Updated to 21 June 2024 (Act No. 14 of 2024 and S.I. No. 281 of 2024)

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

Equal Status Act 2000
No. 8 of 2000

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-46 25 October 2000 Equal Status Act 2000 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 351 of 2000), art. 2
S. 47 14 June 2000 Equal Status Act 2000 (Section 47) (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 168 of 2000), art. 2
S. 48 25 October 2000 Equal Status Act 2000 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 351 of 2000), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Acts included in collectively cited Equal Status Acts 14/2018, s. 13(3)
  43/2015, s. 16(4)
  41/2012, s. 6(2)
  23/2011, s. 1(5)
  14/2008, s. 1
  24/2004, s. 1(3)
  31/2003, s. 1(4)
Act included in definition of relevant enactment 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 2
Codes of practice provided for 25/2014, s. 31(1)(d)
Effectiveness of Act to be monitored 25/2014, s. 30(1)(b)(ii)
Codes of practice provided for 25/2014, s. 21(1)(d)
Transfer of cert. functions under with trans. provns. S.I. No. 436 of 2020, arts. 1(2), 2, 3, schedule 1
  S.I. No. 531 of 2012, arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1)(b), (c), (d), 4-8
  S.I. No. 139 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(1) & schedule (col. cit.), 4-8
  S.I. No. 217 of 2010, arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1) & sch. (col. cit.), 4-8
Non-application of Act in relation to licensed premises 31/2003, s. 19(11)
Redress restricted if alternative availed of 21/1998, s. 82(8) as ins. by 24/2004, s. 36
  25/1990 s. 81H as ins. by 9/2004, s. 22
Words substituted throughout Act (other than in s. 3(2)(j)(ii)) 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b), (e), (2)
S. 2 references construed 25/2014, ss. 1(3), 8, 44(2)
S. 2(1) amended 43/2015, ss. 12, 16(5)
  16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(a), (2)
  24/2010, ss. 1(2), 103(2)
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(a)
  24/2004, s. 47(a)
S. 2(3) inserted 24/2004, s. 47(b)
S. 3(1) substituted 24/2004, s. 48(a)
S. 3(1)(a) amended 43/2015, ss. 13(a)(i), 16(5)
S. 3(1)(c) amended 43/2015, ss. 13(a)(ii), 16(5)
S. 3(2)(b) amended 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 103(3)
S. 3(2)(j)(ii) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(c), (2)
S. 3(3) substituted 24/2004, s. 48(b)
S. 3(3A) inserted 24/2004, s. 48(b)
S. 3(3B) inserted 43/2015, ss. 13(b), 16(5)
S. 5(2) amended 41/2012, s. 2(a)(i)
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(b)(i)(I)
S. 5(2)(d) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(b)(i)(II)
S. 5(2)(da) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(b)(i)(III)
S. 5(2)(da) substituted 41/2012, s. 2(a)(ii)
S. 5(3) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(b)(ii)
S. 5(4) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(b)(ii)
S. 5(4A) inserted 41/2012, s. 2(b)
S. 5(5) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(b)(ii)
S. 5(6) inserted 41/2012, s. 2(c)
S. 5(7) inserted 41/2012, s. 2(c)
S. 6, saver 27/2004, ss. 2, 196(a)
S. 6(1)(c) amended 43/2015, ss. 14(a), 16(5)
S. 6(1A) inserted 43/2015, ss. 14(b), 16(5)
S. 6(2)(b) deleted 24/2004, s. 49(a)
S. 6(4) deleted 24/2004, s. 49(a)
S. 6(2)(d) substituted 24/2004, s. 49(b)
S. 6(6) amended 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 103(3)
S. 6(7) inserted 24/2004, s. 49(c)
S. 6(8) inserted 43/2015, ss. 14(c), 16(5)
S. 7(3)(c) substituted 14/2018, ss. 11(a)(i), 13(5)
S. 7(3)(ca) inserted 14/2018, ss. 11(a)(ii), 13(5)
S. 7(3)(cb) inserted 14/2018, ss. 11(a)(ii), 13(5)
S. 7(5) inserted 24/2004, s. 50
S. 7(3)(d)(i)(I) substituted 43/2015, ss. 15(a), 16(5)
S. 7(5)(b)(i) amended 43/2015, ss. 15(b)(i), 16(5)
S. 7(5)(b)(ii) amended 43/2015, ss. 15(b)(ii), 16(5)
S. 7(6) inserted 43/2015, ss. 15(c), 16(5)
S. 7(6) substituted 14/2018, ss. 11(a)(iii), 13(5)
S. 7A inserted 14/2018, ss. 11(b), 13(5)
S. 9(1)(a)(i) amended 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 103(3)
S. 11(4) substituted 24/2004, s. 51
S. 11(5) substituted 24/2004, s. 51
S. 12(1) compliance notice for contravention under 25/2014, ss. 1(3), 36(1)(b)
S. 14(1)(aa) inserted 24/2004, s. 52(a)
S. 14(1)(aa)(ii) amended 41/2012, s. 3(a)
S. 14(1)(b)(ii) amended 41/2012, s. 3(b)
S. 14(1)(c) inserted 41/2012, s. 3(c)
S. 14(2) inserted 24/2004, s. 52(b)
S. 14(3) inserted 24/2004, s. 52(b)
S. 15(3) inserted 31/2003, ss. 1(5), 25
S. 15(4) inserted 31/2003, ss. 1(5), 25
S. 15(5) inserted 31/2003, ss. 1(5), 25
S. 17 repealed 14/2005, ss. 1(2), 57
S. 18 repealed 14/2005, ss. 1(2), 57
Part 3 (ss. 20-38A) applied with mods. 25/2014, ss. 1(3), 40
