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Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935

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Number 6 of 1935.


CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ACT, 1935.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Defilement of girl under fifteen years of age.

2.

Defilement of girl between fifteen and seventeen years of age.

3.

Power to convict otherwise than as indicted.

4.

Defilement of idiots, imbeciles, and feebleminded females.

5.

Trial of certain offences summarily.

6.

Punishment of certain offences.

7.

Amendment of section 2 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885.

8.

Amendment of section 3 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885.

9.

Amendment of section 6 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885.

10.

Amendment of section 12 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885.

11.

Amendment of sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Children Act, 1908.

12.

Amendment of the Punishment of Incest Act, 1908.

13.

Offence of keeping a brothel.

14.

Defence of consent by person under fifteen years of age.

15.

Jurisdiction to try certain offences summarily.

16.

Suppression of prostitution.

17.

Prohibition of sale and importation of contraceptives.

18.

Public indecency.

19.

Search of brothels.

20.

Repeals.

21.

Short title and citation.

SCHEDULE.

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Number 6 of 1935.


CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ACT, 1935.


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION FOR THE PROTECTION OF YOUNG GIRLS AND THE SUPPRESSION OF BROTHELS AND PROSTITUTION, AND FOR THOSE AND OTHER PURPOSES TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO SEXUAL OFFENCES. [28th February, 1935.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—