Updated to 21 May 2024 (Act No. 12 of 2024 and S.I. No. 242 of 2024)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 1 June 1988 National Archives Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 228 of 1988), art. 2
S. 5 24 April 1989 National Archives Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 116 of 1989), art. 2
Ss. 6-26 1 June 1988 National Archives Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 228 of 1988), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Appl. S.I. No. 483 of 2012, rls. 1, 152(4)
  23/2011, s. 47
  23/2004, ss. 3, 41, 43
Applic. rstrct. 8/1994, ss. 1(9), 65(5)
Fees prescribed S.I. No. 503 of 2012
Trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 81 of 1987, art. 4
  S.I. No. 302 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1) & schedule
Trans. of functns. under. (in pt.). S. I. No. 21 of 1993, sch.
S. 1 amended 12/2018, ss. 2, 7(2)
S. 2(2), applic. rstrct. 7/2000, ss. 2, 27(5)
  13/2002, ss. 13, 28(3)
  17/2006, ss. 1(3), 12(6)
  15/2009, ss. 2, 45(6)
S. 2A inserted 12/2018, ss. 3, 7(2)
S. 6(3) am. 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61(1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1
S. 7, applic. rstrct. 27/1993, ss. 225(8), 304
S. 7 form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 6(1)(a), appendix 1
  S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 6(1)(b), appendix 2
S. 8 form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 8(2)(a), appendix 6
S. 8(1) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(a), 7(2)
S. 8(1A) inserted 12/2018, ss. 4(b), 7(2)
S. 8(1B) inserted 12/2018, ss. 4(c), 7(2)
S. 8(1C) inserted 12/2018, ss. 4(d), 7(2)
S. 8(2) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(e), 7(2)
S. 8(2), (4) classes of records prescribed S.I. No. 281 of 1997, arts. 2(a), (b), schs. 1, 2
S. 8(2) form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 7(2), appendix 4
S. 8(3) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(f), 7(2)
S. 8(3) form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 6(1)(d), appendix 1A
  S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 6(1)(d), appendix 2A
S. 8(4) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(g), 7(2)
S. 8(4) appl. 23/2004, ss. 3, 41, 43
S. 8(4) form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 7(1)(b), appendix 5
  S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 7(1)(g), appendix 5A
  S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 8(1)(a), appendix 3
S. 8(5) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(h), 7(2)
S. 8(6) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(i), 7(2)
S. 8(6) form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 9(1), appendix 7
S. 8(7) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(j), 7(2)
S. 8(8) amended 12/2018, ss. 4(k), 7(2)
S. 8(11), records deemed prescribed under. 23/2011, s. 47
  23/2004, ss. 3, 41, 43
S. 10(1)(a) amended 12/2018, ss. 5(a), 7(2)
S. 10(5) amended 12/2018, ss. 5(b), 7(2)
S. 10(5) form prescribed S.I. No. 385 of 1988, reg. 9(1), appendix 7
S. 10(6) deleted 12/2018, ss. 5(c), 7(2)
S. 11 amended 12/2018, ss. 6, 7(2)
S. 13, cesser. of (in pt.). 11/1996, ss. 1(2)(a), 92(5)
  37/2001, ss. 7, 80(5)
S. 13(2) rep. 8/1994, ss. 1(9), 4(1), (3), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 19 (2), (3) trans. of functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
Sch. am. 1/2024, ss. 1(2), 270
  31/2023, ss. 1(2), 45
  S.I. No. 216 of 2023, art. 2
  S.I. No. 359 of 2022, art. 2
  14/2022, ss. 1(2), 71
  19/2007, ss. 1(2), 40(1) and sch. 3, pt. 1
  33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61(1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1
Sch. constr. refs. 42/2015, ss. 1(4), 76(3)
  16/2015, ss. 1(2), 66(2), (3)
  29/2014, ss. 1(5), 8, 39

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 1(2)(d) National Archives Act 1986 (Section 1(2)(d)) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 216 of 2023)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 1(2)(d)) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 359 of 2022)
S. 8(1A) National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) (No. 4) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 663 of 2022)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) (No. 3) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 662 of 2022)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 661 of 2022)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 660 of 2022)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) (No.4) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 722 of 2021)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) (No. 3) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 680 of 2021)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) (No. 2) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 679 of 2021)
  National Archives Act 1986 (Section 8(1A)) (Transfer of Departmental Records) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 678 of 2021)
S. 8(11) National Archives Act, 1986 (Prescription of Classes of Records)(Amendment) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 343 of 2005)
  National Archives Act, 1986 (Prescription of Classes of Records) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 281 of 1997)
S. 19 National Archives Act, 1986 Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 385 of 1988)
  National Archives Act, 1986 (Authentication of Documents) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 227 of 1988)
S. 19(2) National Archives (Fees) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 503 of 2012)
  National Archives (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 226 of 1988)