Updated to 7 May 2024 (Act No. 12 of 2024 and S.I. No. 200 of 2024)

Opticians Act 1956
No. 17 of 1956

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 9 May 1956 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed 33/2014, ss. 1(2), 2
Am. S.I. No. 288 of 1976, reg. 12 (a) (ii)
Substit./words " Optometrist/s" with saver. 22/2003, ss. 4 (a) (b) (c) (d), 13
S. 2 am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008regs.1(2), 6(a)
S.2, defs. ins. 22/2003, ss. 2 (a), 13
S.2, def. "spectacles" substit. 22/2003, ss. 2 (b), 13
S. 8 substit. 28/2014, ss. 8, 10(4)
S. 9 constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 9(1)(b) refs. constr. as "registered pharmacist" 20/2007, ss. 1(2), 75(1)
S.23 (1A), subsec. ins. 22/2003, ss. 3 (a), 13
S.23 (5), subsec. substit. 22/2003, ss. 3 (b), 13
S. 23(6) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(b)
S. 23(7) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(b)
S.24, s. 22/2003, ss. 5, 13
S. 24(1) am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(c)
S. 24A substit. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(d)
S.24A, new s. 22/2003, ss. 6, 13
S.25, s. 22/2003, ss. 7, 13
S. 25(1) am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(c)
S. 26(1) am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008. regs.1(2), 6(c)
S. 26A s. ins. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(e)
S. 27 am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008 regs.1(2), 6(f)
S. 32(6) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2),6(g)
S. 32(7) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(g)
S.33, s. 22/2003, ss. 8, 13
S. 33(1) am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(h)
S. 33A substit. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(i)
S.33A, new s. 22/2003, ss. 9, 13
S.34, s. 22/2003, ss. 10, 13
S. 34(1) am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(h)
S. 35A s. ins. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(j)
S. 35(1) am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(h)
S. 36 am. S.I. No. 166 of 2008, regs.1(2), 6(k)
S. 47 constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S.47 (5) am. 22/2003, ss. 11 (a), 13
S. 48(1)constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S.48 (1), subsec. substit. 22/2003, ss. 12 (a), 13
S.48 (2) am. 22/2003, ss. 11 (b), 13
S. 48(3) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 48(4) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S.48 (4), subsec. ins. 22/2003, ss. 12 (b), 13
S. 49(1) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S.49 (4) am. 22/2003, ss. 11 (c), 13
S. 50(4) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S.50 (8) am. 22/2003, ss. 11 (d), 13
S.51 (2) am. 22/2003, ss. 11 (e), 13
S.52 (2) am. 22/2003, ss. 11 (f), 13
S. 53 constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Opticians Act, 1956 (Establishment Day) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 286 of 1956), art. 2
  Opticians Act, 1956 (Appointed Day) Order 1959 (S.I. No. 172 of 1959), art. 2
S. 23(5) Opticians Registers (Certification) Order, 1959 (S.I. No. 143 of 1959)
S. 32(5) Opticians Registers (Certification) Order, 1959 (S.I. No. 143 of 1959)