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

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1, 2 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
S. 3 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 2
Ss. 4, 5 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
Ss. 6-12 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 2
S. 13 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
Ss. 14-17 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 2
S. 18 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
Ss. 19, 20 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 2
Ss. 21-36 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
S. 37 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 2
Ss. 38-41 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
S. 42 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of subsection (2) of section 216 of the Mental Treatment Act, 1945 (No. 19 of 1945) 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 3
S. 42 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the enactments mentioned in the Second Schedule to the said Act to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule, with the exception of subsection (2) or section 216 of the Mental Treatment Act, 1945 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 3 
S. 43 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 2
Sch. 1 28 March 1961 Commenced on enactment
Sch. 2 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of subsection (2) of section 216 of the Mental Treatment Act, 1945 (No. 19 of 1945) 1 March 1962 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 264 of 1961), art. 3
Sch. 2 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the enactments mentioned in the Second Schedule to the said Act to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule, with the exception of subsection (2) or section 216 of the Mental Treatment Act, 1945 1 April 1961 Mental Treatment Act, 1961 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 70 of 1961), art. 3 

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed (except for sections 39 and 41) 25/2001, ss. 1 (3), 6, sch.
Rep. prosp. (exc. s.41). 17/1981, ss. 2, 7, sch.
S. 39 repealed 28/2020, ss. 7, 8(2)
Ss. 39, 41 saved. 25/2001, ss. 1 (3), 6, sch.
S.41, temp. power to provide for cesser or am. 8/1980, ss. 3 (1) (4), 5, 6, 12 (2) (b), sch.

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None