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16 1989



Preliminary and General

Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Central Bank Act, 1989.


2. —This Part and Chapter VII of Part II shall come into operation upon the passing of this Act, and except where otherwise provided for, the other provisions of this Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

Interpretation generally.

3. —(1) In this Act—

the Bank” means the Central Bank of Ireland;

the Minister” means the Minister for Finance.

(2) In this Act, a reference to a Part or Chapter, section or Schedule is to a Part or Chapter or section of or Schedule to this Act, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment is intended.

(3) In this Act, a reference to a subsection or paragraph is to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other provision is intended.


4. —The Acts specified in the Schedule are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.