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S.I. No.663 of 2016: International Protection Act 2015 (Commencement) (No.3) Order 2016

S.I. No.663 of 2016

This order provided that 22 December 2016 was the commencement date for the following sections of the International Protection Act 2015: section 2 (interpretation), 3 (regulations), section 15(5) (insofar as it related to prescribing a form), section 17(2) (insofar as it related to prescribing information),  section 20(1) (insofar as it related to prescribing places of detention), section 48(7) (related to the notice of the option of voluntary return to the country of origin), section 48(8) (related to notice of confirmation of voluntary return to the country of origin), section 49(10) (related to the prescribed period within which a person can seek a review of a refusal of humanitarian leave to remain), section 51(5) (related to the form of a deportation order), section 55(3) (related to the form of an application for a travel document), section 55(4) (the form of a travel document) and section 61(2) (the power to appoint an establishment day for the International Protection Appeals Tribunal). 

This order also provided that 31 December 2016 was the date for commencement of the remaining provisions of the 2015 Act.

Date: 22 December 2016
Legislation Type:Statutory Instrument (IE)
References: International Protection Act 2015
Geographical Focus:Ireland
In Force:Yes
Opt In:Not applicable
Keywords:Asylum; Asylum (Application for); Deportation; Detention;
URL: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/663/made/en/print

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International Protection Act 2015

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Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts 1956-2004

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Immigration Act 2004

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Immigration Act 2003

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Immigration Act 1999

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Refugee Act 1996

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Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014

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Employment Permits Act 2006

employment permits - employment of legally resident third country national - labour migration

Employment Permits Act 2003

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European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003

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