Updated to 9 July 2024 (Act No. 22 of 2024 and S.I. No. of 351 of 2024)

All effects below are reflected in the most recent Revised Act.

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-5 21 December 1960 Commenced on enactment
S. 6 1 October 1960 S. 6(6)
Ss. 7-8 21 December 1960 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collectively cited Defence Acts s. 8(2)
Application of collectively cited Defence Acts extended to women 28/1979, ss. 2, 8(4)
Enlisted members under 18 years excluded from application of Children Act 2001 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 271
S. 2 am. 20/2006, s. 2(1)
S. 2, constr. of ref. 18/1993, s.3 (1)
S. 2(1) amended 33/2021, ss. 14(a)(i), (ii), 18(2)
  20/2006, s. 8(a)
S. 2(2) amended 33/2021, ss. 14(b), 18(2)
S. 2(3) amended 33/2021, ss. 14(c), 18(2)
S. 2(3) subsec. ins. 20/2006, s. 8(b)
S. 2(4) inserted 33/2021, ss. 14(d), 18(2)
S. 3 repealed 20/2006, s. 12 and sch.
S.3 rstrct. 18/1993, s.2 (3) (a)
S. 4 (other than subsec. (7)) construction of references 18/1993, s.3 (1)
S. 4 am. 20/2006, s. 2(1)
S. 4(1) amended 33/2021, ss. 15(a), 18(2)
S.4 (1) exempt. 16/1996, ss. 6 (5) (a), 29 (2)
S. 4(4)(a) am. 20/2006, s. 9(a)(i)
S. 4(4)(a) am. 20/2006, s. 9(a)(ii)
S. 4(4)(b) am. 20/2006, s. 9(b)
S. 4(5) amended 33/2021, ss. 15(b), 18(2)
  20/2006, s. 9(c)
S. 4(7) repealed 20/2006, s. 12 and sch.
S.5 construction of references 18/1993, s.3 (1)
S.5, rep. with savings. 27/1965, ss. 8, 9, sch. 2, pt. 4
S. 6 am. 20/2006, s. 2(1)
S.6 rep. 3/2004, ss. 1 (2), 4, 5, sch. 2
S.6 constr. of ref. 18/1993, s.3 (1)
S. 6 (1) am. 20/2006, s. 10
S.6 (1) (b) (c) am. 28/1979, ss. 7, 8 (4)
S.6 (3) (c) am. 36/1996, ss. 6 (1), 7 (3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 6 Defence Forces (Registration of Certain Births and Deaths Occurring Outside The State) Regulations, 1962 (S.I. No. 188 of 1962)