Part 3 (ss. 20-38A) transfer of functions under with trans. provns. S.I. No. 531 of 2012, Arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1)(b), 3(2), 4-8
Part 3, saver 27/2004, ss. 2, 196(b)
S. 20 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(e)(i), (ii), (2)
  24/2004, s. 53
S. 21(1), (1A), (2), (3)(a), (b), (4), (6)(b), 7A(a), (d) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 21(1A) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(c)(i)
S. 21(2)(a)(ii) amended 24/2004, s. 54(a)
S. 21(2)(b) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(c)(ii)
S. 21(2A) inserted 24/2004, s. 54(b)
S. 21(3) substituted 24/2004, s. 54(c)
S. 21(3)(a) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(c)(ii)
S. 21(3)(b) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(c)(ii)
S. 21(4) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(c)(iii)
S. 21(6) substituted 24/2004, s. 54(d)
S. 21(6)(b) amended 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(c)(iv)
S. 21(7) substituted 24/2004, s. 54(d)
S. 21(7A) inserted 24/2004, s. 54(e)
S. 21(11) inserted 24/2004, s. 54(f)
S. 21(7A)(a) substituted 23/2011, s. 27
S. 21A inserted 24/2004, s. 55
S. 22 substituted 24/2004, s. 56
S. 22(1), (2) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. . 23(1), (2), (2)(a), (3) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 23(4) inserted 24/2004, s. 57
S. 23(5) inserted 24/2004, s. 57
S. 23(6) inserted 24/2004, s. 57
S. 24 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(e)(ii), (2)
S. 24(6)(a) amended 24/2004, s. 58(a)
S. 24(6)(b) amended 41/2012, s. 4
  24/2004, s. 58(b)
S. 24(6)(c) deleted 24/2004, s. 58(c)
S. 25(1), (2A)(a), (b), (c), (d), (3), (3)(a), (4) am. 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 25(1) substituted 23/2011, s. 28(a)
S. 25(1A) inserted 24/2004, s. 59
S. 25(2) substituted 29/2021, ss. 12(a), 14(2)
S. 25(2) Minister required to review operation 29/2021, ss. 13, 14(2)
S. 25(2A) inserted 23/2011, s. 28(b)
S. 25(2B) inserted 29/2021, ss. 12(b), 14(2)
S. 25A inserted 24/2004, s. 60
S. 26, (c) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 27(1), (2), (4) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 27(1)(a) amended 24/2004, s. 61(a)
S. 27(3) inserted 24/2004, s. 61(b)
S. 27(4) inserted 24/2004, s. 61(b)
S. 27(5) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(d)
S. 28 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 29(1), (2) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 30 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(f), (2)
S. 30(1) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 31 substituted 22/2015, ss. 18(1), 18(2)
S. 31 substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(g), (2)
S. 31(1) amended 24/2004, s. 62(a)
S. 31(2) substituted 24/2004, s. 62(b)
S. 31(4) substituted 24/2004, s. 62(c)
S. 31(5)(b) amended 24/2004, s. 62(d)
S. 31(6) substituted 24/2004, s. 62(e)
S. 32 deleted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(h), (2)
S. 33 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(e)(i), (2)
S. 34 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(e)(i), (2)
S. 35 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(e)(i), (2)
S. 36(1), (2) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 37 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(e)(i), (2)
S. 37(1) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 37A inserted 24/2004, s. 63
S. 38(1), (2) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
S. 38A inserted 24/2004, s. 64
S. 38A(3) amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(b)
Part 4 (s. 39) repealed 25/2014, ss. 1(3), 7, sch. 1
S. 39(b) substituted 23/2011, s. 29
S. 41 amended 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(i), (2)
S. 41(1) transfer of functions under with trans. provns. S.I. No. 531 of 2012, Arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1)(c), 3(2), 4-8
S. 41(2) transfer of functions under with trans. provns. S.I. No. 531 of 2012, Arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1)(b), 3(2), 4-8
S. 41(2) amended 24/2004, s. 65
S. 41(2A) inserted 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 76(e)
S. 41(2A) deleted 41/2012, s. 5
S. 41(4) transfer of functions under with trans. provns. S.I. No. 531 of 2012, Arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1)(c), 3(2) 4-8
S. 44(1) substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(j)(i), (ii), (2)
S. 44(1) transfer of functions under with trans. provns. S.I. No. 531 of 2012, Arts. 1(2), 2, 3(1)(d), 3(2), 4-8
S. 44(2) substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(j)(i), (ii), (2)
S. 44(3) deleted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 84(1)(j)(iii), (2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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