Updated to 5 April 2024 (Act No. 9 of 2024 and S.I. No. 136 of 2024)

Courts Act 1971
No. 36 of 1971

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 15 December 1971  Commenced on enactment
Ss. 2-12 1 March 1972 Commenced as per s. 25(4)
S. 13 15 December 1971  Commenced on enactment
S. 14 1 March 1972 Commenced as per s. 25(5)
Ss. 15-25 15 December 1971  Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 13A del. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 23
S.13A, new s. 4/1997, s.20 (a)
S.14, substit. 4/1997, s.20 (b)
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 23
S. 17 substit. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 211
S.18 rep., oo., proceedings ctd. 11/1976, ss. 2, 30
S.19 am. prosp. 11/1981, ss. 14, 33 (3)
S.19 (3) (a) am. 11/1976, ss. 2, 28 (3)
S.23, applic. ext. 28/ 1994, ss. 2, 7 (4) (b)
S. 23(1) substit. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 24

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 16 District Court Districts and Areas (Amendment) and Variation of Days and Hours (Carrickmacross and Monaghan) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 467 of 2021)
  District Court Districts and Areas (Amendment) and Variation of Days (Portlaoise) (No. 2) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 466 of 2021)
  District Court Districts and Areas (Amendment) and Variation of Days ( Portlaoise) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 465 of 2021)
  District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 400 of 2021)