5 1983

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Number 5 of 1983


INSURANCE ACT, 1983


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Amendment of section 2 of Insurance Act, 1953.

2.

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Acts Referred to

Insurance Act, 1953

1953, No. 7

Insurance Acts, 1909 to 1981

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Number 5 of 1983


INSURANCE ACT, 1983


AN ACT TO AMEND THE INSURANCE ACTS, 1909 TO 1981. [31st March, 1983]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Amendment of section 2 of Insurance Act, 1953.

1. —The following subsection is hereby substituted for subsection (1) of section 2 of the Insurance Act, 1953 :

“(1) (a) For the purposes of encouraging the exportation of goods and the provision of such services as are specified from time to time by order made by the Minister, the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, may make arrangements for giving to, or for the benefit of, persons carrying on a business or profession in the State guarantees in connection with the export, manufacture, treatment or distribution of goods, the provision of services or any other matter which appears to the Minister conducive to that purpose.

(b) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order under this section.”.

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2. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Insurance Act, 1983.

(2) The Insurance Acts, 1909 to 1981, and this Act may be cited together as the Insurance Acts, 1909 to 1983.