Updated to 16 May 2022 (Act No. 8 of 2022 and S.I. No. 235 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-30 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(a), (b)
S. 31 but only for the purpose of repealing the enactments specified therein in so far as they relate to a regulated market (within the meaning of Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003) operated by a recognised stock exchange within the meaning Part V of the Companies Act 1990 (33/1990) 6 July 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 5(a)
S. 31 other than for the purpose of repealing the enactments specified therein in so far as they relate to a regulated market (within the meaning of Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003) operated by a recognised stock exchange within the meaning Part V of the Companies Act 1990 (33/1990) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 2(1).
Ss. 32-37 6 July 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 5(b)
S. 38 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
Ss. 39-45 1 July 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 4
S. 46 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
Ss. 47-55 1 July 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 4
S. 56 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
Ss. 57, 58 1 December 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 695 of 2005), art. 3
Ss. 59, 60 1 September 2009 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 303 of 2009), art. 2
S. 61 1 December 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 695 of 2005), art. 3
S. 62 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 2(1).
Ss. 63-68 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
S. 69 23 August 2009 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 335 of 2009), art. 2
S. 70 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
S. 71 1 December 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 695 of 2005), art. 3
S. 72 insofar as it relates to ss. (1), (2), (3), (5) and (8) of s. 311 of the Companies Act 1963 (including those subsections as they have effect by virtue of s. 43 (15) of the Companies (Amendment) (No.2) Act 1999) and s. 311A(1) of the Act of 1963  19 November 2012 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Section 72) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 449 of 2012), art. 3
S. 72 insofar as it relates to ss. 12(1)-12(3), 12A(1)-12A(3), 12B(3), 12B(7), 12C(1) of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1982 19 November 2012 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Section 72) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 449 of 2012), art. 3
S. 72 insofar as it relates to ss.8 (1) and 55 (1) of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1983 19 November 2012 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Section 72) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 449 of 2012), art. 3
S. 72 insofar as it relates to ss. 65(1)(e), 107(1), 227(1), 252(1) and 261(1) of the Companies Act 1963, s. 23(7) of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1983, ss. 12(2)(a), (b), 30(1) of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1990, and s. 16(18) of the Companies Act 1990 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 2(1).
S. 73(1) 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
Ss. 73(2)(a)-73(2)(c) 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
S. 73(2)(d) 1 September 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 6
S. 73(3) 1 September 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 6
S. 73(4) 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
S. 74 1 July 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 4
Ss. 75-84 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
Ss. 85, 86 29 June 2005 Commenced on enactment
S. 87 30 June 2005 Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 323 of 2005), art. 3(b)
Sch. 30 June 2005 See s. 77

