COMPANIES ACT 2014. NEW COMPANIES LAW WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Updated: This legislation came into effect on 1 June 2015 with some limited exceptions under SI 169 of 2015.
After 15 years of preparation, consultation and revision, a comprehensive new Companies Act was enacted on 23 December 2014. With nearly 1,500 sections and 17 Schedules, this is the largest piece of legislation ever enacted by the Oireachtas. The bulk of the legislation became effective on 1 June 2015.