 (5)
  S. I. No. 57 of 1984, reg. 4 (4)
S. 10 repealed 37/2007, ss. 2, 18(1)
Ss. 11-17 rep. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
S.18 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.19 rep. 29/1983, s.12
S.20 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.20 (3) rep. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
S.21 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.21 (5) am. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 7 (2)
S.22, applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 115 of 1976, reg. 14 (4)
  S. I. No. 57 of 1984, reg. 15 (4)
S.22, deposit under. 7/1953, s.4 (1) (b)
S.22 (1) am. 18/1964, s.8
S.22 (3) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.23 am. 18/1964, s.9
S.24 (2) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Ss. 25-27 am. 24/1961, ss. 63 (4), 68 (2)
S.26 (1) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.27 am. 18/1964, s.11
S.27 (1) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Ss. 28-43 rep. 31/1938, s.20
S.45 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.46 am. 33/1963, s.399, sch. 11, par. 3
  12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.47 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.50 (5) am. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 25 (3) (a)
S.50 (5) (6), subsecs. substit. and ins. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.51, fee alt. S. I. No. 46 of 1982, art. 3
  S. I. No. 766 of 2005, regs. 2, 3
S.51 (2) am. 19/1966, s.37, sch., pt. 3
  3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 25 (3) (b)
  21/2004, ss. 1 (2), 33, sch. 3, pt. 1, par. 2
S.51 (2), subsec. substit. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S. 51(5)(e) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss.1 (3), 108(1)
S.54 (c) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.55 (d) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.56 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.57 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.58 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.59 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.62 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.63 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.64, fee alt. S. I. No. 46 of 1982, art. 3
S.64 (2) rep. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
Ss. 65, 75, excl. in pt. 31/1938, s.18
S.72 (1)-(9) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.72 (10), subsec. substit. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.72 (11) del. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.73 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Pt. 6 (ss. 77-90) rep. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.91 (2) (c) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.96 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.96 (2), subsec. substit. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.96 (3) (4) (5) del. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.97 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.98 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.99, s. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Ss. 100, 101 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.103 rep. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
S.104 (b), subsec. substit. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.105 (3) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Ss. 106, 107 rep. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.109 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
S.109, saving for. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 3 (6)
S.109 (1) (4), constr. of cert. refs. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 3 (6)
S.109 (1) (4) rep. (in pt.). 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1
S.110 rep. 42/2000, ss. 1 (4) (a) (5), 13
Sch. 1 rep. 31/1938, s.20
Sch. 2, pars. 3, 4 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Sch. 3, pt. 4 am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 2
Sch. 6 rep. 3/1989, ss. 1 (3), 9, sch. 1

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
Whole Act  Insurance Regulations 1940 (S.I. No. 80 of 1940
  Actuary (Qualification) Regulations 1940 (S.I. No. 75 of 1940)
S. 62 Industrial Assurance (Contents of Policies) Order 1940 (S.I. No. 76 of 1940)
S. 72 Industrial Assurance (Fees For Determination of Disputes) Regulations 1940 (S.I. No. 81 of 1940)