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collectively cited Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Acts 2005 and 2020 31/2020, s. 1(3)
Act, Parts 3-6 included in collectively cited Companies Acts 1963 to 2005 s. 1(2)
Offences under Act excluded from application of Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNADatabase System) Act 2014 (11/2014), s. 11(1) S.I. No. 527 of 2015, regs. 1(2), 3, 4 and sch.
Power of Central Bank to serve documents electronically S.I. No. 300 of 2013, regs. 1(2), 2, 3
Act is a designated enactment for purposes of 22/1942, ss. 31C(1), (2) and sch. as substituted by 23/2010, s. 14(1) and sch. 1 part 1 item 82
S. 5 renumbered as s. 5(1) 31/2020, ss. 1(2), 61
S. 5(2)-(6) inserted 31/2020, ss. 1(2), 61
S. 6(1) amended 31/2020, ss. 1(2), 62
  23/2010. ss. 2, 15(14) and sch. 2 part 14 para. 20
Ss. 8(1)(a)-8(1)(d) substituted S.I. No. 257 of 2013, reg. 66(2)
S. 14(3) relevant offence under Act 22/2011, ss. 1(2), 3, schedule 1(9)
S. 15(2) relevant offence under Act 22/2011, ss. 1(2), 3, schedule 1(9)
S. 16(1) amended S.I. No. 257 of 2013, reg. 66(3)
S. 17(1) amended S.I. No. 257 of 2013, reg. 66(4)
S. 18A-18U inserted 31/2020, ss. 1(2), 63
S. 21(4) repealed 26/2013, ss. 2, 4(1), schedule 1, pt. 1, item 15
Part 3 (ss. 22-28) repealed with saver and transitional provisions 38/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 4(1), 5, schedule 2, pt. 1, schedule 6
Part 4 (ss. 29-37) repealed with saver and transitional provisions 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 1(3), 4(1), 5, schedule 2, pt. 1, schedule 6
Part 4 (ss. 29-37) saver where finding under S. I. No. 342 of 2005, regs. 1(3), 46(2)
S. 30 regulations under continued in force 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 1367(1)
S. 32 application extended S. I. No. 342 of 2005, regs. 1(3), 49(1), 49(2)
S. 34 rules made under continued in force 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 1(3), 1370(8)
Part 5 (ss. 38-55) repealed with saver and transitional provisions 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 1(3), 4(1), 5, schedule 2, pt. 1, schedule 6
S. 38(3A) inserted 41/2006, s. 15(a)
S. 41 application restricted 14/2009, s. 15(2)
S. 41 renumbered as s. 41(1) 41/2006, s. 15(b)(i)
S. 41 Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland powers to give directions, confirmation of legal professional privilege S.I. No. 324 of 2005, regs. 1(2), 31, 32
S. 41(2) inserted 41/2006, s. 15(b)(ii)
S. 42(1) deleted 41/2006, s. 15(c)(i)
S. 42(3)(d)(ii) amended 41/2006, s. 15(c)(ii)
S. 42(4) amended 41/2006, s. 15(c)(iii)
S. 42(5) amended 41/2006, s. 15(c)(iv)
S. 42(6) amended 41/2006, s. 15(c)(v)(I)
S. 42(6)(a) amended 41/2006, s. 15(c)(v)(II)
S. 43 substituted 41/2006, s. 13
S. 44(1)(b) amended 41/2006, s. 15(d)(i)
S. 44(3) deleted 41/2006, s. 15(d)(ii)
S. 45 substituted 41/2006, s. 14
S. 46 regulations under continued in force 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 1355(1)
S. 47 offence for the purposes of S.I. No. 324 of 2005, regs. 1(2), 107(4)
S. 48 relevant offence under Act 22/2011, ss. 1(2), 3, schedule 1(18)
S. 48(4) deleted 41/2006, s. 15(e)
S. 51 rules made under continued in force 38/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 1363(9)
S. 51 Prospectus Rules made under 14 Nov 2014 revoked S.I. No. 366 of 2019, art. 57(1)(a)
Part 6 (ss. 56-74) repealed with saver and transitional provisions 38/2014, ss. 1(2), 1(3), 4(1), 5 and sch. 2 part 1 sch. 6, s. 787(14)
S. 57(4)(a) form prescribed for use under S.I. No. 6 of 2007, arts. 2, 4
  S.I. No. 694 of 2005, arts. 2, 4, schedule
S. 58(2) form prescribed for use under S.I. No. 6 of 2007, arts. 2, 4
  S.I. No. 694 of 2005, arts. 2, 4, schedule
S. 59(3) fee prescribed S.I. No. 303 of 2009, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
S. 60(1) fee prescribed for application pursuant to S.I. No. 303 of 2009, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 30 Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 315 of 2012)*
  Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 342 of 2005)
S. 46 Prospectus (Directive 2003/71/EC) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 317 of 2012)**
  Prospectus (Directive 2003/71/EC) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 239 of 2012)**
  Prospectus (Directive 2003/71/EC Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 324 of 2005)**
Ss. 59, 60 Companies (Fees) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 304 of 2009)

* Continued in force by 38/2014, s. 5(7) and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(b)

** Continued in force by 38/2014, s. 5(7) and sch. 6 para. 5(1)(a)