Statutory Instruments

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2017 – S.I. No. 172 of 2017

I, CATHERINE BYRNE, Minister of State at the Department of Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 8(3) of the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 9 of 2016) and the Health (Delegation of Functions) (No.3) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 511 of 2016), hereby order as follows:

  1. This Order may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016
    (Commencement) Order 2017.
  2. The 4th day of May 2017 is appointed as the day on which the following
    provisions of the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 9 of 2016) come
    into operation:

(a) section 1;
(b) section 2;
(c) section 3;
(d) section 6;
(e) paragraphs (c), (d) and (e) of section 7; and
(f) section 8.

GIVEN under my hand, 2 May 2017. CATHERINE BYRNE, Minister of State at the Department of Health.

S.I. No. 172 of 2017